Through the winter here at SPACE we have had a bit of a (unintentional) live music drought. Luckily, spring showers are right around the corner, and we have a bunch of great music shows lined up for the next few months. From tonight's always good and always unpredictable 48 Hour Music Festival through the ghostly Appalachian guitar music of William Tyler we have a diverse set of musicians... MORE
A couple of weeks ago I responded to a Craigslist post from Lyman, Me., where several hundred 78s were stuffed into a plastic shed. They were obviously moldy and damp, and I didn't expect much. It's hard enough to find great old records in the South (where the hillbilly and "race"* records I care the most for were predominantly sold), and despite there once having been a furniture store on... MORE
Nathan Salsburg is a producer, guitarist, and Curator of the Alan Lomax Archive. He lives between Portland, Me., and Louisville, Ky., and is guest-blogging this week as SPACE's Arts Administrator in Residence.
Needing a spot to set up shop during a month-long visit t0 Portland in March 2012, I was not only offered a desk, an internet connection, and a key by Nat and the SPACE gang, but I was... MORE