LegacyRecordingsVault.com, The Crowdsourced Archives Initiative, Invites Fans Each Month To Help Bring Sought-After Recordings Into The Digital Age
First Four LegacyRecordingsVault.com Digital Titles Available Now
Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announces the first four catalog titles to be released digitally in response to the enthusiasm of music fans voting online at LegacyRecordingsVault.com.
The four LP titles now available for purchase as digital downloads mark the first of a monthly series of albums to be released digitally according to crowdsourced fan feedback.
The LegacyRecordingsVault.com May 2013 titles–as voted on by fans online–are:
Each and every month, fans are encouraged to cast their votes at LegacyRecordingsVault.com for upcoming digital releases. Join in and help the Sony Music Archives unearth more lost treasures!
LegacyRecordingsVault.com formally launched in March 2013 as an online music fan forum seeking direct input on future digital releases from the world’s foremost archive of commercial recordings. The website allows fans to vote on which rare or out-of-print recordings they’d like to see made available digitally, along with the opportunity to offer their own release suggestions and comments. The site draws on an unmatched collection of music dating back to the 1880s with artists and titles representing virtually every historical genre.
is spotlighting titles currently under consideration for digital release. Fans are encouraged to vote for the albums they’d most like to see made available as digital releases, and to make their own suggestions. With thousands of albums in the Legacy Recordings archives becoming potentially available for digital release, this crowdsourced service provides a valuable mechanism in the preservation of the original recordings while giving the online community a new way to request access to an unprecedented array of historically and culturally significant music.
Legacy Recordings is crowdsourcing its archives and no artist or project is too obscure for consideration. Visit LegacyRecordingsVault.com and share it on Facebook, Google+, and Twitter.