Film, Video NDIIIPP Special Event: Ian MacKaye

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Title
NDIIIPP Special Event: Ian MacKaye
Summary
Groundbreaking singer, songwriter and guitarist Ian MacKaye spoke at the Library of Congress on personal digital archiving and the need to educate creators and users in ways to steward our digital cultural heritage.
Event Date
May 07, 2013
Notes
-  As both performer and producer, MacKaye has documented music coming out of the Washington, D.C. underground for the past 30 years. MacKaye founded Dischord Records as a teenager in 1980 with partner Jeff Nelson. Their original intent was simply to release a single to document their recently defunct band, The Teen Idles. The label has since gone on to release music from more than 60 bands, with more than 160 albums during the past 25 years. In the process, the label performed a citizen-archivist role, documenting Washington-area music in many forms and catalyzing cultural activity and community-building in the nation's capital and around the world.
Related Resources
Event Press Release: http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2013/13-080.html
Preservation at the Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/preservation/
Running Time
1 hours, 27 minutes, 13 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text

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