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Jan 2011

Population: not many

Old school hip hop sampling techniques presenting even older school responsibility for the future we are creating.

By Matt Cornell / 28 Jan 2011
Sound

Australia Day 2011 Honours

The National Film and Sound Archive extends its congratulations to the following appointments as Members of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day 2011 Honours List.

Film
Radio
Sound
Television

Recovering audiovisual treasures

As Queensland and Western Australian towns are devastated by massive floods, efforts will need to be made to save precious film and other audiovisual treasures.

By Mick Newnham / 10 Jan 2011
Film
Object
Sound

Waltzing Matilda, covered

Just about every craze, fad and fashion in popular music has generated a recording of Waltzing Matilda.

By Graham McDonald / 7 Jan 2011
Documents
Sound
Dec 2010

Our summer playlist

From Little Pattie to Mondo Rock, check out our sizzling Sounds of Summer playlist.

By Matthew Davies / 21 Dec 2010
Sound

Australian Jazz Archive

The Australian Jazz Archive is a part of the NFSA collection.

By Matthew Davies / 15 Dec 2010
Sound
Nov 2010

Orphan works

The NFSA sponsors a new user guide on flexible dealing and cultural institutions.

By Fiona Gunn / 30 Nov 2010
Documents
Film
Object
Photographs
Posters
Sound

Cooee Cabaret in Warrnambool

Shane Howard, of the classic Aussie band Goanna, will tonight perform one of the band's biggest hits 'Solid Rock' for the people of Warrnambool as part of Cooee Cabaret.

By Sarah Rhodes / 12 Nov 2010
Sound

Vale Dame Joan Sutherland

In a state memorial service today at the Sydney Opera House, over 2000 people celebrated the life and career of the Australian operatic legend.

By Vincent Plush / 9 Nov 2010
Sound
Oct 2010

The mysteries of Taiwanese LPs

A recent acquisition in the recorded sound section of NFSA included a curious copy of a Seekers LP from the late 1960s.

By Graham McDonald / 27 Oct 2010
Sound