PopMatters takes a look at Dust-to-Digital's Longing For The Past. Along with the review is a great interview with the compilation producer David Murray.
"My interest in these old recordings, at least partially, is that they hint at the way music sounded before the recording process was invented. Centuries of music have come and gone, unrecorded. Our whole recorded history is just the tip of the iceberg. It’s as if the only photo you had of your life was from yesterday."