Hey Marie, ARSC is just a microcosm of the USA, warts and all Nuff said :-) 

    On Wednesday, April 27, 2016 2:30 AM, Marie O'Connell <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

 Well done Maddie and I found it very refreshing to have some home truths

Very early on in my involvement with ARSC in about 1999 I was scolded over
nothing and felt so put down for my mistakenly sending an email that was
meant to go to our audio engineering department.

Rise above it :-)

On Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 6:10 PM, Corey Bailey <[log in to unmask]>

> Thanks Lou for the trip down memory lane. I've been through the front door
> of McCabes many, many times. Seen many performances there, going back to
> the 1970's. Recorded "Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs" and the band: "Byron
> Burline & Sundance" there. The luthier there worked on a couple of my
> acoustic guitars. And, I have purchased many, many items there. Some of
> which I still have. I do hope that whomever winds up with this project is
> indeed qualified.
> Kind Regards,
> Corey
> Corey Bailey Audio Engineering
> On 4/26/2016 4:22 PM, Lou Judson wrote:
>> two things:
>> 1. The URL is poorly typed:<>
>> is better
>> 2. It is the McCabe’s Collection, not McCabes Guitar shop in Los Angleles
>> oh! No, I am wrong there:
>> <
>> >
>> but McCabes is not located in Marin! I am, though.
>> I wish the job WAS in Marin County CA. - I’d be all over it.
>> <L>
>> Lou Judson
>> Intuitive Audio
>> 415-883-2689
>> On Apr 26, 2016, at 3:37 PM, Matt Sohn<[log in to unmask]>  wrote:
>>> I would be curious to hear more about the collection this job recipient
>>> will be preserving. I see from the UNC website that this relates to McCabes
>>> Guitar Shop in Marin. Some stellar talents have performed there over the
>>> years. What years are covered on the tapes? I would love to be involved in
>>> this project, but the prospect of relocating to NC for a 4-month gig at
>>> less than $20/hr kinda cools my jets.. I envy the successful
>>> applicant..-Matt Sohn
>>>    On Tuesday, April 26, 2016 5:14 AM, "Weiss, Steven M"<
>>> [log in to unmask]>  wrote:
>>> The Southern Folklife Collection of the Wilson Special Collections
>>> Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a
>>> qualified Preservation Audio Engineer to assist with digitization of unique
>>> historical audio-cassette recordings from the McCabe’s Collection. This
>>> position is a full-time, four month grant position funded by The Grammy
>>> Foundation. Under the direction of the Curator of the Southern Folklife
>>> Collection, the technician will be responsible for equipment setup,
>>> playback, and digitization of unique historical audio cassette recordings
>>> according to international standards IASA TC05, create technical metadata
>>> relating to the digital audio files, assess and quality check digital
>>> transfers and related metadata, manage digital files held on networked
>>> storage, log digitization work carried out and provide progress reports.
>>> Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: Associate’s degree in
>>> electronics; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All
>>> degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Strong
>>> communication and organizational skills are required.
>>> Preferred Qualifications:
>>> Candidates will have a relevant degree-level qualification or 2 years of
>>> experience in a professional audio archive, be able to demonstrate a
>>> thorough understanding of and familiarity with audio recording, playback
>>> and transfer technologies, and have an in-depth knowledge of both obsolete
>>> sound carriers and contemporary digital audio formats.
>>> Applicants will have proven experience in using digital audio
>>> workstations, creating metadata relating to digital audio resources, strong
>>> IT skills and an ability to assess the quality of audio recordings by
>>> listening.”
>>> Deadline: April 29, 2016
>>> To apply visit:<