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Sounds Of The Past

Tuesday 28th May / presented by Andy Snelling

What do Nick Cave, The Warumpi Band and the Vegemite jingle all have in common?

They all feature on the National Registry of Recorded Sound, a living archive of Australia’s creativity and an audio record of our place in the world. The National Film and Sound Archive is putting the call out once again for nominations for ten new additions to the archive. Started in 2007, public nominations are whittled down yearly by a panel of judges aiming to curate a selection of sounds that are quintessentially Australian.

So how do they decide who, or what, makes the cut? Let’s ask Curator Matthew Davis…

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