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STAR: The Detroit Sound Conservancy Wants to Build a Vault

January 30, 2015

By Travis Wright





WDET's STAR initiative supports arts and culture non-profits that do pivotal work on humble budgets. If you listen to WDET regularly, you might've heard about the Detroit Sound Conservancy and its mission to archive Detroit's musical history.

But that was last year. Now, with community support, things are growing and goals are increasingly ambitious. Founder and director Carleton Gholz speaks with WDET's Travis Wright about recording oral histories and producing a conference last year, and the Conservancy's plans in 2015 to launch a new music series ... and build a vault!