Streaming access to CD-quality audio, complete original liner notes and essays from independent record labels and sound archives. The primary focus is the preservation and dissemination of important recordings that have been neglected by the commercial marketplace.
Addresses and investigates environmental issues with diverse perspectives from the scientific community, policymakers, and corporate interests. Robust coverage from scholarly journals, magazines, and reference content.
This streaming music database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Includes songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more.
Delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent; contains genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music – Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.
Contains a wide range of popular music from around the world, including hundreds of thousands of tracks from major genres in pop music, including alternative, country, Christian, electronic, hip-hop, metal, punk, new age, R&B, reggae, rock, soundtracks and many more.
Includes the published recordings owned by the non-profit Smithsonian Folkways Recordings label and the archival audio collections of the Folkways Records, Cook, Dyer-Bennet, Fast Folk, Monitor, Paredon and other labels. Also includes music recorded around the African continent by Dr. Hugh Tracey for the International Library of African Music (ILAM) at Rhodes University and material collected on the South Asian subcontinent from the Archive Research Centre for Ethnomusicology (ARCE), sponsored by the American Institute for Indian Studies.
Audio and video recordings of original psychological experiments (when existent) and associated primary-source documents. Includes exclusive and hard-to-find materials such as notes from experiment participants, journal articles, books, field notes, letters penned by the lead psychologist, videos of modern-day replications, and modifications to the original experiments.