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The Library of Congress unveils its National Recording Preservation Plan, which outlines 32 recommendations for how public and private institutions can archive America’s audio recordings—-in a way other than merely posting them on YouTube [Library of Congress]

What’s that? Musicians still don’t want to play music in D.C.? Well, carry on then! I see the status quo remains intact. Though in Chris Richards’ story about players who move elsewhere to be creative, D.C.-to-New York producer and rapper Oddisee at least puts a nice spin on it: “I’m not mad that D.C. isn’t a place where I could stay. This is a country built on job specialization. When you want to get into the computer industry, you go to Silicon Valley … To ask for every person’s home town to be on the same level is almost unfair.” [Post]

CapitalBop’s guide to the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival, which begins on Friday in Rockville [Capital Bop]

National Symphony Orchestra: reportedly killin’ it overseas [Post]