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x, 207 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • DIGITAL MUSIC DISTRIBUTION: * The sociology of online music streams * Hendrik Storstein Spilker * Table of contents * Acknowledgements * ã CHAPTER 1 * Introduction: Digital Dramas * Music On Demand? * The Folding of Technologies * Into and Beyond "The Piracy Wars" * ã CHAPTER 2: * Not only about listening: Understanding the new everyday life of music * Perspectives on the Appropriation of Digital Music * Analyzing youth * The omnipresence and omni-interest in music * Top ten music-related practices * You can always get what you want? * ã CHAPTER 3 * The value of access: Negotiating file-sharing and streaming among youth and with parents * Domesticating controversial technologies * Piracy as morality and rebellion * Digital music technologies as generational boundary markers and asymmetries * Reflections on piracy and legality * Together in crime? * Music in context - negotiating other ICT's * An access culture? * ã CHAPTER 4 * In search of the "hacker-punk": Digital music technologies for countercultural measures? * The promises of Punk Style Do-it-yourself * The Quest for the Hacker Punk * What is so Punk about Punk? * The Digitalized Underground * In Search of the Hacker Punk * The Gap between Near and Bin(e)ary Things * The Unruliness of Technology * ã CHAPTER 5: * Pre-distribution networks and professional networks: Becoming an artist in the age of "piracy cultures" * Of Network Studios and Piracy Cultures * Assembling Work * A Visit to the Network Studio * Being Within or Without the Music Industry? * The Pre-Distribution Network and the Professional Network * Hail to the Album! * ã CHAPTER 6 * The irony of virtuality: The production of music and news in "the new economy" * The contents of "the new economy" * Network society or Internet society? * A prehistory of digital news and music * Ensure control over the resources * Gain entry to the networks * Gain entry to the networks #part 2 * Ensure control #part 2 * The new economy: a parasitic economy? * The irony of virtuality * ã CHAPTER 7 * The making of "piracy standards": Assessing the interplay between commercialism and idealism in technology development * The Interplay between Idealism and Commercialism * The Movement of Technologies Across Time and Space * MP3's Route to Dominance * DivX: The MP3 of Video? * The power of the piracy-entrepreneur nexus * ã CHAPTER 8 * Media kills music? An Analysis of the Newspaper Coverage of the Piracy Kills Music Campaign * The Fourth Music Estate? * Understanding the Role of the Media in the Piracy Controversies * Identifying frames * Qualitative Framing Analysis * The-support-and-help-the-industry-frame * The-dying-dinosaur-frame * The-head-in-the-sand-frame * The-hopeless-and-desperate-frame * The most-successful-campaign-of-all-time-frame * Quantitative Framing Analysis * - Wasn't much help to get... * ã CHAPTER 9: * The regulation of digital music distribution: Assessing the states and futures of the field * Introducing five regulatory models * 1. The partly obviation of the ownership model * 2. The hope and heath of the access model * 3. The professionalization of the alternative revenue model * 4. The remix model as ideology and practice * 5. The radical and the limited compensation model * The manifold roles of music, musicians and music-users * ã CHAPTER 10 * The Music Welfare State * Folding Revisited * Programs, Antiprograms, Circumventions, Ramifications... * The Old and the New Divide * The Triumph of Piracy * The Technological Empire * A State of Balance? * ã References *.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138673908 20171201
The digital music revolution and the rise of piracy cultures has transformed the music world as we knew it. Digital Music Distribution aims to go beyond the polarized and reductive perception of `piracy wars' to offer a broader and richer understanding of the paradoxes inherent in new forms of distribution. Covering both production and consumption perspectives, Spilker analyses the changes and regulatory issues through original case studies, looking at how digital music distribution has both changed and been changed by the cultural practices and politicking of ordinary youth, their parents, music counter cultures, artists and bands, record companies, technology developers, mass media and regulatory authorities. Exploring the fundamental change in distribution, Spilker investigates paradoxes such as: ã * The criminalization of file-sharing leading not to conflicts, but to increased collaboration between youths and their parents; * Why the circulation of cultural content, extremely damaging for its producers, has instead been advantageous for the manufacturers of recording equipment; * Why more artists are recording in professional sound studios, despite the proliferation of good quality equipment for home recording; * Why mass media, hit by many of the same challenges as the music industry, has been so critical of the way it has tackled these challenges. ã A rare and timely volume looking at the changes induced by the digitalization of music distribution, Digital Music Distribution will appeal to undergraduate students and policy makers interested in fields such as Media Studies, Digital Media, Music Business, Sociology and Cultural Studies.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138673908 20171201
Music Library
xiv, 295 pages : forms ; 25 cm
  • Management agreements
  • Production company deals (... and the contract from hell which no artist should sign)
  • Artist recording contracts with record companies
  • A simple guide to sync deals
  • Producer agreements
  • Music publishing and songwriter contracts
  • Music and the movies : composer agreements / written with Robert Seigal
  • Live performance and booking agreements (a lawyer's guide to structuring paid music gigs
  • Music video production contracts
  • Band agreements and essential business actions a band (or solo artist) can take at little to no cost without the services of an attorney
  • Investment agreements.
The 11 Contracts Every Artist, Songwriter, and Producer Should Know is an in-depth guide to help artists, songwriters, and producers navigate the tricky world of contract negotiations in the music industry. This book analyses the most common, and important, contracts including management, production company, sync license, and producer agreements all paired with professional commentary and exclusive interviews with top industry moguls. Readers will learn the ins and outs of both the legal and business side of contracts in the music industry so that they will never find themselves stuck on the wrong side of a bad deal. Features invaluable information on these 11 crucial music industry contracts: Management Agreements Production Company and New Artist Indie Label Deals Sync Licenses Producer Agreements Music Publishing Deals Composer Agreements Live Performance Contracts Music Video Production Contracts Band Agreements & Business Actions Artists Can Take Without an Attorney Investment Agreements.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781495076701 20170403
Law Library (Crown)
279 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits, facsimiles ; 24 cm
  • The first time America heard herself
  • I'll get a break someday: Will Shade and the Memphis Jug Band
  • In the shadow of Clinch Mountain: The Carter Family
  • My heart keeps singing: Elder J.E. Burch
  • Gonna die with my hammer in my hand: Dick Justice and the Williamson Brothers
  • Down the dirt road: Charley Patton and the Mississippi Delta Blues
  • Chant of the snake dance: The Hopi Indian Chanters
  • Bird of paradise: Joseph Kekuku
  • Mal hombre: Lydia Mednoza
  • Allons à Lafayette: The Breaux Family
  • Avalon blues: Mississippi John Hurt
  • The American epic sessions
  • Travel and the crew.
The companion book to the ground breaking BBC Arena documentary series celebrating the pioneers and artists of American roots music, blues, gospel, folk, Cajun, Appalachian, Hawaiian, Native American without which there would be no jazz, rock, country R&B, or hip hop today. Jack White, T. Bone Burnett, and Robert Redford have teamed up to executive produce American Epic, a historical music project exploring the pivotal recording journeys of the early twentieth century, which for the first time captured the breadth of American music and made it available to the world. It was, in a very real way, the first time America truly heard herself. In the 1920s and 1930s, as radio took over the pop music business, record companies were forced to leave their studios in major cities in search of new styles and markets. Ranging the mountains, prairies, rural villages, and urban ghettos of America, they discovered a wealth of unexpected talent-farmers, labourers, and ethnic minorities playing styles that blended the intertwining strands of Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas. These recordings form the bedrock for modern music as we know it, but during the Depression many record companies went out of business and more than ninety percent of the fragile 78 rpm discs were destroyed. Fortunately, thanks to the continuing efforts of cultural detectives and record devotees, the stories of America's earliest musicians can finally be told. Bernard MacMahon and Allison McGourty, who directed and produced the documentary with American musician Duke Erikson, spent years traveling around the US in search of recollections of those musical pioneers. Their fascinating account, written with the assistance of prize-winning author Elijah Wald, continues the journey of the series and features additional stories, never-before-seen photographs, and unearthed artwork. It also contains contributions from many of the musicians who participated including Taj Mahal, Nas, Willie Nelson, and Steve Martin, plus a behind-the-scenes look at the incredible journey across America.American Epic is an extraordinary testament to our country's musical roots, the transformation of our culture, and the artists who gave us modern popular music.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781501135606 20170703
Archive of Recorded Sound
349 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 26 cm
This spectacular volume is a compendium of beautiful recording and playback equipment and at the same time an engaging, comprehensive history of sound recording. Organized chronologically, it showcases specially commissioned photography of the beautiful, iconic and rarely seen objects contained within the diverse collections of the EMI Archive Trust. Recording equipment, playback devices, catalogues, artist files, records, master tapes, radios and televisions are all here, accompanied by detailed specifications and intriguing archival photographs. Interspersed with the timeline and images are in-depth articles that tell the complete stories of the pioneering advances in the evolution of sound technology, from the invention of the 'Gramophone' method to the development of electronic signal amplifiers, and from the arrival of magnetic tape recording to the advent of CDs and the dawn of the digital age. It is sure to prove irresistible to music geeks and design lovers alike.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780500519288 20171009
Archive of Recorded Sound
155 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Les Studios d'Enregistrement -- La Direction -- L'Exploitation des disques â l'International -- Le Département Classique -- Les Arrangeurs -- Les Artistes -- Les Directeurs Artistiques -- Une Américaine à Paris.
"Il y a ce que tout le monde connaît : l'élégant tout de blanc vêtu, avec une fine moustache à la Clark Gable, les fêtes, les femmes, Saint-Trop' et les paparazzi. Et puis la plus grande maison de disques indépendante "Made in France" qui a eu l'intuition de la révolution du microsillon dès 1948 et qui a lancé tant de stars. Mais il y a aussi, juste avant, la rencontre dans une cave à jazz d'Édouard Ruault, fils de limonadier et pianiste, et de Nicole Vandenbussche, issue d'une famille bourgeoise du nord. Elle voyage aux États-Unis dont elle maîtrise la langue. C'est le couple mythique, la matrice qui rend tout possible, qui lance cette "chevauchée fantastique" que l'auteure retrace ici de l'intérieur, en multipliant les anecdotes, les témoignages des membres de "la bande à Barclay". Elle ouvre aussi au lecteur toutes ses malles à souvenirs, des photos rares et toute une série de petits objets promotionnels de l'époque qui forment comme une sorte de culte domestique. On croise les jazzmen, Jacques Brel, Léo Ferré, Charles Aznavour, Dalida, Jean Ferrat, Eddy Mitchell, Daniel Balavoine, Michel Delpech... Et en creux, loin des clichés, le portrait plein de nuances et de tendresse de M. Eddie."--Page 4 of cover.
Music Library
xv, 420 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
How record albums and their covers delivered mood music, lifestyle advice, global sounds, and travel tips to midcentury Americans who longed to be modern.The sleek hi-fi console in a well-appointed midcentury American living room might have had a stack of albums by musicians like Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, or Patti Page. It was just as likely to have had a selection of LPs from slightly different genres, with such titles as Cocktail Time, Music for a Chinese Dinner at Home, The Perfect Background Music for Your Home Movies, Honeymoon in Hawaii, Strings for a Space Age, or Cairo! The Music of Modern Egypt. The brilliantly hued, full-color cover art might show an ideal listener, an ideal living room, an ideal tourist in an exotic landscape -- or even an ideal space traveler. In Designed for Hi-Fi Living, Janet Borgerson and Jonathan Schroeder listen to and look at these vinyl LPs, scouring the cover art and the liner notes, and find that these albums offered a guide for aspirational Americans who yearned to be modern in postwar consumer culture.Borgerson and Schroeder examine the representations of modern life in a selection of midcentury record albums, discussing nearly 150 vintage album covers, reproduced in color -- some featuring modern art or the work of famous designers and photographers. Offering a fascinating glimpse into the postwar imagination, the first part, "Home, " explores how the American home entered the frontlines of cold war debates and became an entertainment zone -- a place to play music, mix drinks, and impress guests with displays of good taste. The second part, "Away, " considers albums featuring music, pictures, and tourist information that prepared Americans for the jet age as well as the space race.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780262036238 20171030
Archive of Recorded Sound, Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
256 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Music Library
xi, 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Preface 1. Introduction Part I 2. Metro Manila's Independent Scene 3. What Happened to the Music Industries? Part II 4. In Bedrooms and Real Estate Offices: Independent Music Production 5. From SoundCloud to iTunes to the Gigs: Distributing Independent Music 6. Everything Is Online? Promoting the Scene 7. Raising Funds with Artiste Connect: Crowdfunding in the Philippines 8. Conclusion: Everyone Is Indie Now? Postface.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138223745 20170911
Since the turn of the century, the impact of digital technologies on the promotion, production and distribution of music in the Philippines has both enabled and necessitated an increase in independent musical practices. In the first in-depth investigation into the independent music scene in the Philippines, Monika E. Schoop exposes and portrays the as yet unexplored restructurings of the Philippine music industries, showing that digital technologies have played an ambivalent role in these developments. While they have given rise to new levels of piracy, they have also offered unprecedented opportunities for artists. The near collapse of the transnational recording industry in the Philippines stands in stark contrast to a thriving independent music scene in the county's national capital region, Metro Manila, which cuts across musical genres and whose members successfully adjust to a rapidly evolving industry scenario. Independent practices have been facilitated by increased access to broadband Internet, the popularity of social media platforms and home recording technology. At the same time, changing music industry structures often leave artists with no other option but to operate independently. Based on extensive fieldwork online and offline, the book explores the diverse and innovative music production, distribution, promotion and financing strategies that have become constitutive of the independent music scene in twenty-first-century Manila.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138223745 20170911
Music Library
310 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
'You don't have to be a musician; all you need are the ideas and you can come up with something interesting.' Daniel Miller, founder of Mute Records Mute is one of the most revered and influential indie labels of all time. Through the music of its tight-knit community of artists - ranging from Cabaret Voltaire, Throbbing Gristle, Nick Cave's The Birthday Party and Einsturzende Neubauten to Depeche Mode, Yazoo, Erasure, Laibach and Goldfrapp - it has had an incalculable impact on popular music for forty years. This authoritative, sumptuously illustrated history of the label features stunning artwork and photography - much of it previously unseen - and revelatory behind-thescenes insights from those who have worked with the label. Revealing text contributions from key players, together with ground-breaking shots and video stills from lengendary photographers, make this book the definitive chronicle of the iconic label, which today has offices in the USA, UK, Germany and France and an unparalleled reputation worldwide.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780500519721 20180122
Archive of Recorded Sound

10. My British invasion [2017]

1 online resource (322 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations.
Co-founder of Rhino Records, Harold Bronson, tells his story. As a passionate music fan who explored the British music scene and met many of the performers whose music he loved, and in some cases got to know them as a music journalist, music executive, or friend, Harold gives an insiders account of London's 1970s music scene. With chapters on Harold's immersion in London's rock scene in the early '70s and others on significant music makers from the '60s and '70s, My British Invasion gives both large and small scopes of the scene that brought us Herman's Hermits, The Hollies, The Kinks, The Yardbirds, Johnny Rotten, and Pirate Radio. A must for all music fans of the British Invasion of the 1960s and 70s.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781945572098 20180115
ProQuest Ebook Central Access limited to 1 user
291 pages ; 23 cm.
Archive of Recorded Sound
489 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 34 cm
The legend of a music label 75 years of Capitol Records From the Beatles to Beck, Sinatra to Sam Smith, a parade of era-defining artists have passed through the doors of the Capitol Records Tower, one of Hollywood s most distinctive landmarks and home to one of the world s most defining labels for the past 75 years. To commemorate this extraordinary history of recorded music, TASCHEN presents this official account of Capitol Records, from its founding year of 1942 through to today. With a foreword by Beck, essays by cultural historians and music and architecture critics, as well as hundreds of images from Capitol s extensive archives, we follow the label s evolution and the making of some of the greatest music of the 20th and 21st centuries. Through pop, rock, country, classical, soul, and jazz, the photographic and musical history includes the label s most sucessful, cool, hip, and creative stars, as well as the one-hit wonders who had their all-too-brief moments in the spotlight.Along the way, we encounter the likes of Miles Davis, Nat King Cole, the Kingston Trio, and Frank Sinatra in Capitol s first 20 years; the Beach Boys, the Band, and the Beatles in the 1960s; global rock magnets Pink Floyd, Wings, Steve Miller Band, Bob Seger, and Linda Ronstadt in the 1970s, and such contemporary stars as Coldplay, Katy Perry, and Sam Smith. An unmissable milestone for music lovers, 75 Years of Capitol Records is a live and kicking celebration of a mighty giant in the industry that created the soundtrack to generations past, present, and future.Text in English, French, and German".
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783836550284 20170313
Archive of Recorded Sound

13. Digital tradition [2016]

1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), map (black and white)
In one of the first ethnographies of contemporary studio music production, author Eliot Bates investigates the emergence of a transnational market for Anatolian minority popular musics in the Turkish music industry. With its unique interdisciplinary approach, 'Digital Tradition' sets a new standard for the study of recorded music.
xvii, 486 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Heaven Was Detroit: From Jazz to Hip-hop and Beyond is the first of its kind to capture the full spectrum of Detroit popular music from the early 1900s to the twenty-first century. Readers will find in this unique and stimulating anthology new essays, and a few classics, by widely known and respected music writers, critics, and recording artists who weigh in on their careers and experiences in the Detroit music scene, from rock to jazz and everything in between. With a foreword by the acclaimed rock writer Dave Marsh and iconic photos by Leni Sinclair, the book features such well-known writers as Greil Marcus, Jaan Uhelszki, Al Young, Susan Whitall, Gary Graff, John Sinclair, and many others. Divided into nine sections, the book moves chronologically through the early days of jazz in Detroit, to the rock 'n' roll of the 1960s, and on to today's electronica scene, with so many groundbreaking moments in between. Topics in this collection of essays include Motown's connection to the Civil Rights Movement and the Black Power Movement through its side label, Black Forum Records; Lester Bangs's exemplary piece on Alice Cooper; the story behind the emergence of rap legend Eminem; and Craig Maki's enlightening history on "hillbilly rock" - just to name a few. With a rich musical tradition to rival Nashville, Detroit serves as the inspiration, backdrop, and playground for some of the most influential music artists of the past century. Heaven Was Detroit captures the essence of the Detroit music scene: the grit, the spark, the desire to tell a story set to the rhythm of the city. Fans of any music genre will find something that speaks to them in the pages of this collection.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780814341223 20170117
Music Library
399 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Motown: The Sound of Young America is the definitive, authorised visual history of the Detroit-based independent record company which became a style unto itself, a prolific and hugely successful production line of suave, sassy and sophisticated music through the sixties, seventies and eighties. Featuring extensive, specially commissioned photography of treasures gathered from the archives, this landmark publication also captures the graphic and design iconography which underpinned Motown's extraordinary creativity. Packed with fresh insights gleaned from scores of interviews with key players, this exceptional, revealing book delves into the workings of the Motown machine and details how a dedicated team of backroom believers, white and black, turned a small family business into a popular music powerhouse. This was the home of Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Diana Ross & the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, the Jackson 5, the Temptations and many more. Motown: The Sound of Young America is a spectacular labour of love befitting an incredible story.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780500518298 20161018
Music Library
xiv, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction 1. Music as Merchandise, Commodities, Value Discourses in India 2. Music Stores and the Indian Music Industry 3. "Is Se Kuch Sasta Hai?": Music Commodities, Circulation, and Value in Indian Markets 4. Experiencing the Brand, Branding the Experience 5. Putting Music in its Place: Merchandising in Space and Time 6. Store Employees and Customers 7. Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138947801 20160802
This book examines music stores as sites of cultural production in contemporary India. Analyzing social practices of selling music in a variety of retail contexts, it focuses upon the economic and social values that are produced and circulated by music retailers in the marketplace. Based upon research conducted over a volatile ten-year period of the Indian music industry, Beaster-Jones discusses the cultural histories of the recording industry, the social changes that have accompanied India's economic liberalization reforms, and the economic realities of selling music in India as digital circulation of music recordings gradually displaced physical distribution. The volume considers the mobilization of musical, economic, and social values as a component of branding discourses in neoliberal India, as a justification for new regimes of legitimate use and intellectual property, as a scene for the performance of cosmopolitanism by shopping, and as a site of anxiety about transformations in the marketplace. It relies upon ethnographic observation and interviews from a variety of sources within the Indian music industry, including perspectives of executives at music labels, family-run and corporate music stores, and hawkers in street markets selling counterfeit recordings. This ethnography of the practices, spaces, and anxieties of selling music in urban India will be an important resource for scholars in a wide range of fields, including ethnomusicology, anthropology, popular music studies, and South Asian studies.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138947801 20160802
Green Library
277 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Der Mythos von der postindustriellen Welt / Werner Plumpe und Andre Steiner
  • Abschied von der Industrie? : Wirtschaftlicher Strukturwandel in West- und Ostdeutschland seit den 1960er Jahren / André Steiner
  • Eine alte Industrie vor neuen Herausforderungen Aufbrüche und Niedergänge im ost- und westdeutschen Maschinenbau seit den 1960er Jahren / Ralf Ahrens
  • "Die nicht-kreativen Hintergründe liefern" Tonträgerindustrien in Ost- und Westdeutschland im Strukturwandel der 1950er bis 1980er Jahre / Christian A. Müller
  • Urlaub von der Stange Reiseveranstalter und der Wandel des Pauschaltourismus in beiden deutschen Staaten (1960-1990) / Jr̲g Lesczenski
  • Literatur
  • Autoren.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xix, 137 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Foreword.- 1.The state of play.- 2.The new business of music.- 3.Standing out in the crowd.- 4.Creativities, production technologies and song authorship.- 5.The realities of practice.- 6.Popular music education.- 7.The 'new' artist.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319403632 20170123
This research-based book outlines career models for artists, methods of creative engagement, artistic options including individuality and branding, production practices, the realities of being a musician in the new industries, and implications for popular music education. Due to the profound effects of the digitisation of music, the music industries have undergone rapid transformation. The former record label dominated industry has been supplanted by new industries, including digital aggregators, strategists and online platforms. These new music industries now facilitate 'direct' access to both artists and their music. While such accessibility and the potential for artist exposure have never been greater, the challenge to stand out or to even navigate a musical career pathway is formidable. A useful resource for musicians and educators, this text highlights the ways in which the new music industries facilitate increased opportunities for 21st Century popular musicians to collaborate, communicate and interact with others interested in their music.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319403632 20170123
Music Library
8, 178, 31, 10 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
East Asia Library
262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction / Philippe Le Guern -- L'intensité matérielle de l'écoute musicale sous forme de données -- La découverte musicale en régime numérique -- Environnements numériques de l'écoute et culture publique -- Salle de concert ou internet ? -- Payer pour la musique à l'ère du tout-gratuit-pour-tous -- Opulence musicale et recommandation -- Youtube, la musique et moi -- Au service de la création indépendante -- Les métadonnées musicales -- Réalité virtuelle, spatialisation sonore et futur de l'ethnomusicologie -- Infra-sons et basses fréquences -- Une voix sans corps pour des corps sans voix -- Le livre numérique et sa bande-son -- Musique et narration dans le jeu de rôle sur table.
Music Library


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