media-burn-archive:

Gif file of stills from ten minutes of raw video of an interview between Gil Scott-Heron and Skip Blumberg in 1989. In the interview, Scott-Heron explains the meaning of the phrase “the revolution will not be televised.” Watch to find out. 

media-burn-archive:

Gif file of stills from ten minutes of raw video of an interview between Gil Scott-Heron and Skip Blumberg in 1989. In the interview, Scott-Heron explains the meaning of the phrase “the revolution will not be televised.” Watch to find out. 

chicagoscreenshots:

via Gapers Block: “British Pathé, one of the original newsreel companies, just put 85,000 videos up on YouTube — including quite a few of Chicago.”

chicagoscreenshots:

Doctor Detroit, 1983, on (or near) Rush Street. 

Pretty sure none of these restaurants or clubs exist anymore.

weformlikevoltron:

Frankie Knuckles at Power House club, 1986 opening night (by MediaBurnArchive)

(via vhsdreamz)

The mighty trinity of video artifacts: Skew error, tape creases, and head switching noise. Thanks to the AV Artifact Atlas.