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Nicholas Young

Perspectives on family, disability, technology, and media.


Co-created in 2013 by Joshua Wentz and Nicholas Young, Dispatch touches almost every aspect of the modern artist’s career. Wentz, a label-owner and musician, brings a unique perspective from Chicago’s underground.

Play the Game

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Why are some projects, artforms, or mediums supposedly born to die? In this hour-long conversation, Joshua and Nicholas go over the various considerations that you should account for when releasing work as a physical artifact.

The concerns, as you might imagine, are many, including how you’ll archive the piece for consumption by future generations. There is an unexpected twist halfway through the program where Joshua champions digital preservation for young consumers. Is this something he’s doing with the work of previous bands? You’ll need to listen and find out.