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Recorded Sound: Electrical Recording to the Present

Edison’s phonograph made recording easy and relatively inexpensive, knocking the door wide open for lots of independent recording labels to start up and enjoy success. Of these labels, Columbia and Victor grew to become two of the most successful, and have contributed to technological advances that furthered the music industry.

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Recorded Sound: Phonograph and Discs

This is the second post in a series exploring the history of the technology used to record sound, and how advances in these technologies affected music.

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Recorded Sound: Pre-phonograph

This is the first of a series of posts exploring the history of the technology used to record sound, and how advances in these technologies affected music.

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Recorded Sound: An Introduction

In this series of blog posts we will explore the history of sound recording, and how the technological advances in this area have affected the music industry. From before Edison’s phonograph to today’s modern recording studios, it would be impossible to discuss every advance and its impact on music.

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