A Brief History of Music TechnologyThe history of music recording technology began with the development of the phonograph in the 1890s and goes through to modern digital audio recording. The history of music recording also includes other innovations such as magnetic tape, reel-to-reel tape recorders, digital audio workstations (DAWs), and streaming music services such as Spotify and Pandora. Our articles provide an overview of this history, technologies, and events that led to today’s digital recording world.
Radio gave us Hours of Entertainment before TV
When radio was the only source of mass entertainment, it played a significant role in people's lives. It kept them company during long journeys, quiet evenings, and chilly nights. People listened to their favorite radio programs at home or on…83
The Cassette Recorder was the Technology to allow us to record our own Music
In the 1980s, the cassette recorder was one of the most important devices to record your own music and make mixtapes. But what is a cassette recorder? It was a device that enabled you to record your own music, speeches, or any other sound onto a…102
The way we listen to Music has Changed with Technology
The way we listen to music has changed a lot in the last few decades. From 45rpm vinyl records, cassette tapes, and CDs to streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music, music listening habits have come a long way. Today’s technology means…110