phonograph -1800-

Man has always had the ability to ‘one up’ himself throughout the ages of time. For example, Man heard a nice sound, decided to create instruments to imitate that sound and then wanted to record it so as he could fall in love over and over again with the melody. Sound has always yearned to be captured and to be enhanced in all its glory. After listening to some of the oldest known audio recordings, all we can say is…boy have we come a long way! Have a listen for yourselves…

The Oldest Sound recording from Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville

September 1881- Edison Phonograph

Oldest recording gets the Digital Treatment

Don’t they sound a little creepy? Maybe even more than a little?! Nonetheless, this was the origin of sound recording. And if it weren’t for Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville and Thomas Edison then we wouldn’t be in the business that we are in today. So let’s send a solid salute to the two gentlemen who laid down the tracks.

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