Latest Phonograph Stories

2013-10-17 23:04:58

Audio-Technica offers turntables and headphones for every style and budget. Stow, OH (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Turntables and listening to vinyl records aren't old school anymore. They're hotter than ever - and so are headphones of every style. No one knows turntables and headphones better than Audio-Technica, and this holiday season they offer gift-giving ideas that music lovers will be thrilled to receive. For review samples and additional information, contact Frank Doris at...

2012-12-05 05:00:17

With the KIDO'Z Play Mode pre-loaded on Lenco Tablets, users will be able to easily switch between parent and kid mode, delivering a fun & safe experience to the whole family. TEL AVIV & VENLO (PRWEB) December 04, 2012 KIDO'Z and Lenco have joined forces to provide a safe and fun learning and playing environment for kids on tablets. With the KIDO'Z Play application pre-loaded on Lenco tablets parents will be able to easily switch between parent and kid mode, enabling kids to...

2011-11-04 10:00:00

In conjunction with her speech at the November 4th 2011 TEDx Peachtree Conference in Atlanta, Georgia - Sarah Miller Caldicott will discuss her newly released e-book, Inventing the Future: What Would Thomas Edison Be Doing Today? (Wiley; ISBN: 978-1-1182-1986-7; E-Book only; $6.99; October 2011). Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) November 04, 2011 For a review copy or to schedule an interview with Sarah Miller Caldicott, contact Heather Condon, Wiley hcondon(at)wiley(dot)com â“...

2008-08-25 12:00:56

Rising LP sales are proving that every fashion comes back if you stick around long enough. The Recording Industry Association of America [RIAA] reports that shipments of vinyl records, measured by dollar value, increased 36.6% from 2006 to 2007. But, while demand for albums has increased, record sales remain significantly lower than those of compact discs and digital media. More than half a billion CDs were purchased in 2007, compared with about 1.3 million vinyl LPs. "Demand for records has...

2008-03-28 02:15:00

A group of audio historians have discovered what may be the oldest recording of the human voice. The 10-second clip is of a woman singing part of a French song called "Au Clair de la Lune" and it was recorded in 1860 - making it 17 years older than Thomas Edison's "Mary had a little Lamb."The song was recorded using a phonautograph, a device created by Parisian inventor Edouard-Leon Scott de Martinville. The device used a needle to scratch sound waves onto paper blackened by the soot of an...

2005-07-11 14:59:39

LONDON (Reuters) -- Vinyl records, left for dead when music fans switched to newer formats, are enjoying a revival in Britain as rock fans dust off their turntables. At the same time, next-generation digital music downloads are soaring, up more than seven-fold to 5.5 million in the three month period ended in June -- a boon to the industry as it tries to fight off online piracy by offering legal alternatives. Seven-inch vinyl sales rose 87 percent to 288,780 in the same period compared with a...

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