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I am an avid Mac-user, nerd, musician, freelancer, and gamer. Ask me about my collection of M:TG cards! I've also got a horrible habit of needing the absolute newest technological wonder, whether it's stable or not. If they made a home-version of the LHC, I'd have 2. Additionally, I've been playing music for the better part of 14 years. I'm self-taught on piano, guitar, trumpet, trombone, sax, clarinet, bass, drums and other percussion, and around 10 other instruments. I also spend quite a bit of time dabbling in synthesizers, sequencers, and samplers. I'm also founder of Quotelicious where I collect and share the quotes I love.

Overview History of the Technologies for Recording Music and Sound

Sound recording has been around for as long as we can remember. Since we are looking at the technologies of sound recording, this is...

Phonograph Records from Beginning to End (almost)

The phonograph is the most recent prototype of modern turntables and it has been the one that was modified since the 1870s to look...

Origins of the Answering Machine

The answering machine has been with us since the late 19th century, although it did not become popular until the 1980s. For a brief...

History of Surveillance Recording

Today the issues of privacy, identity theft, and surveillance are always in the news, but the current "surveillance society" has been developing for many...

The Watergate Tapes: How Nixon Did It

A 1974 judge John J. Sirica appointed a committee of six experts in audio technology to study one of the tape recordings made in...

Top 10 Keith Urban Songs

Besides being married to famous actress Nicole Kidman since 2006, New-Zealand, Australian Singer Urban, is also known for his excellent country music and coaching...

How To Read Guitar Sheet Music For Beginners

The guitar is probably one of the handiest instruments to learn how to play. Perhaps, you might have even learned the rudimentary skills in...

How Long Does It Take To Write A Song?

Cliché as it may seem, but in this content-based age, you do not need to become a professional songwriter before you could produce a...

20 Best Songs About Unrequited Love

In John Green’s book called Will Grayson, Will Grayson mentioned that unrequited loves survive more than requited ones. He never explained the reason behind this...

20 Best Songs About Change

Change can mean a lot of things to many people. At the rate of how things are happening in the world right now, change...