History of Gramophone

The interest in creating a music-playing and recording device that would make music commercialized started in 1877. While Thomas Edison immediately heeded the call and...

Origins of the Answering Machine

Before the telephone, what do you think people used for communication? How were people recording messages before the invention of phones and voicemails? The...

History of Digital Recording

The credit for the invention of the digital recording is not given to a person but to a company. The first digital recording was publicly...

History of Multitrack Recording

Who invented multitrack recording? The short history of multitrack recording started with Bing Crosby but it was the guitarist Les Paul who is credited for...

Overview History of the Technologies for Recording Music and Sound

Music is a soulmate to everyone. Music plays a very important role in today’s society. Ranging from passing out information, educating people, entertaining, and...

History of Dictaphone

The history of Dictaphone goes back to the invention rivalry of Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell. Although it was Edison who was the first...

What does EP stand for in music?

EP, as a type of record format is usually pitted alongside LPs, mixtapes, singles and albums. You would normally see the label EP in...

History of Sound Recording

Sound recording is a monumental leap in the timeline of progress of people because it provided for us a new platform in expressing cultural...

Phonograph Records from Beginning to End (almost)

Have you ever come across any turntable? Well, if you have, then you’ve come across a phonograph. The phonograph is the modern prototype that...

How to Wire a Phono Plug & Common Color Codes

The RCA jack or phono connector is widespread despite its poor design, this article describes how to solder it and the color codes for...

How to Improve the Quality of Your Home Recordings

Many artists start their careers by recording one or several singles at home. With the reach the internet has, they can then...

How to Start Your Career As a Musician and Get Your...

Are you a musician who is looking to get your music career off the ground? Following your passion for music can be...

Top 5 Reasons To Learn Guitar

Do you dream of being a rock star with hordes of groupies chasing you down the street? Or do you see yourself...