Weekend Reading: 65 articles on streaming, the history of the old "musical iron" and audio technology
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mega-selection from our blog on Habré and “Hi-Fi World” - a thematic magazine on the topic of auditing equipment. We bring to your attention selected materials: from a retrospective analysis of the development of the music industry to the podcast market, the history of the first audio gadgets, “computer sound”, free libraries and streaming. Photo Thought Catalog Unspalsh
Music industry Not fired: audio projects in which something went wrong What the Beatles, Radiohead and Doors borrowed from classical composers How and what did pop artists borrow from classical music This is a hit: the history and records of music charts Eminem goes on IPO: what does it mean From critics to algorithms: the fading voice of elites in the world of music From critics to algorithms: labels, corporations, and 20th-century music culture From critics to algorithms: how democracy and technocracy came to the music industry A plate as a gift or free music for lovers of cola and ready breakfasts Birth and death of an album: how formats have changed over the past 100 years
Audio podcasts “Good morning Vietnam!”: How to launch your Internet radio What was on the first iPod: albums that Steve Jobs chose How to Launch Your Podcast, A Beginner's Guide What listeners and presenters hate What is happening in the audio podcast market Brands spend more and more money on podcast ads Meditation Apps Become More Successful Than Podcasts 10 thematic podcasts about sound, audio, soundtracks and vinyl 10 popular science podcasts on sound and recording What to listen about audio: 15 podcasts
Old and new gadgets How did the history of record players for cars begin and end Radio recorders from the USSR: a brief history of audio systems in Soviet cars How the screen became talking: the story of the chorinophone Between Vinyl and Cassette: The History of Tefifon Sound on the wire: the history of the telegraphPhoto Sony TPS-L2 Walkman by Alexander Svensson Flickr CC BY Music from paper and cardboard: the history of the variophone and “drawn sound” Audio cassettes in culture: why the obsolete format is back in fashion Bobbinniki: a brief history of reel tape recorders Do not take off: 6 unusual audio gadgets Unusual portable - sports car, retro radio and "audio boots"
Computer hardware and software Enthusiast recreated Sound Blaster 1.0 sound card - what makes the project remarkable Innovation SSI-2001: the story of one of the rarest sound cards for the IBM PC Music "by default": what tracks could be found on players and PC How the PC conquered the media industry with Pro Tools and Media Composer Open libraries for visualization of audio content 12 thematic resources with tracks licensed under Creative Commons Where to get audio samples for your projects: a selection of resources How to write music using OOP Word for human speech: what he can do Machine Sound: Neural Network Synthesizers
Audio technology around us Musical roads - what is it and why they are not in Russia “We Heard You”: Unusual Audio Technologies in Retail “It could be”: effective ways to use audio technology How to read sound from a packet of chips, or what is a “visual microphone” Friday format: how digital money “sounds”Photo Wendelin Jacober Flickr PD What is 8D audio - discussing a new trend Release of "HD-plate": what is the essence of the new technology Directional sound: technology that can replace headphones Audio technology: how pieces of plastic are moved using ultrasound A sound insulation method has been developed that dampens up to 94% of noise.
Manufacturers and Brands A brief history of the Klipsch audio brand From Austria with Love: Acquaintance with AKG Soviet legend: the history of the factory "Radio Engineering" Innovative Conservatism: A Bang & Olufsen Story What kind of music was “wired” in popular OS
Streaming SoundCloud History: From Idea to 10th Anniversary of the Project How an IT company struggled to sell music Tighten the nuts: Spotify stopped working with the authors directly For every taste: streaming services for listening to music Winamp is back - discussing whether he has a chance in the era of streaming Now streaming services in the US will pay musicians more Bypassing labels: SoundCloud launched direct deals with musicians In Canada, proposed to introduce a tax on streaming - what is the problem EU approves Copyright Directive - platforms against What is the essence of the conflict between the two most famous streaming companies
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