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Creepy audio from the 19th century

This 1860 phonautogram by Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville is the first known sound recording with a human voice.

http://www.firstsounds.org/sounds/1860-Scott-Au-Clair-de-la-Lune.mp3
Sounds a little scary. But when he recorded his phonautograms, he didn’t expect that once they would be played back, because the phonograph was only invented in 1877, by… 67 more words

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Mystery Object of the week #12 Answer

Congratulations to Rob de Bie, Rolf Christian Holth Olsen and David James who correctly identified this weeks mystery object –  Mae Starr by Universal Talking Toys Company – U.S.A, 1930. 228 more words

Mystery Object of the week #11 Answer

Congratulations to Martyn Dowel, Rolf Christian Holth Olsen and Robert Spencer who all correctly identified this weeks mystery object  – The Auxetophone designed by the British engineer Sir Charles Parsons.    286 more words

Mystery Object of the week #10 Answer

Congratulations to Rolf Christian Holth Olsen who correctly identify this weeks mystery object – The Lioretograph Model 2 phonogragh – created by the Parisian watchmaker Henri Lioret in 1898. 160 more words

Waxahatchee - "Early Recordings" Review

WAXAHATCHEE – Early Recordings (Merge EP): Record labels release ephemera like throwaway EPs stuffed with poor quality demos of living artists as though they were bequeathing gifts to a larger audience that missed the recording-in-question’s original run, though usually such releases are little more than easy-to-swallow in-between-album snacks meant to fill you for a moment of no new material until the next meal. 401 more words

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Waxahatchee Releases "Early Recordings"

Singer-songwriter Katie Crutchfield and co. have been busy on the road in support of their 2015 record “Ivy Tripp.”

After announcing a few P.S. Eliot reunion shows, Crutchfield is reissuing her older material in “Early Recordings” which feature tracks recorded during the “American Weekend” era. 83 more words

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