Mark Coleman - Playback. From the Victrola to MP3, 100 Years of Music, Machines, and Money
Mark Coleman describes the evolution of “canned music”, ever since music became an industry through technological innovations. The first book to place the fascinating history of sound reproduction within its larger social, economic and cultural context. Thoroughly researched and well written, topics include record companies, performers, mechanical devices, Dj’s, digital recording, peer-to-peer file trading, among others.