Niche Market | Radio Electronics, Pre-1965 – WNYC

Posted on July 28, 2011 in Equipment, History
“Now it’s 1952 all over again,” Richard Matthews said with satisfaction, after buffing a small black radio knob to a shiny gleam. “It’s beautiful.”For those who tinker like it’s 1959, Leed’s Radio is Candyland. This 2,500 square foot warehouse is more »

Relics Reborn: Ribbon Microphones Rally for Vintage-Audio Geeks

Posted on July 26, 2011 in Equipment
Here is an article about the revival of ribbon microphone’s in Wired magazine. Read more.

Alex Steinweiss – Creator of the Album Cover

Posted on July 25, 2011 in Album Art
It seems quite remarkable that it took until 1939 for the music industry to take advantage of the natural advertising real estate of the record sleeve. Until that point record sleeves were plain and drab. In 1939, Columbia Records in more »

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

Posted on July 25, 2011 in Studio History
‎3614 Jackson Highway. The Muscle Shoals Sound Studio was established in 1969. During the 1970’s Muscle Shoals Sound Studio recorded over 50 top 10 ten albums. You cannot go more that 1 hour listening to a classic rock radio station more »
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