British Rock Still Lives

British Rock Restoration I came across this item in a trade publication some time ago about recover and restoration of British rock video. It demonstrates the worth of how you treat those old recordings of an era past. The writer was watching a TV show on British rock bands of the 1960s and suddenly realised…

Cleaning and Handling CDs and DVDs

Cleaning and handling CDs and DVDs is a basic thing everyone should understand and practice. For one thing it helps to lengthen the life of the media which carries the message we would not like to loose. But First a Bit Of Explanation The recording on a CD and DVD disc is protected to some…

When Were the First Sound Recordings

When were the first sound recordings made? If you ask most people about the first sound recording they would reply Edison. He recorded a nursery rhyme on a cylinder gramophone in 1877 and when they do you can tell them they are wrong! They may then state that prior to this mechanical musical devices such…

Sound Formats

Sound Formats in History Practical sound recording Began with Thomas Edison in 1877 with the cylinder phonograph and many cylinders of early recordings still exist. Very soon after the development of the cylinder phonograph Emile Berliner patented the gramophone recording on a flat disc and this became the general basis for the record industry. Early…