Perfecting Sound Forever: The Story of Recorded Music

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Granta, 2010 - Musical perception - 416 pages
From our CD collections to iPods bursting with MP3s to the hallowed vinyl of DJs, recordings are the most common way we experience music. This is the story of recorded music, introducing us to the innovators, musicians and producers who have affected the way we hear our favourite songs, from Thomas Edison to Phil Spector.

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If you love music, play music, have an interest in audio technology, and have ever wondered how we got here, this will be an endlessly fascinating read. We are at the beginning of a new era that holds ... Read full review

PERFECTING SOUND FOREVER: An Aural History of Recorded Music

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Music and technology journalist Milner (co-author: Metallica: This Monster Lives, 2004) unravels the expansive saga of documented sound.The author begins in the late 19th century, tracing the ... Read full review

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Greg Milner has written on music, film and technology for Spin , Salon , the Village Voice , and Wired , among other publications. He is the co-author with Joe Berlinger of Metallica: This Monster Lives .

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