Perfecting Sound Forever: The Story of Recorded Music

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Granta Books, 2009 - Sound recordings - 416 pages
Spanning the whole of the 20th century, this definitive cultural history of recorded music will change your understanding of what you are listening to - and how you hear your favourite songs - every time you turn on the radio, switch on the ipod, or dust off the vinyl.

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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

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