Arthur Haddy may not a household name, but his achievements are. Haddy is considered by many to be the "father of hi-fi." He may single-handedly be responsible for some of the greatest consumer audio advancements of the late 20th century: High-fidelity recordings, Stereo LPs, and Cassette Dolby noise reduction. Read More...
Hidden messages are everywhere: in music, film, art, architecture. Do they manipulate us into doing things? Read More...
The Golden Age for horror films was the 1930s, and not coincidentally when movies with sound began. Plus news from Dynamix Productions Read More...
Why on earth would Dallas, Texas businessmen be building radio stations on ships in Britain? Find out, and more of what's going on at Dynamix Productions. Read More...
When you work in an industry that relies heavily on technology, you have to keep up. So we've recently made a number of enhancements, upgrades, and renovations to our studios, some of which are truly breathtaking. Read More...
Hidden channels in the ocean and atmosphere carry sounds hundreds of miles. Read More...
If we look back over the last 140 years of sound recording, it seems that formats come and formats...come back. I've written many times in these newsletters about nearly dead technologies that seemingly get resurrected out of nowhere, such as the vinyl record, the cassette, and AM radio. The younger generations are partly responsible for breathing new life into these old formats, but most stand on their own merits. Read More...
Today's farm is not at all like your grandfather's farm. It's a high-stakes business for farmers who expect high-yields. And what's driving up those yields? Technology. Since the Newcomen steam engine of the late 1700s, the agriculture industry has been progressively adopting new technology and science to feed the world. And now high-tech farming is getting even more high-tech. Farmers are using exciting new sound technologies and practices to coax more out of their crops, keep their livestock happy, and keep themselves safe. Read More...
Last month we began the tale of the great 1922 boom of commercial radio. The number of broadcasting stations and radio sets quickly mushroomed faster than any other technology in the world. In one year alone, the number of radios in American consumers' hands exploded from 50,000 to nearly a million. Read More...
The year '22 ushers in an exciting new technology. Here's what has been said about it:
"The newspaper that comes through your walls."
"Anyone with common sense can readily grasp the elementary principles and begin receiving at once."
"It will become as necessary as transportation. It will be communication personalized. There will be no limit to its use."
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