Edison to Vinyl: A History of Recorded Sound, Part I

Hers is an ambitious project I am about to tackle while I get my video recording stuff into some sort of permanent set-up. I am going to look at the history of recording and reproducing sounds from Thomas Edison forward through the years, primarily in the USA as I don’t have access to some foreign patents. I will be looking mostly at patents, the breakthroughs and the failures. From the small changes to giant leaps forward, sometimes glossing over the surface, sometimes going a bit more in depth. Come join me and see if you learn anything.

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NECRONOMIDOL: Members That Almost Were

A lot of you may not be aware of this but before I got into idols I was very much into history (I still am). I was very passionate about research and finding the little stories behind the stories. I have now started to apply the skills I have acquired to my interest in idol music. I guess what we have here is more of an almost story. The “almost” members of NECRONOMIDOL.

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mistress – Succubus, (Now I Need A Cold Shower)

As you all know, I am like a huge fan of mistress. So when I got my hands on their demo/single, 「Succubus」, a while ago I felt like the happiest boy in the park. Played it on repeat for a bit then ripped it to my hard drive so I could put my special treasure on the shelf. Don’t want to damage those early recordings you know. When I received the new self titled release I wanted to see how it stacked up against the single, so I played it some more. Then I decided to see what they were talking about in the song………

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