Playback: From The Victrola To MP3, 100 Years Of Music, Machines, And Money
Playback: From the Victrola to MP3, 100 Years of Music, Machines, and Money
From Publishers Weekly
This short and sweet historical overview of the connection between music, technology (primarily the "playback" function) and the "systematic marketing of recorded music" is the perfect gift for aging boomers who, like Coleman, were caught "completely unawares" by the Internet and related developments such as the MP3 file-sharing format and Napster, which brought MP3 file sharing to the world. Coleman, however, has the advantage of being...