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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Rarities: Yanakoto Sotto Mute – 8CM EP

The second in  series of short articles highlighting some of the rarer CDs that I have been able to acquire. This will be broken up into two section, at the top a little information about the recording and leading up to the sales of the CD. At the bottom will be a look at the CD and its packaging.

Today we will be looking at the first release by ヤなことそっとミュート (Yanakoto Sotto Mute) entitled 「8CM EP」.  It was released in August of 2016 by Crimson Printing.

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Rarities: Screaming Sixties – Utsusemi no Hana / Dai Sanji Botchi Sensou

This is the first in a series of short articles highlighting some of the rarer CDs that I have been able to acquire in my days of collecting. I will try to give as much information as I have been able to find on these item. Some of these will be very sparse on information as the only information available is on the disk itself or its contents.

Our first CD will be 絶叫する60度 – 空蝉の花 / 大惨事ぼっち戦争. This CD was released by Dead or Sing Records on August 1st, 2015 as a venue only exclusive and was limited to 1000 copies. It was released to commemorate the groups one year anniversary.

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