Development of recording and distributing

Timeline created by ALGUSTO
In Music
  • The first Commercial disk. Wax cylinders are also in use as a recording media

    Wax cylinders are also in use as a recording media
  • Magnetic Recording

    Valdemar Poulsen
  • Radio broadcasting

  • Microphone, Loud Speaker, Mixing Desk

    Were commonly used. Far supperior to anything before.
  • Studio use and stereo sound

    Fantasia was the first film to use stereo sound.
  • Vinyl Recording

    Analog, with preemphasis and other equalization techniques (LP, RIAA); lateral grooves, horizontal stylus motion; discs at 7" , 10" and 12"
  • Tape recording

    In the 1940's Ampex started to sell personal tape recorders. From the 1950's throughout to the 1980's, tape was the standard medium used for recording.
  • Cassette Player

    Became more popular in the late 60's early 70's when improved recording was made. Most popular in the 80's.
  • Les paul uses the first 8-track tape recorder to create multi-track recordings (Although 4-track tape recorders were still in common use through the 1960s)

    Les paul uses the first 8-track tape recorder to create multi-track recordings (Although 4-track tape recorders were still in common use through the 1960s)
  • Dolby A noise reduction system

    Invented by Ray Dolby
  • Walkman

  • Compact Disc

  • Pro tools

    Then called Sound Designer
  • MP3

  • Legal digital downloads became widely available with the debut of the itunes store

    Legal digital downloads became widely available with the debut of the itunes store