History of music media

  • Vinyl Record

    Vinyl Record
    The vinyl record was developed as a new use for vinyl in 1948 by Columbia Records
  • cassette tapes

    cassette tapes
    The Philips Company of the Netherlands invented and released the first compact audio-cassette in 1962. They used high-quality polyester 1/8-inch tape produced by BASF. Recording and playback was at a speed of 1.7/8 inches per second
  • 8 Track

    8 Track
    8 track was created in 1964 by a consortium led by Bill Lear of Lear Jet Corporation, along with Ampex, Ford, Motorola and RCA Victor Records.
  • CD

    The CD (or compact disc) was first invented in 1976, and the first albums on CD were released in 1982. However they didn't become very popular until about 1990.
  • IPOD touch

    IPOD touch
    The ipod touch was made in 2005 but sold to public in 2007. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak invented it and it was made in the U.S.A. However the IPOD was created in China.