Music storage

  • Edison's Cylinder Phonograph

    Edison's Cylinder Phonograph
    Thomas Edison came up with a way to listen to sound. He developed the Cylinder Player. This was also the first way to listen to telephone messages also. The history of the Edison cylinder phonograph
  • The Vinyl Record

    The Vinyl Record
    In 1888, Emile Berliner invented the first flat disc record. These records were made of vulcanized rubber and were not all that large.
  • Radios

    The radio broadcasting of music and talk intended to reach a dispersed audience started experimentally around 1905–1906, and commercially around 1920 to 1923. VHF (very high frequency) stations started 30 to 35 years later.
  • Cassette Tapes

    Cassette Tapes
    The Cassette Tape was invented by Phillips in 1962 over in Europe. It is not until the 1970's however that they became and popular recording device.
  • Boombox

    A boombox is a device typically capable of receiving radio stations and playing recorded music, usually cassettes or CDs usually at a high volume. The first boombox was developed by the inventor of the audio compact cassette, Philips of the Netherlands.
  • The 8 Track tape was invented

    The 8 Track tape was invented
    The 8-track taps were popular from 1965-1970's. They weren't very big and they were starting the beginning of portable technology. The tape loop was also protected by a plastic housing.
  • Cd's

    At a time before before online music existed, it became the most sophisticated way to store and play music. A CD is a thin, shiny and circular storage disc, which could hold about 80 minutes of music and could be put in a CD player to play music out loud.
  • CD Player

    CD Player
    A CD player is an electronic device that plays audio compact discs. The first portable CD player released was the D-50 by Sony. The D-50 was made available on the market in 1984, and adopted for Sony's entire portable CD player line.
  • The MP3 was invented

    The MP3 was invented
    The MP3 player was the invention that could make music storage files alot smaller without messing with the sound. MP3 stands for MPEG Audio Player 3. The MPEG part of the name refers to Motion Pictures Expert Group, the family of standards to show audio and video without loss of quality
  • Apple iPods

    Apple iPods
    On October 23rd, 2001, the present day music storage devices could not match up to Steve Job's invention of the Apple iPod. The first ones were the iPod Classics and have now m
  • Flash drive

    Flash drive
    The 128 GB flash drive were invented in 2009. They are only 3 inches long and can hold up to 128 GB of media. They were portable and not only held music but held video's and other sorts of media also.
  • Spotify and apple music

    Spotify and apple music
    Apple Music gives you access to its entire library of songs and radio stations for three months. Spotify, on the other hand only lets you try Premium for a month before you either pay for a subscription or revert to the ad-supported free version.