Music Tech History

  • Thomas Edison creates first recording device

    He created a sheet of tinfoil wrapped around a cylindrical drum which, when turned by a handle, both rotated.
  • First Vacuum Amplifier made

    Was the first amplifier that was made.
  • Magnetic Tape is invented

    Magnetic tape is produced allowing for producers to better record things.
  • Vinyl is invented

    This was how music would be played for years to come.
  • First analogue Mixing desk is installed

    The worlds first analogue mixing desk is installed at Abbey Road Studios
  • The Sony Walkman is made

    Allowed people to listen to tapes on the go in there pocket.
  • Portable CD plyer is invented.

    The first portable CD player is invented. Like the Walkman, this allowed people to listen to music on the go.
  • Cubase is invented.

    Cubase was released meaning that people had a tool for editing and it would make things easier for people to use.
  • Pro Tools invented

    Pro Tools was invented, meaning that people had an alternative to Cubase.
  • ADAT is made

    ADAT was a recording software.
  • First version of Logic Pro is invented.

    One of the most popular forms of editing software is created.
  • Mp3 is invented

    The first compressed audio setting is invented
  • Limewire is invented

    This was a software tool that would allow files to be shared between Software's that weren't compatible.
  • YouTube is invented

    Listening to music is now as simple as clicking on a video.