Music Timeline

  • Radio release date

    Radio is the technology of signaling and communicating using radio waves.
  • Magnetic Tape release date

    Magnetic tape is used for magnetic recording, made of a thin, magnetizable coating on a long, narrow strip of film
  • Electronic Instruments release date

    Electronic instruments, also known as electrophones, is a musical instrument that produces sound using only electronic circuitry
  • Vinyl release date

    A phonograph disc record, or simply a phonograph record, gramophone record, disc record or record, is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove. The groove usually starts near the periphery and ends near the center of the disc
  • Analogue Mixing Desk release date

    Analogue mixing desks use analog sound transmission instead of digital sound transmission
  • Cassettes release date

    The Compact Cassette or Musicassette, also commonly called the tape cassette, cassette tape, audio cassette, or simply tape or cassette, is an analog magnetic tape recording format for audio recording and playback. It was developed by the Dutch company Royal Philips in Hasselt, Belgium, by Lou Ottens and his team
  • Analogue Synthesizer release date

    An analogue synthesizer is a synthesizer that uses analog circuits and analog sounds to generate sound electronically.
  • First music video release date

    Music Videos are a short video that is played over the song to accompany it. The Buggles released the first ever music video with their song 'Video Killed The Radio Star'.
  • MIDI release date

    MIDI is a technical standard that describes a communications protocol, digital interface, and electrical connectors that connect a wide variety of electronic musical instruments, computers, and related audio devices for playing, editing, and recording music
  • Portable cd player release date

    A portable cd player is a portable audio player used to play compact discs.
  • Pro Tools release date

    Pro Tools is a digital audio workstation developed and released to be used for music creation and production, sound for picture and more generally, sound recording, editing, and mastering processes
  • Cubase release date

    Cubase is a digital audio workstation developed by Steinberg for music and MIDI recording, arranging and editing
  • Pro tools release date

    Pro tools was based on an adapted version of ProDeck, alongside Digidesign's new editing software, ProEdit.
  • ADAT release date

    Alesis Digital Audio Tape is the magnetic tape format used to record eighth digital audio tracks onto S-VHS.
  • mp3 release date

    MP3 is a coding format for digital audio developed largely by the Fraunhofer Society in Germany, with support from other digital scientists in the US and elsewhere.
  • Logic release date

    Logic Pro is a digital audio workstation and MIDI sequencer software application
  • Hi-fi (Home Audio)

    High fidelity is a term used by listeners, audiophiles, and home audio enthusiasts to refer to high-quality reproduction of sound.
  • Effect Processing Unit release date

    An effects unit or effects pedal is an electronic device that alters the sound of a musicians instrument or other audio source through audio signal processing.
  • Limewire release date

    LimeWire is a discontinued free software peer-to-peer file sharing client
  • YouTube release date

    YouTube is an American video sharing site used for both educational and entertainment purposes for people of all ages.
  • Digital Mixing Desk release date

    A digital mixing console is used to combine, route, and change the dynamics, equalization and other properties of multiple audio input signals.
  • Spotify release date

    Spotify is a Swedish music streaming service where you can find millions of different songs and podcasts and more.
  • Apple Music release date

    Apple Music is an audio and video streaming service developed by