The History of Sound

  • The Phonautograph

    The Phonautograph
    The phonautograph was invented by Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville. It was the fist machine that could record sound waves as they passed through the air. The sounds were captured on a sheet of soot-coated paper.
  • The Phonograph/Gramophone

    The Phonograph/Gramophone
  • Radio

    The KDKA radio station went on air In Pittsburg.
  • Electrical Recording

  • FM Radio Created

  • Multitrack Recording

  • Vinyl Created

  • First Tape Player

  • 8-track Created

  • Walkman

  • Digital Recording

  • CD

  • MP3

  • I-Tunes