Listen to the First-Ever Recording of a Musical Performance from 134…

This is the oldest recording of an American voice and the first-ever recording of a musical performance. Recorded by a Thomas Edison-invented phonograph in 1878, the audio recording (which lasts 78 seconds) is pretty much "as far back as we can go" in terms of the history of recorded sound. » 10/25/12 10:00pm 10/25/12 10:00pm

Phonograph Concept Treats Your CDs Like Vinyl

Designed by Yong Jieyu, the Phonograph CD Player has the looks of an old-school record player, but plays CDs instead. It's essentially a gutted CD player with a laser pointer that doubles as a tone arm. I'm a pretty big vinyl fan, and while something like this wouldn't get me to ditch my records, it'd at least get me… » 5/29/07 10:30am 5/29/07 10:30am