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This Is the Oldest Vinyl Album In the History of the World

Sometime in 1890, Emile Berliner recorded the first album in the history of the world. Then, that record by the father of the gramophone was destroyed. Today, Patrick Feaster, a sound historian at Indiana University, recreated the album using just a printed photograph of the album. His technique defies belief. Read More >>

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The Worst Album Covers of All Time Make Me Miss Old Record Stores

All this digital music stuff has destroyed one of my old guilty pleasures. No, not listening all day long to the warm sound, the pops and crackles of Delicate Sound of Thunder on my father's big cans. I'm talking about flipping through album covers at record stores. Read More >>

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Famous Album Covers With Dead Band Members Photoshopped Out

This tumblr is genius, in a disturbingly macabre way: Jean-Marie Delbes and Hatim El Hihi are photoshopping dead band members out of famous album covers. The results are oh-so-perfect and weird. Eternity was never so ephemeral. Read More >>