Stewart Wolpin

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Stewart Wolpin  |  Oct 25, 2018  |  0 comments
Photo courtesy of Todd Moore.

A momentous occasion in the evolution of recorded music occurred 20 years ago when a California district court ruled to allow the sale of a curious new portable music player in the face of opposition from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Here’s a compressed history of the events surrounding the birth of the MP3 player.

Stewart Wolpin  |  Apr 05, 2018  |  2 comments
Our modern AV world arguably all stems from a single product: the Ampex 200A, the first successful commercial magnetic audiotape recorder, which debuted 70 years ago this month.
Stewart Wolpin  |  Jun 27, 2017  |  0 comments
The scrappy little show that started it all in 1967 had all the trappings, including a format war.
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