• AEG builds Magnetophon

    AEG demonstrates the Magnetophon at IFA.
  • Apple Acquires Emagic

    Apple Acquires Emagic.

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  • Apple Announce Music Streaming Service

    Apple have announced the release of a streaming service along with various changes to music on iOS.

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  • Apple Music Arrives Today

    Apple Music is now available in the UK with a free 3 month trial.

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  • Apple Release iTunes

    Apple releases iTunes.

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  • Au Clair de la Lune recorded on the Phonautograph

    Au Clair de la Lune recorded on the Phonautograph and finally heared in May 2010.

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  • Church publishes, An unsolvable problem of elementary number theory

    Alonzo Church publishes, An unsolvable problem of elementary number theory in American Journal of Mathematics.

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    • (Accessed: 2019-02-03).
  • Colossus Mark 2 Operational

    The Mark 2 Colossus enters operational service at Bletchley Park.

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  • Colossus Operational

    The Colossus enters operational service at Bletchley Park.

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  • Colossus Prototype first works

    Built by T. Flowers and his team at Dollis Hill Post Office Research Station.

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  • ENIAC Produces feasibility study of weapon

    ENIAC designed at University of Pennsylvania US calculates thermonuclear weapon design feasibility.

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    • (Accessed: 2019-02-03).
  • Electronic Music Studios Established

    Peter Zinovieff, Tristram Cary and David Cockerell establish the Electronic Music Studios (London) Ltd (EMS).

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  • Fairlight CMI

    The Fairlight CMI a digital sampling sythesiser is released.

    References

    • Good Vibrations (Accessed: 2014-11-15).
  • First BBC Broadcast

    First BBC broadcast from London, station 2LO.

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  • First CDs in Europe

    First CDs arrive in Europe.

    References

    • An International History of the Recording Industry (Accessed: 2014-11-14).
  • First CDs in Japan

    First CDs arrive in Japan.

    References

    • An International History of the Recording Industry (Accessed: 2014-11-14).
  • First CDs in USA

    First CDs arrive in the USA.

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    • An International History of the Recording Industry (Accessed: 2014-11-14).
  • First MIDI Demonstration

    The first MIDI connection demonstration.
  • Fritz Pfleumer Tape Patent

    Fritz Pfleumer gets patent for magnetic tape.
  • Fritz Pfleumer Tape Prototype

    Fritz Pfleumer puts iron oxide on thin paper with lacquer as glue, magnetic tape.
  • Fruity Loops Version 1

    Fruity Loops version 1 released.

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  • G5 Power PC

    Apple announces the G5 Power PC processor.

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  • Harry Nyquist Publishes

    Publication of 'Certain topics in Telegraph Transmission Theory' establishing the Nyquist–Shannon sampling theorem.

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    • Wikipedia (Accessed: 2015-03-09).
    • by Harry Nyquist (Accessed: 2015-03-09).
  • Invention of the Phonograph

    Edison's announced the phonograph, the first device capable of recording and playing back audio.

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    • (Accessed: ).
  • Jesnsen Turntable Top Seller for Amazon

    This years top selling home audio product at Amazon is the a turntable.

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  • Louis Le Prince Disappears.

    Louis Le Prince is last seen boarding a train to Paris.

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  • MIDI 2.0 Prototyping

    MMA and AMEI announce the prototyping of v2 of MIDI.
  • MIDI Specification Announced

    The original midi specification, a language, a file format and a connector.
  • MIDI Technical Grammy Award

    Ikutaro Kakehashi and Dave Smith recognised for MIDI development.
  • Manchester Baby Operational

    Manchester Automatic Digital Machine, or MADM later Manchester Baby becomes operational introduced as the electronic brain.

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    • (Accessed: 2019-02-03).
  • Marshmello Fortnite Concert

    Marshmello perfroms a virtual concert in free-to-play Fortnite.
  • Mitsubishi X-80

    One of the first 2 track digital recorder.

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  • Mitsubishi X-850

    A 32 Track digital recorder.

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  • OS X Jaguar

    Apple releases OS X Jaguar 10.2

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  • On computable numbers, with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem

    Alan Turing publishes, On computable numbers, with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem in Proceedings of the London mathematical society.

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    • (Accessed: 2019-02-03).
  • PCGG starts broadcasting

    In The Hague PCGG starts regular broadcasting, the first commercial radio station.

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  • Pfleumer grants patent use to AEG

    AEG gains permission to use Pfleumer patent.
  • Philips CD Demonstration

    Philips demonstrates an optical CD.

    References

    • An International History of the Recording Industry (Accessed: 2014-11-14).
    • Philips Research Site (Accessed: 2014-11-14).
  • Philips Compact Cassette Tape Demonstration

    Philips demonstrates the Compact Cassette at the Berlin Radio Show.

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  • Phonograph Patented

    Edison's patents the Phonograph .

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  • Portions of Illiac Suite Premiered

    Portions of the Illiac Suite string quartet are premiered after having been composed by the University of Illinois ILLIAC I.

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  • Push Button Bertha Performance

    Adventure Tomorrow, on KCOP Channel 13 LA, includes a performance of the composition Push Button Bertha composed by a Datatron 205.

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  • Roundhay Garden Scene

    Frenchman Louis Le Prince recorded the silent film known as Roundhay Garden Scene including Mrs Sarah Whitley deceased 24 October 1888.

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  • Royal Castle of Laeken Broadcasts

    Robert Goldschmidt oversees broadcast of short-lived weekly concert series ended due to the facility destruction due to WWI.

    References

    • (Accessed: 2019-02-04).
  • Sequencer 128 Released

    EMS demonstrate the Sequencer 128 a protoype of the Sequencer 256 .

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  • Shure SM 58

    The legendary SM58 that continues to find use in both live and studio settings for vocals and speech.
  • Signaling system by Homer Dudley.

    US application 2098956 awarded to Homer Dudley of Bell Labs part of Vocoder work.

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  • Some Possible Forms of Phonograph

    Oberlin Smith publishes an article in The Electrical World theorizing magnetic tape.

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  • Tascam Portastudio TEAC 144

    The TASCAM Portastudio TEAC 144 first four track cassette tape recorder.

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  • The Gramophone

    The Gramophone used a side to side movement of the diaphragm for encoding and reading the sound.

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  • The Phonautograph

    A device which created a visual recording of a sound wave in the air but offered no method of playback.

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  • The Tone Test Concert

    Thomas Edison's Phonograph undertakes its first tone test concert.

    References

    • Perfecting Sound Forever [Page: 4] by Greg Milner (Accessed: 2014-11-11).
  • Tidal Streaming Service

    Jay-Z has announced the relaunch of the recently acquired Tidal streaming service offering high definition streaming but no free to use tier.

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  • UK Albums Chart Includes Streaming Data

    The UK Album chart now includes streaming data as well.

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  • UK Official Vinyl Chart Launched

    The Launch of the UK Official Vinyl Charts for Album and singles.

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  • USI Specification

    The publication of the USI specification at the 70th AES.
  • iPod Announced

    Apple Announces the iPod.

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