Pop Chart Lab has created a “masterful recording of over 219 music players from the 1840s to modern day” in their new illustration, “The Advance of Audio Apparatuses.” Signed and numbered prints are available to purchase online.
Color-coded and hand-illustrated, this chart scores a wide spectrum of audio devices, from Edison’s early phonograph to the Disco Lyte boombox to the Sony Walk/Discman, all the way to the rise of mp3 players like the iPod and Zune. If music is the gateway to the soul, this high-fidelity timeline lays down the ways we’ve been unlocking the doors through 173 years of audio history.
images via Pop Chart Lab
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