Introduction -- Tape recorder -- Circuits -- Turntable and record -- Microphone -- Computers -- Epilogue.
Sit through any live stage production these days and you're bound to hear the sing-song twerping of a cell phone. We live in an electronic world, saturated with electronic sounds. Yet, electronic sounds aren't a new phenomenon; they have long permeated our sonic landscape. Daniel Warner explores how five key electronic technologies - the tape recorder, circuit, computer, microphone, and turntable - have revolutionised musical thought.