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The Model 500 and the Physicality of Music

Western Electric invented the Model 500 telephone. That’s the telephone with a handset cradled on the top of the device and a rotary dial on the front. It is the telephone that is the pre-21st century dictionary image of what a “telephone” would look like. It brought the Model 500 out in 1950. The classic … Continue reading The Model 500 and the Physicality of Music

Après nous le deluge

So Tommy Mottola has been replaced by Andrew Lack at Sony Music Entertainment. It could be a case of, “The kind is dead; long live the king.” And if things stay true to course, it is likely that the king has no clothes on and no one is likely to tell him.