Music Media Formats History

Once upon a time vinyl and later cassette were the only media available for trading, spreading and listening to recorded music. 1983 was a turning point for the music industry, marked with the advent of CD. Since then a lot have changed. Scroll down a 30 year long timeline showing the evolution and popularity of various music formats.

Music Transformation Over Time

This comic-some infographic traces the transformation over the last 100 years, from when we couldn’t even record or reproduce music to the digital age where music is everywhere all the time. It also touches on the resurgence of vinyl, and analog music vs. digital.

Music Industry Trends

Online music downloads and streaming have upset the music industry context, causing a radical change in our traditional habits of music consumption and making some music empires mourning for their loss. Should we live in darkness?

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