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How to build a phonograph (failed)

May 29th, 2010 (07:36 am)
current location: KY16 8SX

There was an interesting story on the BBC web site on Thursday that didn’t seem to get the attention I might have expected, so I thought I’d post a reference to it here. A band called The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing has released a single on wax cylinder. The BBC story includes a five minute video about trying (and failing) to build a phonograph to listen to it with, and a little background on how the cylinder was made: