Audio Anthropology

We Are the NuTones

And you thought they only made intercoms! 1966 NuTone ad.

 

My parents bought me an RCA Victor Model 1-EMP-2E phonograph when I was a kid. I was able to find another one, pictured here.

 

11 records or 11 8-track tapes…which would you choose? 1977 Columbia House ad.

 

Wired for Sound LP, electrical current and festive atmosphere supplied by Marty Gold, 1956. Courtesy of Rich Isaacs.

 

A circa 1942 prediction from architect Samuel A. Marx.