Phone-ing It In

Phone-ing It In

Written by Frank Doris

And he continues to animate the party…the Continental 401 tape recorder, that is! 1960s Philips ad.


Harman Kardon Citation II B stereo power amplifier, circa 1960s. Photo courtesy of Howard Kneller. Amazingly, almost nothing about this superb amplifier, one of the most advanced of its time, exists online.


Hands down, the worst Beatles caricatures we’ve ever seen, with clunky copy and typos to match.


Sadly, electronic music pioneer Joel Chadabe passed away on May 2, 2021. I had the honor of taking his electronic music course in 1977 while a student at the State University of New York at Albany. My final project was a piece called “The Meaning of Life?” The original cassette is pictured above. RIP, professor.

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