Audio Anthropology

Half-Price Hi-Fi

Half-price high fidelity! No tools required! OK, a few. 1957…

Can You Dig It?

This ad made you want to groove on a Marantz…

Hittin’ the Note

One of the most iconic taglines in advertising history, 1974.…

Tube Tester

I’m afraid to even turn this thing on. Jennings Model…

Twice the Fun

Twice as much fun as a mono dance party! Stereo…

Art Goes on Record

Reel dancing! Mercury “Living Presence” stereo tape, catalog number MDS5-4.…

All Kitted Out

Something for everyone for the holidays from Audio Fidelity. From…

Changers in the Night

Now that’s what we call holiday gift-giving! Circa 1960s.  …

The Lathe of Heaven

Now that’s how to cut a record! Audio Engineering, February…

We Are the NuTones

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

Mirandized

It has the right to remain silent, but who’d want…

Pushbutton Paradise

Hi-Fi tone for $99.95, complete with colored vinyl! That’s about…

Speaker Misplacement

  In its day the Teac A-3340S was the machine…

Tale of the Tape

John Seetoo saw this TEAC 4300 tape deck on a…

Lend Me Your Ears

A circa late 19th or early 20th century proto-jukebox. Listeners…

Beam Me Up, Scotty

The chic way to rock out! Circa 1960s ad for…

The 8-Track Mind

  A shrine to 8-track tape! Taken at The Telegraph…

The Nice Price

  The McIntosh CR 4 Satellite System Control. Per Steve…

Vertical Integration

Courtesy of Paul’s Posts reader Joseph Pickel: “My grandmother worked…

Phone-ing It In

And he continues to animate the party…the Continental 401 tape…

Now Hear This!

When the Admiral speaks, they listen!   They went all…

Everything But the Kitchen Sink

It’s Hip to be Square

Domestic Harmony

Les Paul and Mary Ford in their native habitat. Audio…

The Truth Isn’t Out There

   

Some Assembly Required

In 1962 Allied Radio and Masonite partnered to offer this…

An A1 Speaker System

   

It Came from LA…

Moderate size and cost” must have meant something different at…

Casual Listening

We can never be this cool. From Audio, September 1966.…

Silent Partner

This guy likes to relax while listening. From Audio, November…

In My Room

  I wish my audio system could do this! From…

Realistic Sound

Say what? I’ll bet the creative director wasn’t a woman.…

Goin’ to the Bank!

This is a fax I received from Les Paul in…

Ears in the Clouds

As anyone who’s heard one knows, they weren’t kidding. From…

Where the Action Is!

Man, I can dig it! Take me to school! From…

Tangerine Dream

We don’t know if this produced uncolored sound or not.…

Elusive Butterfly

That butterfly isn’t giving up the sweet spot. From Audio,…

Basic Hi-Fi-Manship

Who needed audio forums back then, with this kind of…

Set It Off

I wonder how many people blew the speaker. Thanks to…

Nothing Comes Close

You know, they might have been right. From Audio, November…
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