May 7th, 2005

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Antique audio podcasts

Folks around here might be interested in two shows that legendary radio station WFMU is now offering as downloadable podcasts:

The Antique Phonograph Music Program is a collection of Pop, standard, and ethnic music acoustically recorded on discs and cylinders and played on period machines circa 1895-1925. Subscribe to the podcast by entering this url into your podcast aggregator software. Or listen to the latest show here.

Thomas Edison's Attic features historic Edison recordings from the sound archive at Thomas Edison's lab in West Orange, NJ. Tune in for Edison cylinder and disc record rarities, many not heard since "the old man" himself stashed them away, featuring: Tin Pan Alley pop songs, ragtime, vaudeville comedy sketches, flapper dance bands, old-time country tunes, historic classical music, laboratory experiments and other artifacts - all dating from 1888 through 1929. Subscribe to the podcast by entering this url into your podcast aggregator software. Or listen to the latest show here.

More about podcasts from WFMU.


Cross-posted to zeitghosts & oldtimeradio.
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