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  • The Socialist’s Journal: Quick Hits 2

    Jun 12, 12 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment


    *How do you convince masses of men to fight and potentially die for the wealth and property of a few men who may or may not fight? By telling them that they can also accumulate wealth. This was a novel idea in 1776; in 2012 we can see how difficult it is to accumulate any […]

  • Book Traces Vocoder History – From Churchill to T-Pain

    Jun 1, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *Billboard sat down with author Dave Tompkins about his long-in-the-works book that chronicles the history of the vocoder – tracing the sound synthesizing system’s journey from Bell Labs during WWII to today’s pop charts. Titled “How to Wreck a Nice Beach,” the book was published in March by Stop Smiling Books/Melville House and ultimately explains […]