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Techno Pop #1

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Techno Pop #1

Techno Pop #1

Techno Pop #1

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In the first of his series "TechnoPop: The Secret History of Technology and Popular Music," NPR's Rick Karr explores the evolution of music recording technology. At the dawn of the 20th century, records were changing social life and the way Americans experienced music. An industry was booming, and Richmond, Indiana, was home to one of the first labels to put the new sound of rural southern musicians on vinyl.