TechnoPop, VI: 'The Triumph of the Amateurs' In the final installment of his six-part series TechnoPop: The Secret History of Technology and Pop Music, NPR's Rick Karr reports on how advances in recording technology have allowed musicians to put a state-of-the-art recording studio in a closet -- and put the recording industry in peril.
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TechnoPop, VI: 'The Triumph of the Amateurs'

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TechnoPop, VI: 'The Triumph of the Amateurs'

TechnoPop, VI: 'The Triumph of the Amateurs'

TechnoPop, VI: 'The Triumph of the Amateurs'

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In the final installment of his six-part series TechnoPop: The Secret History of Technology and Pop Music, NPR's Rick Karr reports on how advances in recording technology have allowed musicians to put a state-of-the-art recording studio in a closet — and put the recording industry in peril.

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