Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Stop Smiling Books On Sale: November 8, 2011 Price: $25.95
The history of the vocoder: how popular music hijacked the Pentagon’s speech scrambling weapon
The vocoder, invented by Bell Labs in 1928, once guarded phones from eavesdroppers during World War II; by the Vietnam War, it was repurposed as a voice-altering tool for musicians, and is now the ubiquitous voice of popular...
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