April 28, 2005

What Makes Ice Cream Van Music Sound The Way It Does?

A lengthy dissertation on this is just waiting to be written… And Tom over at Music Thing has laid the groundwork. After doing the research, he has uncovered crucial details about the technical history of ice cream van music systems, their favoured loudspeakers, and the chip-based synthesizers used to crank out those sickly versions of Greensleeves. There’s a doco in there somewhere…

Posted by Warren at April 28, 2005 01:48 AM | Everyday Sounds