Tubular Organ

Left: My recent acquisition Right: Echophone graphic from a 1953 Hohner catalogue. By happenstance I was able to add this beauty to my collection. I think part of my fascination with the Echophone is the link back to Sydney Dickens of Carlton, Melbourne who had an invention of the same name and type back in … Continue reading Tubular Organ

Auditory Perception

Hello Riff Raffers, "The singer's song will not be heard if the applause is much too loud." (Glenn Shorrock) Some tunes are never destined for greatness if the measure is by chart success or record sales. Without airplay what chance does it have to be a 'chart buster'? I'm always bemused by the critics' label … Continue reading Auditory Perception