Digital Sound Revolution

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Dublin Core

Title

Digital Sound Revolution

Subject

How music changed and was developed with the use of  technology

Description

The image shows a 1980s keyboard that was used to make digital beats found in popular 80s music from bands like Bon Jovi, ZZ Top, Led Zeppelin, and Elton John. The Digital Sound Revolution was a shift away from mechanical technology to digital electronics such as the keyboard that was one of the most popular items used in music. This was the golden age for new music and the use of synthesizers. The keyboard had a wide range of sounds and could mock real instruments. This influenced modern music and how it is produced today, music today sounds digital with the use of synthesizers and other technological advancements made from the Digital Sound Revolutio.

Creator

Yamaha

Source

Google Arts & Culture. “Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C., United States.” Accessed April 25, 2021. https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/smithsonian-american-art-museum.

Publisher

Deutsche Museum

Date

1983/87

Collection

Citation

Yamaha, “Digital Sound Revolution,” Technology of the 1980s, accessed February 5, 2023, https://1980stechexploration.omeka.net/items/show/27.