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05-13-10

The Vocoder: From Speech-Scrambling To Robot Rock

Today on NPR Morning Edition they did a nice interview with  Dave Tompkins the author of How to Wreck a Nice Beach: The Vocoder From World War II to Hip-Hop. Check out the interview to find out more about the vocoder and the influence it has had on music throughout the years!  http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126781688 Below is a video of a relative of the vocoder , the Sonovox.

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