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Wax cylinder recordings are re-telling the story of culture across the centuries

wax-cylinder-story-Stiff-ginsFor the first time in 80 years, a commercial music recording has been made on an Edison phonograph - technology that was invented in the 1890s.

Aboriginal singer-songwriting duo, Stiff Gins were inspired to reprise the old technology when they heard a 100 year old wax cylinder recording of a Tasmanian Aboriginal woman.

"When we heard it, it was not just of another...

 

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