In the latest episode of The Next Track, Doug Adams and Kirk McElhearn discuss spoken word recordings. How to get them, how to manage them, and how to listen to them. And we discuss how the history of recording started with recordings of spoken word content.
“Like a Victorian call center.”
Spoken word and audiobook recordings:
- Key dates in the history of audiobooks
- Walt Whitman reading four lines of America
- James Joyce reading from Ulysses and Finnegans Wake
- JRR Tolkien reads from The Lord of the Rings
- Audible.com, Audible UK, free trial with two free audiobooks
- Librivox: free, public domain audiobooks
- Join Together, Mac app that splices multiple audio files into one
- Ripping and Playing Audiobooks
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