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In 1981, Fisher Price released a brown and beige children’s tape recorder with a built-in microphone. This portable device was sold with a companion tape entitled ‘Discover a World of Sounds’. On this cassette was a 15-minute long radio show demonstrating the player’s simple recording features. The show’s announcer encouraged kids to throw themselves wholeheartedly into a world of endless possibilities in recorded sounds. Thirty-odd years later, I decided to take the original ‘Discover a World of Sounds’ concept out of the analog realm and send it streaming into the digital universe. 'Discover a World of Sounds' hosts an eclectic selection of Internet radio shows that mix popular music with storytelling, spoken word, and found media. Many of the shows attempt to make a connection between popular music and personal experience. Some shows are pop retrospectives, some tell a story, and others exist merely to introduce listeners to new music.

In 1981, Fisher Price released a brown and beige children’s tape recorder with a built-in microphone. This portable device was sold with a companion tape entitled ‘Discover a World of Sounds’. On this cassette was a 15-minute long radio show demonstrating the player’s simple recording features. The show’s announcer encouraged kids to throw themselv... Show more

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