THE ONLINE MUSEUM OF ENDANGERED SOUNDS
Say you miss the sound of a good Nokia ringtone. Or let’s suppose that the sound of a Gameboy is lacking from your life. Brendan Chilcutt has started an online museum of endangered sounds from devices and gadgets of years passed.
Some of these are around and still kicking, but in a few years or so they may become completely obsolete and thus younger generations might not ever get a chance to hear what they sounded like. The online archive includes the connecting of 56k modems, loading VCRs, skipping CD’s, and so much more. Check out the Museum of Endangered Sounds now and take a trip down audible memory lane!
Oh, yes, I remember well the anticipation that went along with that bleeptastic static of early internet connections, or in some cases, non-connection, which led to much teeth gnashing and dashed hopes of finding early online smut…