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Watch the youth of today grapple with the unspeakable mystery of the Walkman (SLkfso)
posted by Sebmojo on Apr 15, 2014 - 108 comments

Walkmans eat tapes. And they were delicious.

Meet Scott Campbell, a 13 year old swapping his MP3 player for a Sony Walkman cassette player for a week. [more inside]
posted by starzero on Jun 29, 2009 - 264 comments

Pocket Calculator Show

Pocket Calculator Show. via: Beware of Blog
posted by serazin on Jul 7, 2008 - 13 comments

The hills (and everything else) are alive...

The idea of treating everyday, ambient noise as music is not terribly new, but Noah Vawter's device turns ambient sounds into music (in a somewhat more traditional sense of the word):
Ambient Addition is a Walkman with binaural microphones. A tiny Digital Signal Processing (DSP) chip analyzes the microphone's sound and superimposes a layer of harmony and rhythm on top of the listener's world.
posted by 2or3whiskeysodas on Dec 18, 2006 - 33 comments

Meet the New Walkman

Meet the new Walkman. 20GB HD, 25 minutes of cache for skip-free playing. Works with Sony's Connect music service. Sharp-looking little player.
posted by jpoulos on Jul 1, 2004 - 48 comments


The Walkman turns 25: the Sony Walkman hit the streets on July 1, 1979. History, photos and more at the Walkman Museum.
posted by turbodog on Jun 30, 2004 - 11 comments

For those unsatisfied with a mini-iPod

Sony to Introduce HI-MD Walkman For the people who were unsatisfied with Apple's iPod mini, this might provide an alternative. Sony is going to release a HI-MD Walkman, that uses a 1 gigabyte minidisc. As minidisc.org points out, it will also allow transferring data from the minidisc to a computer, and not just the other way around.
posted by synecdoche on Jan 9, 2004 - 24 comments

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