jukeboxes

Yes, There Were Jukeboxes In 1889

Yes, There Were Jukeboxes In 1889

I’m not even sure what the analogue would even be for this audio device, which is shown in a photo circa 1889. It’s part-phonograph, part-walkman, part-jukebox, all-strange.

Futuristic Jukebox Doesn’t Pretend To Be The Old Thing

Futuristic Jukebox Doesn’t Pretend To Be The Old Thing

I’ve never known the jukebox as anything but a beautiful relic of a musical past. For me, at least, the jukebox never existed to just play music. Instead, it did double duty: neat to have in a bar, clever, vintage, classic, ironic, hipsterish, whatever. I’m sure people who really used…