Amplifi Media's 'Blogstein' Looks At Historic NBC Chimes
December 16, 2016 at 10:50 AM (PT)
AMPLIFI MEDIA chief and ALL ACCESS AM/FM/Podcast columnist STEVEN GOLDSTEIN's latest post at the AMPLIFI "Blogstein" highlights a podcast that tells the story of one of the most familiar sounds in broadcasting history and its historical significance.
The post draws attention to 99% INVISIBLE's examination of how the legendary NBC chimes -- which started as five notes, then pared down to the three familiar to practically all Americans -- were developed, then became the first sound to be trademarked by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. For good measure, GOLDSTEIN includes a video with the history of NBC's branding from its inception in 1926.
Read the post here.