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TechnoPop: The Secret History, V

NPR's Rick Karr continues his six-part Morning Edition series on the influence of technology on popular music. This Friday, learn about the pioneers of a very unusual music instrument -- the recording studio. Multitrack studios allow artists to accompany themselves, creating a true "one-man band." But does technology really make the music sound better?

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Rick Karr contributes reports on the arts to NPR News. He is a correspondent for the weekly PBS public affairs show Bill Moyers Journal and teaches radio journalism at Columbia University.