FAQ

Why Film Photography?

Film photography holds a unique charm that captures moments in a tangible and authentic way. The process of shooting on film encourages a more deliberate and thoughtful approach to photography. It produces a distinctive aesthetic with rich colors and textures that digital photography often cannot replicate. At Blind Skeleton, we celebrate the artistry and nostalgia that film photography brings, offering insights, tips, and a curated collection of vintage cameras for enthusiasts and collectors alike.

Why Old Time Radio?

Old-time radio (OTR) offers a window into a bygone era when audio storytelling was the primary form of entertainment. It allows you to experience the creativity and imagination of classic radio dramas, comedies, mysteries, and more. Our 24×7 radio streaming service lets you relive the golden age of radio, providing a glimpse into the cultural and entertainment landscape of the past. Blind Skeleton is dedicated to preserving these timeless stories and making them accessible to modern audiences worldwide.

What is “Three Tune Tuesday”?

“Three Tune Tuesday” is a weekly live stream event where we transport you back in time by playing three pre-1927 songs. It’s a musical journey that highlights the early days of recorded music, allowing you to experience the melodies that were popular before the advent of modern recording techniques. Join us every Tuesday to immerse yourself in the sounds of yesteryears and discover the musical treasures of the past.

What is “Electric Dreams”?

“Electric Dreams” is a biweekly live stream event dedicated to sharing songs from the years 1927 to 1937. This period marked a transformative era in music as it transitioned from acoustic recordings to electric recordings. Through “Electric Dreams,” we invite you to explore this pivotal decade in music history and appreciate the evolution of sound technology and musical styles.

What are the upcoming blog posts and streams?

We’re excited to announce that we’re expanding our content offerings to include blog posts about old black and white movies and old silent movies. These upcoming posts will delve into the world of classic cinema, providing insights, reviews, and retrospectives on timeless films that have left their mark on the history of cinema. Stay tuned for more updates on our upcoming streams and blog posts that continue to celebrate vintage technology and culture.

How can I purchase vintage items from Blind Skeleton?

Our ecommerce site offers a thoughtfully curated selection of vintage items, ranging from classic cameras to antique radios and phonographs. These treasures are carefully sourced and presented, allowing you to bring a touch of nostalgia and history into your own home. By acquiring these vintage items, you become a custodian of the past and a part of the journey to preserve and appreciate vintage technology.

How can I get involved with Blind Skeleton?

We welcome you to join our community of vintage technology enthusiasts! Engage with us through our website, social media channels, and streaming events. Feel free to share your own stories, insights, and experiences related to film photography, old-time radio, music, and more. Your participation enriches our collective appreciation for the magic of vintage tech and treasures.

How do I contact Blind Skeleton with further inquiries?

If you have any questions, suggestions, or inquiries, you can reach out to us through our contact page on the Blind Skeleton website. We value your feedback and look forward to connecting with fellow enthusiasts who share our passion for preserving and sharing the beauty of vintage technology and culture.

Why focus on 78rpm music?

We have a deep appreciation for the historical significance and unique charm of 78rpm records. These records were the primary medium for music distribution from the late 19th century to the mid-20th century. By showcasing 78rpm music, we pay homage to a pivotal era in the evolution of recorded music. The format captures the raw energy and authenticity of performances during a time when recording technology was still in its infancy. Our streams and curated collections allow you to experience the diverse sounds that shaped generations and paved the way for modern music.

Why antique phonographs?

Antique phonographs are remarkable pieces of technology that marked the beginning of accessible music playback in homes. They offer a tangible connection to the past, allowing us to experience music the way our predecessors did. By exploring antique phonographs, we gain insights into the engineering marvels of their time and witness the gradual evolution of music technology. Our blog posts about antique phonographs provide a window into the craftsmanship, design, and historical context behind these beautiful machines that brought music into households before the age of digital audio.

What is the significance of antique phonographs in today’s digital age?

While digital audio is convenient and prevalent in today’s world, antique phonographs remind us of the origins of music playback. These machines carry the legacy of analog sound reproduction and offer a tangible and sensory experience that digital formats often lack. Engaging with antique phonographs allows us to appreciate the intersection of art, science, and culture in the development of music technology. By understanding the history of phonographs, we can better contextualize and appreciate the technological advancements that have shaped modern music consumption.

How can I learn more about 78rpm music and antique phonographs?

We’re dedicated to sharing knowledge and insights about 78rpm music and antique phonographs through our blog posts and live streams. By tuning in and exploring our content, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the cultural impact of these technologies, the artists who shaped their eras, and the innovations that paved the way for the music industry as we know it today. Feel free to immerse yourself in the world of vintage music and technology through our platform.

Can I contribute to Blind Skeleton’s collection of 78rpm music or antique phonographs?

We’re always excited to collaborate with fellow enthusiasts and collectors. If you have insights, stories, or even rare 78rpm records or antique phonographs that you’d like to share, we encourage you to reach out to us. Your contributions could help enrich our community’s understanding of these historical artifacts and their cultural significance. Together, we can continue to preserve and celebrate the magic of vintage music and technology for future generations to enjoy.

How can I stay up to date?

To stay informed about our latest blog posts, live streams, and curated collections related to 78rpm music and antique phonographs, you can subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on our social media channels. These platforms are the best way to receive updates, engage with our community, and explore the world of vintage music and technology with Blind Skeleton.