Old time Musak 24/7

“I worry that the person who thought up Musak will think up something else…”

Lily Tomlin

The Seeburg 1000 was introduced in 1959. It is an enclosed metal cabinet, containing a revolutionary record playing system, completely secure under lock and key. The player is capable of playing both sides of 28 discs and repeating the process indefinitely without human input (don’t lose that key!) This meant that a 1000 songs could be played without repetition. The discs were unique and heavy duty, they would go on for years. The player provided a source of Musak for commercial purposes. Think of the Madmen series. Three basic record sets were provided with purchase, Basic, Mood and the ever popular Industrial. A Christmas set was also available. It was a form of endless playlist, before the advent of Spotify. The original Seeburg 1000 songs can now be enjoyed on the iTunes app of the same name. Beware the songs are untitled, monotonal, repetitive, unselectable and weirdly addictive. #enoughtodriveyouinsane #letsmakelemonade

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