How Thomas Dolby helped create the first polyphonic ringtones


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/03/20/how-thomas-dolby-helped-create.html


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I was lucky and caught him in SF at a tiny club when he was getting back into performances about 10 years ago, prior to “The Floating City”, and he talked about in terms of basically having been producing ring tones as his career.


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And now I have that song stuck in my head. Thanks BB!


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Brian Eno’s career as a computer start-up chime composer was going swimmingly…
And we woulda got away with it, if it weren’t for you dang kids and your fondleslabs!

Boy that song takes me back. thx papasan!


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I have the Fondleslab Plus thankyouverymuch :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:


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That album and The Flat Earth are some of my forever favorites!


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Aliens ate my Buick.


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Don’t you point that raygun at me…
I just might explode.


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