Portable music is not new. It’s not new to the iPod, not new to the Discman, not new to the Walkman – even boomboxes and transistor radios – were just the latest evolution. (The less said about 8-tracks, the better.)
Personally, I’d like to go back to the pre-20th Century model and have a band following me around. That’d be cool. Milo has put together a nice infographic of the past, present and future of portable music, so let’s take a look.