Barth Musicoder

Stereo-Vocoder (*1978)

In the late 1970s, when the vocoder craze was peaking, Hamburg-based studio outfitters Rüdiger Barth KG tossed their own candidate into the fray, going for the title of World’s Finest Robot Choir. Alas, their Musicoder remained a fairly exotic secret ingredient – and quite a spectacular one at that.