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RCA RS2052 5-CD Digital Music Studio

In these days of iPods, desktop stereos seem so 20th Century. Still, when I heard about RCA's new contraption, I was intrigued. Like VCR/DVD combos and...

Music: Building A Better Pop Star

Ask the employees at Clay Aiken's record label, RCA, if they would listen to Aiken's debut album, Measure of a Man, by choice, and the response is almost...

Technology: Television For Paranoids

For skittish citizens who aren't frightened enough by disaster reports on cable news, police scanners or the Web, RCA introduces Alert Guard. The early-warning...

Books: America's Town Square

In 1935, many years before Katie Couric put her blessing on the place, the estimable Gertrude Stein laid eyes on the spanking-new Rockefeller Center. She planted...

A King-Size Anniversary

Come Aug. 16, it will have been 25 years since Elvis Presley passed on, and the Elvis industry is gearing up to make sure those few fans who have not seen him...

Music: And The Band Plays On...

Dave Matthews answers the door of his house, acoustic guitar in hand. "Sorry I didn't hear you at the door before," he says. "I've been practicing. These new...

HDTV Is Here! So What?

Who would have believed it? After what seems like an eternity of tantalizing hype about "high-definition" television, the first digital sets are actually on...

A Royal Pain in the Wrist

Bonnie Halper was banging out advertising and publicity copy for RCA Records 2 1/2 years ago when she felt a tingling in her right pinky. Not knowing what caused...

The King's Ransom

PERFORMER: ELVIS PRESLEY ALBUM: ELVIS, THE KING OF ROCK 'N' ROLL: THE COMPLETE '50s MASTERS LABEL: RCA THE BOTTOM LINE: Music that changed music; a myth that...

A Reunion of Technological Titans

With the dramatic announcement that General Electric intends to buy RCA, a tale of two corporate friends turned foes has come full circle. It was in 1919 that...

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