Scythes Vocalion Co. Limited, 29-31 Alice Street (renamed 29-31 Teraulay Street in 1923), Toronto, was the sole Canadian distributor of the American-made Aeolian-Vocalion brand of phonographs. Beginning in 1921, they also manufactured Vocalion phonographs and records in Canada.

One product was the Soloist phonograph, in one ad called the "Aeolian Soloist", using a cabinet made by The George McLagan Furniture Co., Limited, Stratford, Ontario.

Kingston Whig Standard, November 1, 1923, p. 13. "The Scythes Vocalion Co. Limited, Canadian Manufacturers and Distributors of the famous Aeolian-Vocalion Phonographs and Records."

North Bay Nugget, October 1, 1921, p. 10. Earliest ad that mentions the Soloist phonograph.

Regina Leader-Post, December 9, 1922, p. 20. The Soloist phonograph for sale in western Canada.

Edmonton Journal, March 10, 1923, p. 10.

Edmonton Bulletin, February 21, 1924, p. 7. Ad from Greenfield's Exchange, Jasper at 98th Street, Edmonton, Alberta.

Lethbridge Herald, August 15, 1925, p. 12.

A Soloist phonograph for sale on Facebook Marketplace in 2023. Photographs supplied by Steve Redman.