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Why Would Anyone Keep Buying CDs? : NPR

Why Would Anyone Keep Buying CDs? : NPR | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
Not everyone has made the transition to MP3s. Are CD- and vinyl-loving holdouts being left behind?
Pierre Priot's insight:

Come on people, life's analog. Stick to LP.

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christopher wilson's comment, September 1, 2013 11:53 AM
In the 80s when i bought vinyl, the quality of the physical support was crap, I often got warped or scratched LPs. I'm sticking with flac and mp3, CD quality is really not bad. It's certainly good enough for me.
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U.K. Digital Downloads to Pass CD Sales in 2013

U.K. Digital Downloads to Pass CD Sales in 2013 | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
A gloomy report shows the continuing decline of the U.K. music industry as CD sales fell by a fifth last year.
Pierre Priot's insight:

face it, it's happening, CD's dying.

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Phil Book's comment, October 11, 2014 5:44 PM
The switch to digital could definitely be a good thing considering it will drop production costs of CD's. I personally like to have the CD but ever since I started using Spotify I haven't wanted to buy a CD. Even though I use it I think it's programs like Spotify that are causing the real problems.
Frank Ruiz's curator insight, December 4, 2014 7:00 PM

Throughout the years we have slowly been seeing a decline in cd sales as digital downloads begin to take over in the music industry. Digital downloading is increasing mainly due to the fact of the convenience and ease that it has not only this but consumers don't need to worry about albums selling out before they can get a chance to listen to them.  

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Why do Japanese still buy CDs? - CNN.com Video

Other countries might be going digital, but Japan's music fans are sticking with the compact disc. Pauline Chiou reports.
Pierre Priot's insight:

There's something about Japan and Music that our western brains will never figure out

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