Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 2nd Oct 2012 00:05 UTC
Multimedia, AV "On October 1 1982, Joel's sixth studio album, 52nd Street, was the first commercially released CD album... Which means CDs are 30-years-old today. It's worth noting here that 52nd Street wasn't a new album - it was launched initially in 1978, but it was selected for relaunch on the new digital audio disc, rolling out alongside the first CD player - the Sony CDP-101 - in Japan. But of course, the CD didn't spring up overnight - the road to launch started long before 1982." I'm still 100% CD when it comes to music. The act of physically holding a new album in your hands for the first time and gently placing the disk in the tray can't be matched by pressing a download button behind a computer.
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RE: Comment by kwan_e
by OSNevvs on Tue 2nd Oct 2012 06:20 UTC in reply to "Comment by kwan_e"
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I have long abandoned the CDs and I take all my music on the psy-music forum. I don't see any quality difference, and I get all I need instantly. I can dispose what I don't like, which is not the case of a CD that you usually buy before knowing if it's good or bad. Oh, and I wouldn't be able to buy so many CDs every month.

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