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[5]: Comment by kwan_e
by rjamorim on Tue 2nd Oct 2012 13:44 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by kwan_e"
rjamorim
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Not just "someone", Monty is the creator of Ogg Vorbis. He surely knows more about digital audio than you can ever hope to understand.

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