Tag Archives: CD

Spotify is Fine – But Let’s Mourn the Passing of CDs (LA Times)

The problem with sundowning music formats is that, in our eagerness to pitch ourselves into the future with new technology, we bury what brought us so much pleasure in the first pl... More

Spotify’s 40 Million Tunes Won’t Get Far With CD-Happy Japanese (Bloomberg)

On a recent muggy afternoon in Tokyo, 21-year old Shintaro Naganuma joined several hundred customers browsing CDs at the eight-story downtown outpost of music retail chain Tsutaya.... More

Digital Now 40% of U.S. Music Market for Warner; Downloads Flat with Last Year

Digital products now account for 40% of Warner Music Group’s domestic recorded music revenue, though the U.S. market for downloads plateaued during the company’s fiscal 2010 (e... More

MeadWestvaco to Sell AGI Packaging Business for $68 Million

Packaging giant MeadWestvaco Corp. announced late last week that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its AGI media and entertainment packaging business to industrial holdi... More

Luxury Watch Case On Supreme Court Docket May Have ‘First Sale’ Implications

In its upcoming term this fall, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that could bring changes to the entertainment industry’s longstanding “first sale” precedents — even... More

Industry Coalition Formed To Promote Direct Mail Applications For Optical Media

DiscMail Direct, an industry coalition representing leading manufacturers, packagers and creative services companies involved in the use of optical media for direct mail applicatio... More