Death knell of the CD format?

Excellent graphic from NY Times on the sales life of the different music formats from 1973 to 2008.

Sales of music formats from 1973 - 2008

4 Comments

  • Paul says:

    Hi Suzzanna

    That is an excellent illustration – and the relative sizes really tell the story.
    You wouldn’t happen to have the original link, would you ??
    Many thanks

    Paul

  • SusannaGrant says:

    Hi Paul,
    I got it from this column in the NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/01/opinion/01blow.html
    Hope this helps,
    Susanna

  • George Bailey says:

    Hi there,

    Was not to sure which post was most relevant in this category however; I thought yourself and your readers may be interested in this opensourse project

    http://dvd-audio.sourceforge.net/

    It allows you to author (burn) 24bit audio dvd’s each containing up to 9 groups of 99 tracks each.

    Hope somebody finds it useful with all these albums to download now…

    Regards

    George.

  • Susanna says:

    Hi George,
    Thanks for this, really useful and I’m going to post it on another blog too.
    Susanna

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