I just looked at that. So let's see, she's a "music critic" and listens
exclusively to her ipad and mp3's. Does she actually review things on that
basis? Apparently. Yikes! And she has no hesitation about making such a
terrible admission, in fact writing a NY Times article based upon it.
That's pretty sad. She clearly doesn't really care very much about music.
On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 10:21 AM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>
> I still think the demise will be slow in genres like jazz and classical,
> where buyers still want to read liner notes. However, I do think the day
> will come in my lifetime when the compact disc is a submerged medium. Also
> DVD/SACD/Bluray and all other 5" plastic shiny discs read by lasers. I
> don't think they'll be fully submerged, they'll pop up here and there in
> specialized applications and may well make a "comeback" among hipster music
> fans like the current cassette fad.
> For what it's worth, I still buy CDs and I occasionally buy
> high-resolution downloads. In the entire time since the launch of iTunes, I
> have paid less than $100 all told for lossy downloads. They are a
> last-ditch thing, I'll only buy them if I can't find the music in any
> better-sounding format at a halfway reasonable price. I know, I'm a walking
> -- Tom Fine