Amazon AutoRip: Is There Any Point to Trying to Prolong the Life of the CD?
|Legendary DJ/record collector John Peel's record collection in undergoing digitalization.|
Maybe the entire concept of wanting to "own" a chunk of music is wrong. Maybe it's borderline hoarding. But everyone seems to have their own way of consuming music, and like a Reese's cup, there's no wrong way to enjoy it. I just doubt Amazon's AutoRip will help boost CD sales.
If I were them, I would be focused on a decent streaming music site, like Pandora or the upcoming Daisy. That seems to be the universe we're headed to anyway -- a CD collection that everyone owns and takes up no space.