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You May Think the Idea of Box Sets is Passé... Until You See These Releasesnew

Given file-sharing and the growing number of digital-download Web sites, both legal and otherwise, owning a bunch of music by one artist on several CDs in a cardboard box (no matter how cool the graphics and extras) is so old-school.
Tucson Weekly  |  Gene Armstrong  |  12-10-2009  |  Reviews

CDs for Christmas -- One Last Timenew

The major record labels are pulling out all the stops to release a plethora of new and reissue albums in the hopes that they can pump some blood back into what is increasingly looking like a moribund business model.
Boston Phoenix  |  Daniel Brockman  |  12-12-2008  |  Music

Indie Comedy Label Stand Up! Cranks Out Edgy Comedynew

The Twin Cities-based laugh factory offers smart hope in dumb times.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  Matt Snyders  |  05-23-2008  |  Performance

The Music Industry's Format Warsnew

CD sales are down, vinyl and download sales are up, and record labels are doing the math.
Chicago Reader  |  Miles Raymer  |  04-28-2008  |  Music

Life After CDsnew

Vermont's mom-and-pop music stores struggle with life in the digital age.
Seven Days  |  Casey Rae-Hunter  |  06-08-2007  |  Music

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