www.fastcompany.com/40532455/the-cd-business-isnt-dying-its-just-evolving

Feb 23, 2018 ... While the vinyl albums did well, the older CDs quickly sold out. ... with what's happening in the indie music world, where the CD is still thriving. ... of streaming audio, the CD still has value, especially for indie artists that want to ...

www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/in-excess/201706/obsessive-record-and-cd-collecting

Jun 7, 2017 ... A personal insight into the psychology of a record-collecting completist ... a " music obsessive" and that I am an avid record and CD collector. ... own every version of a song that an artist has committed to vinyl, CD, tape, or MP3 ...

www.digitaltrends.com/features/the-history-of-the-cds-rise-and-fall

Feb 7, 2018 ... In memoriam, we've created this timeline marking the CD's rise and fall. ... a motley collection of record shops with a CD section at the back, and of .... of characteristics to serve listeners music they'll like based upon artists, ...

www.discogs.com/forum/thread/730998

For a start, please send me all your psych/prog music in CD or tell me where, and ... artists/labels/genres/formats will hold that inflated value longer than others.

www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/the-end-of-owning-music-how-cds-and-downloads-died-628660

Jun 14, 2018 ... Artists have taken note; Bruce Springsteen released his latest box set, The Album Collection Vol. 2, 1987-1996, exclusively on vinyl, with no CD ...

variety.com/2017/music/news/eight-ways-to-get-rid-of-cds-record-store-day-1202395630

Apr 25, 2017 ... So, short of a garage sale, what's an inveterate CD collector to do? Marty Levy has been buying and selling music in one format or another ...

www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/la-et-ms-compact-discs-20180302-story.html

Mar 2, 2018 ... CDs sit on the shelves at Amoeba Music in Los Angeles on Sept. .... longer will it make financial sense for artists and labels to manufacture CDs? ... as beloved as vinyl, nor does he expect a CD collector's market to rival LPs.

www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/10/music-collectors-talk-about-why-they-still-bother.html

Oct 17, 2017 ... Physically collecting music is now considered decidedly old-school, of course, and ... “One of the advantages of CDs over vinyl was that they were easier to store. .... Now, more artists are opting to release their music that way.

motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/gv5yp7/why-are-cds-still-a-thing-technology-music-digital

Apr 8, 2016 ... That year, global sales of physical music (most of which are CDs) totaled ... to buy CDs, rather than seamlessly buy and play digital music, or collect ... soon," said Zack Zarrillo of Synergy Artist MGMT and Bad Timing Records.