Friday, April 27, 2007

Wayback into Sound

The coming record revolution: digital discs (Nov, 1981)


[via modernmechanix.com]

Do you remember the launch of the compact disc, which was 20 years after the cassette? Digital audio has emerged because of its usefulness in the recording, manipulation, mass-production and distribution of sound. Modern distribution of music across the internet through on-line stores has seriously cut into the sale of CDs. How long before the compact disc becomes obsolete? Your comments are appreciated.