[sdiy] New Takla Makan Album - Technicollage
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Tue Apr 5 16:21:22 CEST 2016
Sean > I wish they were available on vinyl.
Yeah, me too. Probably unlikely ever to happen though unless I win the
lottery or I get a surprisingly large amount of downloads.
Roman > I dislike downloaded music. It does not feel like I'm having
something real, no smell of fresh paint coming from the booklet, no
clean record untouched by human hand before...
I know what you mean. Funny I don't seem to get that excited about CDs
or DVDs either. But an old LP was something special. It's big and you
had to be careful with it, so it gets treated with respect and put
somewhere on show. To say nothing about the extra surface area in which
to put some cracking artwork and long gear lists.
Having said that when I did sell CDs I didn't sell that many. I
certainly didn't make any money out of it. But Bandcamp has allowed me
to sell far more albums and not have to worry about the postal service
busting the CDs or the CDs not working in some players.
And virtually all the music I listen to now is streamed from a hard
drive. I still have a lot of stuff encoded as 320KB MP3 so I must get
around to getting it changed to FLAC.
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