Tag Archives: CD

RPM 2011 Entry Mailed

I dropped the padded envelope containing Music In 0xC Parts off at the post office this morning. I’ve been done for a week (not to brag) but needed to burn a few copies to CD for the RPM submission and a few friends. And to listen to in the car. These will likely be the […]

UMG Gets It

Yesterday, Billboard reported that Univeral Music Group (aka UMG, one of the larger music labels/distributors) is testing a new CD pricing structure where CDs will cost $10 or less in stores. Hey! That’s my magic number. New releases will be $10, but library titles could cost as little as $6. UMG is looking to get […]

Moldover’s Album

There have been some good creative packaging on CDs this year. My favorite may be the functional CD tray of Moldover’s Album. The Awesome Edition comes with a circuit board in lieu of the standard jewel case tray. The artwork and track listing are traces on the board, which is cool, but the great thing […]

Oh My Gawd, It’s Full Of Bits

The Flaming Lips released their latest album, Embryotic, this week. And they did something kind of cool. The standard release is a double CD album. The deluxe edition adds a DVD which contains the full album as 16 bit 48 kHz and 24 bit 96 kHz PCM audio. The DVD is not region coded, and […]

Digital Black Hole

Archaeologists looking back on our time will be confounded by two problems of our own making: the Cultural Black Hole and a Digital Black Hole. We live in amazing times. Technology gives us pocket-sized computers which allow us to communicate with others thousands of miles away, as well as record events in audio and video. […]