Music shops re-open in England today as COVID lockdown is eased: Here’s where

Today marks the return of flicking through record bins for those coming back to shops as they re-open across the country. After months of lockdown on non-essential stores, England are allowing shops across the country…

1 man now owns Murfie’s collection of nearly a million personal CDs and vinyl

Customers who entrusted their music with Murfies can breathe a sigh of relief that the bankrupt company’s assets have been bought. Last year the Wisconsin based company shut its doors and didn’t reveal to it’s…

UK music at it’s highest point since 2006

The surge in music streaming popularity has overtaken a 10+ year dip in music sales and reinvigorated the UK music industry to it’s highest point in 14 years. British music started declining in after 2006…

Digital music is worth more than physical in France for the first time ever

CDs are becoming a thing of the past as more and more each year digital music replaces the way we used to listen. France certainly aren’t strangers to music online, being the homeland of popular…

Japan is starting to adopt music streaming at last

Country by country the world is taking up music streaming as their platform of choice and the CD-loving Japanese are starting to pick up on the trends too. Over the past 10 years, and in…

Japan still loves CD’s, but this is how they’re listening to music now

As music streaming takes the world by storm Japan have been sitting back chilling with their CDs, but the digital world of music is catching up. In recent years with the surge in popularity of…

Australia loves music, and now they love streaming it the most

A new report shows music streaming on a massive rise whilst, unsurprisingly, downloads and physical music are dropping. Music is important to Australians, representing the most popular media consumed online in Australia and Australia sits in…

Kanye West Declares “No more CDs from me” – A Sign Of Change To Come

The line between genius and insanity is never thinner than when talking about Kanye but the rapper/producer’s new decision is foretelling of a change already happening in the music industry. Worldwide hip-hop superstar Kanye West announced…

Death of the CD?

Paul Resnikoff of  Digital Music News today posted this article on his blog, making the radical suggestion that the majors should seriously consider ditching CD’s as a major sales format, and concentrating on digital, thereby…