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The death of CD's

Discussion in 'Symphony X (Unofficial)' started by SymphonyXV, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. Iced Dog

    Iced Dog The Stormrider's Pooch

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    I honestly can't tell the difference between a high-bitrate MP3 and its CD counterpart...so all things being equal, I'll go with the much smaller file size. As for the main topic, I download every album before I buy it, and once I buy a CD, I check out the artwork and then it goes on the shelf. The only CDs I actually play are copies made for my car, which is where I listen to most of my music nowadays.
     
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    I listen to the radio.
     
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    Still CD and vinyl..
    For example I own Opeth's Still life in vinyl, CD and 5.1DVD, each one has a different, unique, amazing sound...
     
  4. SymphonyXV

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    I've never really liked vinyl because of all the annoying noises it makes. Also, vinyl is very limited since most bands don't have any of their albums on vinyl (like Glass Hammer and The Flower Kings). I am starting to notice that music and electronics stores are selling vinyl but I wonder if this is just some hip trend or if it will continue. Right now, I strictly use MP3's but I am thinking about getting Tarkus or Close to the Edge on vinyl and just giving it a shot.
     
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    Marwen Five Align

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    Vinyls are certainly not a "hip trend" :lol: MP3's are.
     
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    Awesome album; arguably their best.
     
  7. SymphonyXV

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    I don't know a single person who listens to CD's anymore, let alone vinyl! What I mean by hip is like the attitude that if it's retro, it's fashionable like when people go out of their way to buy glass bottle coke and old 1950's cars. I can see vinyl going extinct when the baby boomer population all die.
     
  8. Postulate

    Postulate Have a nice day! :)

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    That glass bottle Coke with the cane sugar is really good. Mmm.
     
  9. Alteredmindeath

    Alteredmindeath Wasteland Survivor

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    When cd's die I shall hang myself to protest this murder.
     
  10. SymphonyXV

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    Yeah...that'll sure show them!
     
  11. Kenneth R.

    Kenneth R. Cináed

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    Ain't going to happen. Boomers aren't huge death metal fans. But DM has a massive vinyl scene.
     
  12. Up&Away

    Up&Away A member nonetheless

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    CDs died a couple years ago or so. The dinosaurs won't let them go.
     
  13. J-Dubya 777

    J-Dubya 777 It NEVER ends

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    Who you callin' a dinosaur? :heh: :p

    Sorry, I will never purchase MP3s from any band, now, if they want to make their stuff available in WAV/SHN/FLAC, I might be lured in...

    In this day and age, even most "dinosaurs" can burn their own cds, and convert their own MP3s from better source files. :Smokedev:
     
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    I have more respect for the dinosaurs the these new supergeek computer dweebs that suck their computers cyberdick everyday.
     
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    Im going to fly a plane into the Internet signal towers and destroy the Internet. How would you like that?
     
  16. SymphonyXV

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    Well...I...uhhhh...

    :cry: Please don't take my internetz away what will I do without my pr0nz??? :cry:
     
  17. Snowmaker

    Snowmaker GO BLUE!!

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    I still buy CDs of what I feel worthy of owning. I refuse to spend money on mp3s. I'd rather have the physical CD with artwork and lyrics and such.
     
  18. DoomsdayZach

    DoomsdayZach The Professor was right

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    Backing Ken here. in my house (all of us between 25 and 28) we listen almost exclusively to vinyl. If you step out of the prog/power metal scene and look at everything from doom to crust to punk to death metal and black metal, Vinyl is arguably as desirable if not moreso than cds, and not just for collections sake either. Most of the people I hang out with have sizable vinyl collections, and that is their music library.
     
  19. _Gentleman of_the Snow_

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    Just ordered 13 CDs from Laser. :) Couldn't be happier.
     
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    I just bid on a Mars Volta quadruple vinyl album on ebay. I hope I win!
     

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