The preferred method of music delivery
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Streaming continues to grow as the preferred method of music delivery, but physical media is still strong. Contrary to what many people believe, the CD is not dead.
Statistics from the Recording Industries Association of America (RIAA) report that digital downloads and streaming accounted for approximately 34% each of the industry's American revenue during the 2015 fiscal year. Downloads declined about 10% from the previous year, while streaming rose by 6%. Physical media—CDs and LPs—accounted for almost 29% of revenue.
Should You Buy New or Used Hi-Fi Audio Gear?
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Our current high-tech culture has caused many folks to purchase all sorts of audio items dating from earlier eras. At a time when you can enjoy your music in the best sound quality ever, what justifies buying old Hi-Fi Audio equipment over new for your Santa Rosa home? Here are some typical reasons, and we will weigh them compared to the benefits of buying new, up-to-date Hi-Fi equipment: