Items tagged with "CDs"

Rocktology! Top CDs of the ’90s tournament results

April 17, 2021 by

It’s Rocktology! Our Top CDs of the ’90s tournament. And Metallica’s eponymous 1991 disc, popularly referred to as the Black Album is the winner of our annual full-field event. But this tournament was as much about the audio format as it was about the artists who released these albums. The 1990s and the compact disc […]

Marley’s Music Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

March 16, 2021 by

Marley’s Music, a “music store for music people” in Biloxi, Mississippi, is celebrating its one-year anniversary. 360°Sound published a feature story on the record store, which sells new and used vinyl, turntables, and CDs, in April 2020. Marley’s Music had the misfortune of opening right as the pandemic was taking off. However, father-and-son owners Joey […]

CD Junkies: Collector Ben King

March 4, 2021 by

360°Sound recently caught up with CD collector Ben King. The 32-year-old punk and metal fan lives in Bellingham, Washington but was raised in northern New Hampshire. He’s been collecting CDs for about 20 years. King regularly posts selections from his extensive collection on his Instagram @compactdiscgeek, which currently has almost 9,000 followers. 360°: About how […]

CD Junkies: Collector Andy Murray

March 2, 2021 by

For this latest installment of our CD collector series CD Junkies, 360°Sound spoke with metalhead Andy Murray. Murray, 30, lives in Wirral, England, which is right across the River Mersey from Liverpool. He has been seriously collecting CDs for about 15 years and currently has approximately 1,200 titles in his collection. Murray regularly posts photos […]

CD Junkies: Collector Oswaldo Pacheco

February 11, 2021 by

For this installment of 360°Sound’s series CD Junkies, we caught up with collector Oswaldo Pacheco. The 30-year-old Venezuelan, who now lives in Santiago, Chile, has been collecting CDs since he was 7 years old. Pacheco regularly posts CDs and records from his extensive collection on his popular Instagram account @collectingalbums. 360°: About how many CDs […]

CD Junkies: Collector Jim Farley

January 11, 2021 by

Here at 360°Sound, we’re big fans of the compact disc. We share The Audiophile Man’s view in that we believe CDs aren’t going away any time soon. CDs may be becoming a niche market, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Because CDs, SACDs, and CD players are now more focused on a specialized market, […]