I must confess, there was a time back in the 1980s when I forsook my beloved LPs for the convenience of cassette tapes. I had always used cassettes as backups or to play in a car, but as the format packaging got better and more releases were offered with replica artwork and recorded on high-bias tapes, I didn’t think I was losing much. Besides, my shelfs were groaning under the rows of records I had accumulated in my first decade of serious record collecting.
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Will Dailey would be the first to admit he hasn’t got it all figured out, but the Boston-bred singer/songwriter’s Torrent project might just be the thing that changes the music industry for the better. An attempt to break down that wall that’s always separated artist from audience, Torrent is an ongoing project for Dailey, who is aiming, in 2009, to digitally release an EP every three months of songs he’s written and recorded in that time.
A team of engineers at EMI Music’s Abbey Road Studios in London have spent more than four years digitally remastering The Beatles’ original catalog for the first time. The results will be released by Apple Corps Ltd. and EMI on individual CDs and CD box sets Sept. 9, 2009, simultaneously with “The Beatles: Rock Band” video game.