Kids Don’t Know How CDs Work – Is That a Bad Thing?

"Maybe its just the generation Z in me but how did people burn CDs?" asks a 17-year-old. "Like how did you just get a blank CD and put songs on it?"


Say Goodbye to CDs at Best Buy

Retailers like Best Buy and Target are looking to cease CD sales.


The Hidden Phenomenon That Could Ruin Your Old Discs

CDs and DVDs were sold to consumers as these virtually indestructible platters, but the truth, as exemplified by the “disc rot” phenomenon, is more complicated.


An Ode to the Digital Download, and Its Impending Death

What happens when the future dies before it’s happened?


We Reviewed All the CDs We Found Trampled on the Ground After SXSW

As they say, one man's trash is another man's classic.


CDs, Ranked

The OFFICIAL rankings of the best compact discs.


The Noisey Christmas Gift Guide for 2015

From your mom to your ex to your work secret Santa, we've figured out exactly what you need to buy everyone this Christmas!


The Final Frontiers of Private-Issue New Age Music

Music, like most creative endeavors, was primarily seen as a vehicle for self-awareness, meditation, and recovery. New age musicians were looking to have a relationship with something beyond the material world.


6,000 CDs Used To Make Giant Light Wall In Bulgaria

So this is what happened to our forgotten Blink-182 albums...


The 25 Albums Found at the Bottom of Every Used CD Bin

The most popular record store rejects.


What Was the First Record You Ever Bought?

If it wasn't one of those "Now" tapes, you're probably lying.