CDs

Important Questions Raised By...

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?"
Ryan Bassil
10.25.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Untimely Demise of Beloved Indie Rock Label SideOneDummy

Noisey writer Dan Ozzi discusses the legacy and loss of SideOneDummy Records on today's episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast.'
VICE Staff
3.26.18
Noisey News

Say Goodbye to CDs at Best Buy

Retailers like Best Buy and Target are looking to cease CD sales.
Kristin Corry
2.5.18
The 2017 Music Issue

The Shape of Punk to Comp

How cheap compilation CDs helped revive a genre.
Dan Ozzi
Jonah Bayer
11.17.17
Internet Exploring

Believe It or Not, Actual Sales Gave Arcade Fire a Number One Album

Wait, who's out here buying CDs?
Phil Witmer
8.8.17
Re-Exposure

Copies of Copies: The Surprisingly Complicated Process of Making a CD

It takes a whole lot of steps to get an optical disc ready for your CD Walkman—yet it has a surprising amount in common with pressing a record.
Ernie Smith
3.27.17
Op-Eds

The Enduring Legacy of the 'Pure Garage' Compilation CD

How the iconic series, mixed by DJ EZ, became the mainstream face of a UK genre reaching its pinnacle.
Sam Diss
3.13.17
Op-Eds

An Ode to the Digital Download, and Its Impending Death

What happens when the future dies before it’s happened?
Angus Harrison
1.11.17
nasa

Watch What Happens When You Turn on a CD Player in Zero Gravity

Experimenting with CD players in microgravity.
Madison Margolin
7.6.16
Why Is This Still a Thing?

Why Are CDs Still a Thing?

CDs are still sold by the tens of millions.
Elizabeth King
4.8.16
sxsw 2016

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.
Kyle Kramer
3.23.16
Objectively Correct Lists

CDs, Ranked

The OFFICIAL rankings of the best compact discs.
Noisey Staff
3.9.16
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