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?"
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.'
Say Goodbye to CDs at Best Buy
Retailers like Best Buy and Target are looking to cease CD sales.
The 2017 Music Issue
The Shape of Punk to Comp
How cheap compilation CDs helped revive a genre.
Believe It or Not, Actual Sales Gave Arcade Fire a Number One Album
Wait, who's out here buying CDs?
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.
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.
An Ode to the Digital Download, and Its Impending Death
What happens when the future dies before it’s happened?
Watch What Happens When You Turn on a CD Player in Zero Gravity
Experimenting with CD players in microgravity.
Why Is This Still a Thing?
Why Are CDs Still a Thing?
CDs are still sold by the tens of millions.
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.
Objectively Correct Lists
The OFFICIAL rankings of the best compact discs.