Music Sales on the Rise

In: Culture

5 Mar 2013

Music sales rose last year for the first time in over a decade. Click below for a video explanation over at the Economist. Huffington has some more of the numbers.

I look at this chart and wonder who is still buying all that physical music? Must be the same people who are responsible for this list of top ten selling albums I have never heard.


2 Responses to Music Sales on the Rise



March 5th, 2013 at 11:38 am

Who else wants to tell the Copyright Alert System people to go fuck themselves?


red sweater

March 8th, 2013 at 9:25 am

“I look at this chart and wonder who is still buying all that physical music?”

People who want complete control over their media, rather than DRM restrictions?

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