CDRs are bad for the artists, labels
Posted by: koogles ()
Date: January 16, 2001 07:44AM

I think CDRs are fine for older CDs that are rare or ridiculously expensive (Martin Briley's "One Night with A Stranger", John Waite's "Mask of Smiles" etc.) but you'll never catch me buying/selling CDRs of new or recent releases. That's just plain bad for the few who are trying to make a living at melodic hard rock (about as lucrative a field as OJ Simpson football memorabilia!) Well, maybe not THAT bad, but if CD burning continues to run rampant, it may be soon. :( Bad for the labels and bad for the artists.

I can proudly say that in my collection of 1600 CDs, only 5 are CDRs: Bronz "Taken By Storm", Craaft self-titled from 1986, Frank Stallone's self-titled, 707 "Megaforce" and Automatic Man's debut. (The last two were never pressed on CD and were burnt from vinyl originals.)

If you truly want to support the scene and its players, you won't support the proliferation of still-in-print CDs on CDR.


koogles

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My CD-R Trade Site 133 coco 01/15/2001 07:30AM
CDRs are bad for the artists, labels104 koogles 01/16/2001 07:44AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 106 coco 01/16/2001 08:20AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 123 DantheCDman 01/16/2001 11:02AM
Trading still cripples the artist, label 128 koogles 01/16/2001 01:01PM
RE: Trading still cripples the artist, label 104 DantheCDman 01/16/2001 07:46PM
RE: Trading still cripples the artist, label 91 koogles 01/17/2001 12:45AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 94 koogles 01/16/2001 12:47PM
Koogles ur only half right 109 mike 01/16/2001 02:24PM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 112 koogles 01/16/2001 03:04PM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 108Drewness01/16/2001 03:59PM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 112Drewness01/16/2001 03:59PM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 108 koogles 01/17/2001 12:15AM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 114 DantheCDman 01/16/2001 07:50PM
Koogles is completely right - this is theft 108 Mister Pomp 01/16/2001 05:59PM
RE: Koogles is completely right - this is theft 122 coco 01/16/2001 08:04PM
RE: Koogles is completely right - this is theft 104 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 04:50AM
Mr Pomp your right and so am i 110 mike 01/17/2001 05:51AM
RE: Mr Pomp your right and so am i 122 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 05:46PM
That slippery slope ... 133 Copious K9 01/18/2001 01:39AM
RE: That slippery slope ... 147 Mister Pomp 01/18/2001 04:45AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 100 coco 01/16/2001 05:55PM
RE: Coco- the Artist Desicion maker 102 Eric Abrahamsen 01/16/2001 09:39PM
RE: Coco- the Artist Desicion maker 125 coco 01/16/2001 10:35PM
Living La Vida Coco 108 koogles 01/17/2001 12:02AM
RE: Living La Vida Coco 122 coco 01/17/2001 02:24AM
There's smoke comin' outta yer ears, coco! 109 koogles 01/17/2001 05:32AM
RE: There's smoke comin' outta yer ears, coco! 115 coco 01/17/2001 06:16AM
Cuckoo for coco puffs 102 koogles 01/17/2001 09:02AM
Cuckoo for Koogles 151 coco 01/17/2001 09:37AM
Coco...nuts! 112 koogles 01/17/2001 10:40AM
John Parr 111 DantheCDman 01/17/2001 11:05AM
RE: John Parr 94 capt kaos 01/17/2001 09:05PM
RE: John Parr 108 koogles 01/18/2001 12:36AM
RE: Coco...nuts! 101 coco 01/17/2001 05:45PM
Burn bitch burn 108 koogles 01/18/2001 12:32AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 113 koogles 01/17/2001 12:28AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 121 Dave 01/17/2001 04:30AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 119 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 04:54AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 112 coco 01/17/2001 05:39AM
RE: Coco and being Stupid 119 Eric Abrahamsen 01/17/2001 08:14AM
you're not your (np) 106 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 05:57PM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 112Bighair01/17/2001 05:16AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 94 coco 01/17/2001 05:47AM
Where are you buying your CDS? 118 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 05:39PM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 133 koogles 01/17/2001 05:49AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 104 coco 01/17/2001 06:22AM
Can I just say... 120Chris01/17/2001 06:36AM
Yes you can.. 100 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 05:56PM
Fine... 126Chris01/18/2001 09:12AM
Were you paid for it? 123 Mister Pomp 01/18/2001 05:47PM
RE: Were you paid for it? 128Chris01/19/2001 09:31AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 103 DantheCDman 01/17/2001 08:11AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 112 koogles 01/17/2001 09:18AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 117 DantheCDman 01/17/2001 09:30AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 108 koogles 01/17/2001 10:46AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 109 koogles 01/17/2001 09:06AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 110 DantheCDman 01/17/2001 09:31AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 118 coco 01/17/2001 09:44AM
Uh-oh...the little pirate's getting angry! 95 koogles 01/17/2001 10:10AM
RE: Uh-oh...the little pirate's getting angry! 93 Eric Abrahamsen 01/17/2001 10:27AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 99Bigair01/18/2001 04:50AM


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