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 175 coco 01/15/2001 07:30AM
CDRs are bad for the artists, labels144 koogles 01/16/2001 07:44AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 140 coco 01/16/2001 08:20AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 173 DantheCDman 01/16/2001 11:02AM
Trading still cripples the artist, label 152 koogles 01/16/2001 01:01PM
RE: Trading still cripples the artist, label 142 DantheCDman 01/16/2001 07:46PM
RE: Trading still cripples the artist, label 126 koogles 01/17/2001 12:45AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 133 koogles 01/16/2001 12:47PM
Koogles ur only half right 138 mike 01/16/2001 02:24PM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 152 koogles 01/16/2001 03:04PM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 138Drewness01/16/2001 03:59PM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 150Drewness01/16/2001 03:59PM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 143 koogles 01/17/2001 12:15AM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 141 DantheCDman 01/16/2001 07:50PM
Koogles is completely right - this is theft 143 Mister Pomp 01/16/2001 05:59PM
RE: Koogles is completely right - this is theft 168 coco 01/16/2001 08:04PM
RE: Koogles is completely right - this is theft 129 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 04:50AM
Mr Pomp your right and so am i 140 mike 01/17/2001 05:51AM
RE: Mr Pomp your right and so am i 155 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 05:46PM
That slippery slope ... 158 Copious K9 01/18/2001 01:39AM
RE: That slippery slope ... 175 Mister Pomp 01/18/2001 04:45AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 134 coco 01/16/2001 05:55PM
RE: Coco- the Artist Desicion maker 135 Eric Abrahamsen 01/16/2001 09:39PM
RE: Coco- the Artist Desicion maker 161 coco 01/16/2001 10:35PM
Living La Vida Coco 135 koogles 01/17/2001 12:02AM
RE: Living La Vida Coco 156 coco 01/17/2001 02:24AM
There's smoke comin' outta yer ears, coco! 145 koogles 01/17/2001 05:32AM
RE: There's smoke comin' outta yer ears, coco! 151 coco 01/17/2001 06:16AM
Cuckoo for coco puffs 164 koogles 01/17/2001 09:02AM
Cuckoo for Koogles 199 coco 01/17/2001 09:37AM
Coco...nuts! 140 koogles 01/17/2001 10:40AM
John Parr 143 DantheCDman 01/17/2001 11:05AM
RE: John Parr 135 capt kaos 01/17/2001 09:05PM
RE: John Parr 143 koogles 01/18/2001 12:36AM
RE: Coco...nuts! 130 coco 01/17/2001 05:45PM
Burn bitch burn 145 koogles 01/18/2001 12:32AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 140 koogles 01/17/2001 12:28AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 161 Dave 01/17/2001 04:30AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 150 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 04:54AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 143 coco 01/17/2001 05:39AM
RE: Coco and being Stupid 156 Eric Abrahamsen 01/17/2001 08:14AM
you're not your (np) 134 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 05:57PM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 153Bighair01/17/2001 05:16AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 122 coco 01/17/2001 05:47AM
Where are you buying your CDS? 149 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 05:39PM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 165 koogles 01/17/2001 05:49AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 129 coco 01/17/2001 06:22AM
Can I just say... 159Chris01/17/2001 06:36AM
Yes you can.. 132 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 05:56PM
Fine... 148Chris01/18/2001 09:12AM
Were you paid for it? 158 Mister Pomp 01/18/2001 05:47PM
RE: Were you paid for it? 168Chris01/19/2001 09:31AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 129 DantheCDman 01/17/2001 08:11AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 142 koogles 01/17/2001 09:18AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 155 DantheCDman 01/17/2001 09:30AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 138 koogles 01/17/2001 10:46AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 146 koogles 01/17/2001 09:06AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 154 DantheCDman 01/17/2001 09:31AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 162 coco 01/17/2001 09:44AM
Uh-oh...the little pirate's getting angry! 126 koogles 01/17/2001 10:10AM
RE: Uh-oh...the little pirate's getting angry! 128 Eric Abrahamsen 01/17/2001 10:27AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 144Bigair01/18/2001 04:50AM


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