Julia Louis-Dreyfus Discusses Her Favorite Filthy Lines From 'Veep,' C...
Early Panels: Three Comics To Look Forward To April 10th

See How The Music Industry Has Evolved Over 40 Years, In One GIF

By 04.09.13

Not that long ago, nearly 95% of music purchased was on CD. Less than a decade later, the figure is closer to 36%, with online sales taking up a large part of the music industry pie chart, while the number of cassingles bought is down to negative-19. Damn shame, too, for everyone knows the cassingle is the ideal way to listen to music.

The fine folks at Digital Music News created a pie chart GIF, which you can see below, that “shows the revenue contribution from various formats, 1973-present, based on RIAA revenue figures.” It’s a nice, easy to understand way of visualizing how the music industry has coped with new technologies, from 8-track to SoundExchange.

LONG LIVE THE CASSINGLE.

(Via Stereogum) (Banner via)


TOPICS#MUSIC NEWS
TAGSmusic industry

Join The Discussion


[avatar]

Join the discussion. or Register





Powered by WordPress.com VIP