Check out this story about a photo exhibition a few blocks from our offices. Really cool, archival Hendrix photos.
What KILLS ME is the idea that record companies are SO stupid that they can't find a way to resell classic records like the Hendrix collection on a copy protected media like Blu-ray complete with 24/192 stereo audio and HD still images from the archives like these.
Give a person with a flat HDTV a reason to interact with MEANINGFUL and HISTORICALLY important music in this way and they will spend their money on ALBUMS again. NOT JUST downloads.
NOTE: Dark Side on SACD sold 1.1 million copies and the stereo track sucked (the surround is good). Even if this sold 250,000 copies at $18.99 - the records were PAID FOR in the 60's. The cost to polish them up and resell them again is TINY compared to the return. ALSO the HD content is copy protected thus fears of piracy are moot.
Can anyone explain WHY the labels are NOT doing things like this other than total, complete ignorance.