Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Sub Pop begins direct MP3 sales

updated 03:25 pm EST, Thu November 8, 2007

Sub Pop starts MP3 sales

Indie record label Sub Pop, home to artists like Patton Oswalt, Iron & Wine and The Postal Service, has begun selling select albums in MP3 format. As of press time over 200 albums were online; many of these are already available on other online stores, but Sub Pop is charging $9.90 per release, making them 9 cents cheaper than the average iTunes cost. The files are also in a 192kbps, DRM-free format, meaning that they can be used with any software or media player.

The greatest advantage of the service in the future may come from the re-release of previously out-of-print records, which will likely remain Sub Pop-exclusive downloads. A present restriction, however, is the inability to buy tracks individually, forcing shoppers to purchase whole albums at a time. [via Crave]



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Seagate Wireless

It seems like no matter how much internal storage is included today's mobile devices, we, as users, will always find a way to fill the ...

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (Android, 10.1-inch)

Lenovo is building a bigger name for itself year after year, including its devices expanding beyond desktop computers. The company's l ...

Brother HL-L8250CDN Color Laser Printer

When it comes to selecting a printer, the process is not exactly something most people put a lot of thought into. Printers are often t ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News