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Posted: 20 October 2022 at 12:40pm | IP Logged Quote PopArchivist

Brian W just let me know.

This is on their website

We are closing the TIDAL Download Store on Oct 20, 2022. TIDAL Store subscribers with pending downloads as of October 20th have until Jan 23rd to download purchases from their account to one device.

Long live Qobuz. 7 Digital nice knowing you too.

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Posted: 20 October 2022 at 12:46pm | IP Logged Quote Brian W.

Tidal streaming will still remain open. But, yes, 7Digital
seems to be on its last legs... they've lost Sony and
Warner.
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Posted: 20 October 2022 at 12:48pm | IP Logged Quote edtop40

so, everything is going to be streaming only?

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Posted: 20 October 2022 at 12:53pm | IP Logged Quote Brian W.

It seems to be moving in that direction, not only with music, but with home video. But I don't think Tidal is closing the store division with any grand scheme in mind... I think it's just not profitable. And I think what's killing 7Digital is
probably Qobuz.

And I also think that's what's behind the whole move toward streaming-only: the labels simply make more money off streaming. A sale, they make a profit one time. Streaming, they make money every time you play the song. It's all about money.

With home video, Disney in particular is being very stingy with what it releases in physical format for the past couple years. They want everything to just be on Disney Plus.




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Posted: 20 October 2022 at 4:48pm | IP Logged Quote Scott Young

I use the Tidable Music Converter to
download lossless from Tidal. It was a one
time buyout. I'll be disappointed if Tidal
finds a way to block Tidable from working.
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Posted: 20 October 2022 at 5:24pm | IP Logged Quote PopArchivist

Scott Young wrote:
I use the Tidable Music Converter to
download lossless from Tidal. It was a one
time buyout. I'll be disappointed if Tidal
finds a way to block Tidable from working.


The fact you can still download previous purchases through January means to me that its still up there just the pages to download from are gone.

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Klaus Schwab, my hero!, Douche

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Posted: 22 October 2022 at 6:55am | IP Logged Quote Paul C

As an indication of how few digital downloads are being
sold these days, the song currently at #3 on Billboard's
Digital Sales chart is "Everywhere" by Fleetwood Mac,
currently being used in a car commercial. It sold 5000
digital downloads last week. In a country of 335,000,000
people, you only need to sell 5000 digital downloads to
have the third best-selling download in the country.
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Posted: 22 October 2022 at 11:41am | IP Logged Quote AutumnAarilyn

Aren't labels cannibalizing their sales by making downloads
"unavailable" sort of like they did with vinyl in 1989, cd
singles in the 90's (in the US anyway), and the current
lack of licensing older material reputable third partiesfor
cds. This is what happens when power is in the hands of a
few after all those mergers.

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Brian W. wrote:
Tidal streaming will still remain open. But, yes, 7Digital
seems to be on its last legs... they've lost Sony and
Warner.


Brian, did you ever read why Sony and Warner stopped making their lossless
files available to 7 Digital, yet still to qobuz? And when did this happen? Both
labels at the same time?
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AutumnAarilyn wrote:
Aren't labels cannibalizing their sales by making
downloads
"unavailable" sort of like they did with vinyl in 1989, cd
singles in the 90's (in the US anyway), and the current
lack of licensing older material reputable third partiesfor
cds. This is what happens when power is in the hands of a
few after all those mergers.


Yes. And sometimes on qobuz, I'll find a song I want to buy, but then it says
"download unavailable". It's only available for streaming. Then there are
cases where a song isn't available for sale on qobuz, 7D, Tidal, iTunes, and
literally the only place I can find it is Spotify. So I have to record it off there
instead of buying the file from qobuz, etc. Very frustrating. Other singles on
qobuz are, say, $1.79 - but from me they get 1 stream. Doesn't make a lot of
$ sense to me.
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