WGBH Openvault

WGBH Forum Network; Hole in the Cities: Where Have All the Record Stores Gone

06/15/2007

Hole in the Cities: Where Have All the Record Stores Gone? Ned Arnold, former consultant, Virgin Megastore Boston A distinguished group of former managers from Tower Records Boston, Virgin Megastore Boston, and HMV Cambridge join representatives from SONY/BMG and noted music critics to discuss the future of the CD industry, specifically the closing of local record stores, the CD as a commodity available only online, and what the future holds for fans of classical music CDs. Moderated by Ned Arnold, former Senior Classical Recording Consultant for Virgin Megastore Boston.


License Clip

More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email archive_requests@wgbh.org.

Undigitized item: Request Digitization

Untranscribed item: Request Transcription

Series
WGBH Forum Network
Program
Hole in the Cities: Where Have All the Record Stores Gone
Program Number

3574

Series Description

The WGBH Forum Network is an audio and video streaming Website dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures given by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers and community leaders. These events are hosted by world-class cultural and educational organizations in the Greater Boston area. Through this online service thousands of interested people across the world partake of these lectures from the comfort of their home or office at any time they choose. We are proud of the role we serve in our community, of protecting and projecting the public voice; and of informing and inspiring that public voice to foster deeper understanding of and civic engagement in important issues.

Program Description

HOLE IN THE CITIES: WHERE HAVE ALL THE RECORD STORES GONE? NED ARNOLD, FORMER CONSULTANT, VIRGIN MEGASTORE BOSTON

A DISTINGUISHED GROUP OF FORMER MANAGERS FROM TOWER RECORDS BOSTON, VIRGIN MEGASTORE BOSTON, AND HMV CAMBRIDGE JOIN REPRESENTATIVES FROM SONY/BMG AND NOTED MUSIC CRITICS TO DISCUSS THE FUTURE OF THE CD INDUSTRY, SPECIFICALLY THE CLOSING OF LOCAL RECORD STORES, THE CD AS A COMMODITY AVAILABLE ONLY ONLINE, AND WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS FOR FANS OF CLASSICAL MUSIC CDS. MODERATED BY NED ARNOLD, FORMER SENIOR CLASSICAL RECORDING CONSULTANT FOR VIRGIN MEGASTORE BOSTON.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Event Coverage
Citation
Chicago: “WGBH Forum Network; Hole in the Cities: Where Have All the Record Stores Gone,” 06/15/2007, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AFC16FA279644B258D11F8A598AD9C5D.
MLA: “WGBH Forum Network; Hole in the Cities: Where Have All the Record Stores Gone.” 06/15/2007. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AFC16FA279644B258D11F8A598AD9C5D>.
APA: WGBH Forum Network; Hole in the Cities: Where Have All the Record Stores Gone. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AFC16FA279644B258D11F8A598AD9C5D
If you have more information about this item, we want to know! Please contact us, including the URL.