HITS Daily Double

IB on the CD

CONTRA-DICTIONS: In his latest column, I.B. Bad ponders the surprising results of one retailer’s experiment with CD pricing suggesting that predictions of the CD’s demise may be somewhat premature. To which we humbly add that even now, the shiny round thing remains a viable configuration not only for adult-skewing acts like Susan Boyle and Sade, but also for indie bands like Vampire Weekend and Spoon, whose fans scoop up physical product as an act of loyalty. (2/26a)