End of CD era


Gramophone was famed for its huge selections of music as well as secondhand CD’s and DVD’s. –PHOTO: ST/CAROLINE CHIA


Local music retailer Gramophone, finally pulled down its shutters for the last time on Sept 18 2013. –PHOTO: ST/JASON QUAH

BY IGNATIUS LOW

It seems to be the season for saying goodbye.

Two weeks ago, we said goodbye to Nokia mobile phones after the Finnish telecoms giant sold the business to Microsoft.

This week, a different sort of player made its exit – one much closer to home but, for me at least, no less loved.

After struggling the past few years with huge changes to the music industry that have decimated its business, local music retailer Gramophone finally pulled down its shutters for the last time last Wednesday.
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