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Report: Apple iTunes LP Format Not Gaining Traction
Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 @ 17:52:13 UTC

iTunes LP format, which adds lyrics, cover art, videos, animation and other extras to a digital album, has disappointed labels that have experimented with it over the past six months since its launch, GigaOM reports. Music industry sources told GigaOM the format is not much generating consumer recognition, and only 29 iTunes LPs are currently on sale - including a dozen available at launch. Some are balking at the up to $60,000 extra it can cost to produce an iTunes LP, which can eclipse overall sales for many albums. Complete Article







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