Corporate Record Store Reaches End Of Its Business Cycle

Paul Farhi of the Washington Post laments the loss of Tower Records.

There’s no doubt the Internet is a superior transactional medium for getting music. But saying so assumes that the transaction is all there is. It values ends over means, destinations over journeys.
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For a long time, Tower was a great journey.

About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative direction at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.