Gramophone Player out of date

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Gramophone Player out of date

The Awards issue has been out for nearly a week, but the Player still has last month's selection. I was not one of those who complained when the CD disappeared, but this IS unacceptable.

It's still the case Paul.

It's still the case Paul. They can't ever look at the forum (maybe not such a bad thing) as you were no doubt looking for at least a courteous reply!
Graham

I did get a reply from an

I did get a reply from an email with similar content I sent. It seems they're phasing out the Player as we know it, and replacing it with links to Qobuz (see Features). I think some kind of formal announcement is required.

good move

If correct, that sounds like a good move.

Except that as we both know,

Except that as we both know, Vic, there will be significant missing issues.

Alas, qobuz is not available

Alas, qobuz is not available everywhere.

Correct. It has already been

Correct. It has already been noted in other threads. Apparently,  it is available only in 9 well-established European countries. Selective clientele...or so.

Parla

Gramophone Player

There are no extended exerpts on qobuz at present. this doesn't seem like progress to me!

Qobuz/Gramophone Player

Disagree. Not unless you already subscribe to Qobuz. Even then, no extended samples and too many missing Labels on Q as has been pointed out above and elsewhere on the Forum.

Yes, there are a few missing

Yes, there are a few missing labels on Qobuz, which is a pity.  But the question is, is what is there worth £15 per month?  I have listened to three Gramophone top recommendations today (and "bookmarked" them for future listening).  That's £45's worth of music in one day.  Is it worth it to me?  You bet!

Wager

VicJayL wrote:

That's £45's worth of music in one day.  Is it worth it to me?  You bet!

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