Deutsche Grammophon’s DRM-less web store


I don’t listen to a whole lot of classical music, but it’s still great to see that Deutsche Grammophon has opened up their own online store, selling mp3 files encoded at 320 kbps with no copy protection. They’ve even released 600 out of print albums.

That recording of Pierre Boulez conducting Mahler’s Eighth Symphony sure looks intriguing…

3 thoughts on “Deutsche Grammophon’s DRM-less web store”

  1. Nate Anderson of Ars Technica talks about this at He notes that Universal is the parent company, and that they have been coy about treading in the DRM-less space. This is a nice toe in the water. 320Kbps? I think I must have 96Kbps ears.


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