When Napster, arguably one of the earliest streaming services and ultimately illegal one, first started, I wondered if anyone ever thought streaming would become the dominant way to listen to music?
Non-audiophiles have been streaming for quite a long while. In the audiophile world, streamed music at a minimum of CD quality, as well as higher resolutions, has exploded in the last five years. So much so, I have little doubt streaming is also how a large percentage of audiophiles obtain music. I myself subscribe to Tidal and Qobuz, although neither is my preferred listening method.
Streaming comes very close to ......