After unexpectedly announcing it had “ceased operations” last month, the Madison-based streaming service Murfie has outlined a process for customers to retrieve their physical record collections.
But customers have only through Monday to request shipment of their discs — and they have to pay for it.
As a subscription-based service that allowed members to digitize CDs and vinyl albums and sell, swap or stream them from the cloud, Murfie appealed to fidelity-worshiping audiophiles and record collectors who preferred some level of music ownership.
The platform also served as an alternative to streaming giants Apple Music and Spotify, a platform for artists to distribute music, and a custodian for record collectors who didn’t have enough space themselves. As of 2016, the company had a stash of about 750,000 CDs. Read the full story here.