Most of the hardware devices are, even as you read this, available as off-the-shelf items, just waiting to be plugged into each other in order to put an end to the record business as we know it.

Frank Zappa with Peter Occhiogrosso, The Real Frank Zappa Book (p. 336, Chapter 18, “Failure”), A Touchstone Book, published by Simon & Schuster, 1988-1989. Also see, “A proposal for a system to replace phonograph record merchandising”.