And I'm a filmmaker, and I could say the exact same for consumer camcorders. However, that's what we are offered, and so that's what we have to deal with.
I have a 300-CD changer btw, which I hate, because it's cumbersome trying to find albums in it. RDIO/MOG are way more convenient. And convenience always wins for 99% of the consumers. Besides, I have 150 GB of legal music in my iTunes, there's no way I could have all that music as CDs and not fill up my living room with multiple CD changers. So no matter how much you hate compressed audio, it does the job better for my case.