Beyond Blu-ray, DVD and CD, there are more ways than ever to enjoy performances of some of your favorite drum corps.
High-quality streaming video and digital downloads are now available from the 2016 DCI World Championships in a variety of options. Here’s what’s available and where to find it.
DCI On-Demand Streaming video
This annual streaming video subscription service introduced this past summer, now includes hundreds of videos from the 2016 DCI Tour and World Championships allowing you to watch in multi- and high-camera angles. A number of 2015’s top-12 finalists also are available with some of Drum Corps International’s most well-known historical performances expected to be added to the library in the coming months. The $79.95 subscription renews annually on June 1.
MarchingMusicDownloads.com Digital video and audio downloads
Drum Corps International’s official audio and video download store gives you the ability to purchase individual corps performances or to bundle them up by year. Currently available are performances from the 2014, 2015 and 2016 DCI World Championships. Video downloads are delivered in Full HD 1080p .mp4 format, 48kHz audio, and are separated into a stationary high camera angle as well as a dynamic multi-camera experience. For true drum corps audiophiles, audio downloads are available as lossless AIFF files as well as in 320kbps, 44.1kHZ MP3 format.
For those living in the Apple ecosystem, performances of the top-25 Semifinalist corps from the 2014, 2015 and 2016 DCI World Championships are at your fingertips in the iTunes store. Downloads are sold by volume (Each year consists of four volumes) giving you six to seven corps performances in each $9.99 set.
If Amazon is your music store of choice, everything available through iTunes is also available to download via Amazon Music. In addition to 2014, 2015 and 2016, look for other special edition Drum Corps International albums including the “Echoes” series and DCI’s popular “Silver Bells” holiday collection.