Apple Corps and EMI are finally offering up a legal way to grab digital Beatles tracks. The Apple-shaped stick you see above has FLAC and MP3 versions of the new CD set, which includes all the band’s music re-mastered in stereo.
FLAC quality is 44.1Khz 24 bit, and MP3 is 320 Kbps. Only 30,000 of these USB Sticks will be made, so you better grab one on November 8 when they go on sale for $280 (You can pre-order). The stick costs $60 more than the CD set, but you get “all of the re-mastered CDs’ visual elements, including 13 mini-documentary films about the studio albums, replicated original UK album art, rare photos and expanded liner notes.”