This would be a kick-ass gift for any music lover out there…

Rolling Stone to archive every issue on DVD:

Rolling Stone magazine will release its entire printed history on DVD in the fall, coinciding with the celebration of its 40th anniversary.

Archive software firm Bondi Digital Publishing is scanning over 115,000 pages from more than 1,000 issues, using a proprietary platform previously used for the New Yorker and currently being deployed for Playboy. Bondi will publish the DVD under an exclusive licensing arrangement with Wenner Media, the closely held parent of Rolling Stone.

The DVD, “Rolling Stone Cover-to-Cover: The First 40 Years,” will cost $119.99. It will allow users to search for every article, photograph and review that appeared in print…