Vinyl is dead. Turntable sales drop. Long live vinyl.

By | February 27th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

VINYL-IS-DEAD

Long live The King.

I love headlines like this, they always grab people’s attention. And in all seriousness, I felt this worthy of a punchy title.

Internet prognosticators are reporting that turntable sales dropped five per cent in 2017 over 2016 based on numbers reportedly being supplied by industry watchdog GfK. Does this mean vinyl lovers – new, old, or steadfast through the decades – are all re-upped for ‘tables? Or is it merely a blip on an otherwise healthy spreadsheet of growth over the last several years?… Read the full article