The co-founder of Ableton (a digital audio workstation), Robert Henke recently took to Facebook to express his concern over the growing trend that places vinyl LPs over CDs. The co-founder of Ableton starts off the post by admitting that he too does love a physical product however argues the fact that mass-producing big hunks of plastic in exchange for a physical
Last year, vinyl album sales in the US surpassed those of CDs for the first time in 34 years, and new data suggests that things are set to continue that way. In the first six months of 2021, vinyl sales across the United States grew by 108%, whereas CD sales were only up a slight 2.2% according to analytics firm MRC Data.
It's not uncommon today that electronic gadgets and even the virtual world have been replacing things from our "real world". Video stores have lost space for online videos. Physical books were exchanged for ebooks, online events bring people from all over the world together in one place to discuss and of course, with music, this would be no different. With
The sale of vinyl records is seeing a boom in terms of its own sales and the sales that the associated industries are experiencing. Although the trend has been on the track since 2006, and 2015 saw a staggering 32% rise from 1988 figures to a tune of $416 million, the latest sale statistics from the British Phonographic Industry are ready to