Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday September 15, 2013

Vinyl Sales Increase 17.7% Since 2011

There is sort of a slow motion retro revolution going on in the recording industry: old style vinyl Long Play records are making a comeback. Could be just a nostalgia kick, but it could also be a trek back to the roots of recording by audiophiles fueling the return.

Digital download sales continue to climb, reaching 1.3 billion in 2012, but consumers also bought more than 4.6 million records in the same year آ— that's a 17.7% increase from 2011.