Vinyl sales on track to earn more than CDs for the first time in over 30 years

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Vinyl sales on track to earn more than CDs for the first time in over 30 years

Unread post by slinger » Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:12 pm

Vinyl sales are on track to earn more than CDs for the first time in over 30 years (in America), and record sales are expected to continue increasing throughout 2019

https://consequenceofsound.net/2019/09/vinyl-cd-sales/
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Unread post by karatestu » Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:21 am

Its bloody bonkers. I suppose its only happening because of the rise of file based music and the downturn in cd sales. I might buy an album or two in York tomorrow. Must get some more Miles Davis :happy-partydance:
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Unread post by Firebug1 » Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:02 am

And some folk think vinyl dangerous to enviroment and people close by records.... :o
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Unread post by Latteman » Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:37 am

Probably because an album costs £20 & cd is £10 !
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Unread post by CN211276 » Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:40 am

The figures reflect the huge price difference between CD and vinyl. In the 80s it was the other way round.
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Unread post by CN211276 » Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:41 am

Latteman wrote:
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:37 am
Probably because an album costs £20 & cd is £10 !
You beat me to it. :lol:
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Unread post by terrybooth » Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:22 am

Yes. These are the elements. Buying on CD and ripping it often cheaper than digital download (HD Audio notwithstanding).
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Unread post by Firebug1 » Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:17 am

https://www.electronicbeats.net/the-fee ... vironment/
Firebug1 wrote:
Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:02 am
And some folk think vinyl dangerous to enviroment and people close by records.... :o
Forgot the link...
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Unread post by scotty38 » Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:16 pm

Pretty sure it's my fault it's gone up over the last year or so :lol: :lol:

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Unread post by Bencat57 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:59 am

This is yet another reason that I am glad that I switched to CD and have not bought any vinyl in over a decade . Current prices are a rip off and pure profiteering . Actaul units sold is less than half of CD's but the revenue is so much more . Given that since they were introduced i have never paid over £10 for any individual CD and in almost all cases much less than that I know what I will be continuing to buy .

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