Will digital music kill vinyl anytime soon?

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Will digital music kill vinyl anytime soon?

Unread post by Fretless » Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:51 am

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A short article from Steve Guttenberg on the vinyl resurgence in a digital age.

https://www.cnet.com/news/will-digital- ... 8565802844
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Re: Will digital music kill vinyl anytime soon?

Unread post by Mississippi Blind Child Assburn » Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:11 pm

No.Not for 20 yahres or so.

Vinyl-desireability can only get stronger, but, yes, vinyl is in great threat .Desireability is not enough. Sheer numbers of green-behind-the-ears shitheads will always win in the end. The horde always does.

When the old silver-beards die-off in the next two decades or so, Shithead will conquer.

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Re: Will digital music kill vinyl anytime soon?

Unread post by Mississippi Blind Child Assburn » Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:28 pm

As always, I think you have to distinguish between interest in second-hand vinyl and reissue/new band/fad vinyl.

I think the interest in the latter has peaked. It took a decade or so for the Youth to realize they are being short-shifted (shafted, really) in paying an exhorbitant $40 for a poor quality product. (At least those who actually PLAY the lps).

The two stores that I frequent , I almost never see younger customers - even though the stores are well-stocked with current fad remaster-type gubbins-vinyl. Blind Chile sees only the aforementioned old-git silver beards and baldie-paunches. And, like myself, these elder customers are only flipping used fuzzay warbles.

If your a dedicated collector, you are always on the hunt for hot sauce seldom encountered. You never finish rebuilding your collections.

Youngsters however - one would think - do not come in with heavy wantslists.

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