Posts Tagged ‘vinyl’

Vinyl Is Still A Pressing Business

Monday, August 17th, 2009

Vinyl is one of the oldest formats for recorded audio, but is now (perhaps surprisingly) in a position to thumb its grooved nose at such one-time usurpers as the analogue cassette. Sales of vinyl are doing very well, bucking the trend experienced by mainstream CDs – and ensuring that business at United Record Pressing in Nashville will continue for some time to come…

Turning The Tables

Friday, June 5th, 2009

It may be due to the persistence of DJs and audiophiles, but the digital age has failed to drive vinyl to extinction, and there are signs that consumers are returning to the turntable ways of old. In many ways records are the very antithesis of mp3; they are unashamedly physical, and there is more than one way to spin a disc…

Record Breaking Music

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Despite the growth of digital media, it seems that many people are rediscovering the joy of vinyl music. However, one Japanese artist is deconstructing this trend (literally) by tearing his record collection to shreds…