Arts Feature: Turning the tables

Music these days is nearly all online, but take some time to listen to a piece of vinyl and you'll open yourself up to a whole new world of sound.

20th April, 2013
The platters that matter: Hugo and Brian Lloyd in the vinyl section of Tower Records' store on Wicklow Street in Dublin. Photo: Maura Hickey

For people under the age of 30, a music collection is often an intangible thing, something you keep in a folder on a computer. Hard copies are becoming a thing of the past, and most people don't buy actual CDs but get albums on iTunes or stream them on Spotify.

Horrifying as it may seem to some, this generation may be the last to use a CD player. In decades to come, music may no longer...

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