Thursday April 9, 2020

Vinyl trap

The demise of vinyl has been heralded for years, but it is continuing to lure people seeking ‘the soul of the music’

19th September, 2009

As far back as 1982 and the launch of the compact disc, the music industry has been confidently predicting the demise of vinyl. But almost 30 years on, it seems the music-buying public still has a place in its heart for the old fashioned long player.

Sales of vinyl in Tower Records’ two Dublin stores are up 45 per cent on last year, and a number of top artists are still insisting that record companies release their...

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