April 2015

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The Vinyl Resurgence: New Weekly Chart Arrives on Week of Record Store Day 2015

To say “Vinyl is coming back” would be slightly incorrect – the resurgence really began about 7 years ago – but now, more than ever, the return is the strongest it’s been for a long, long time. Over the past 20 years with the improvements in digital technology, CD’s and then MP3’s became the major way to obtain music, with downloads being recognised by the Official Charts Company in 2004. As a result, sales of vinyls declined – eventually hitting a low in 2007 of just 205,292 LP sales; a... Read More