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Fred Mills: About All That “Vinyl Explosion” News


Amazon reports massive increase in vinyl sales, and meanwhile, both Whole Foods and Target are experimenting with vinyl sales. What gives?

 By Fred Mills, Blurt Editor

 If you were listening to NPR’s weekly Sound Opinions broadcast this weekend your ears might’ve perked up when you heard them commenting on some reason news items about vinyl sales. This is something we think about a lot at BLURT; our sister business is Schoolkids Records in Raleigh, NC, and while CD sales continue their inexorable slide, vinyl has been steadily increasing—both new and used. Continue reading