When CDs were being pushed in the late 80s vinyl records were almost an afterthought and the quality of some pressings were dire. In 2023 the whole situation has flipped with some new CD releases looking like afterthoughts next to the vinyl releases.
Please watch the video above for the full analysis…
This has been another interesting week with the lowest ever number of sales for a number one album, but the number one single also sold 22,000 CDs…what is going on?
Also this week Ted Gioa published a blog post asking ‘is the music business killing the vinyl revival?’ at the sametime HMV are opening 15 more shops due to seeing their profits increase by 64% thanks to vinyl sales?
Find out what is going on and with independent analysis as I look at CD, Vinyl, Cassettes and Streaming.
Phil Aston | Now Spinning Magazine