How Vinyl Records Made Their Comeback

In the jukebox world vinyl is pretty much the genesis of the whole phenomenon – but now it’s making a comeback!
In our infographic below we take a look at just why this might be…

How Vinyl Records Made Their Comeback

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Sources:
ARIA. 2015. ARIA releases 2014 wholesale figures. aria.com.au
BPI. 2013. Vinyl revival continues as LP sales reach highest level in more than a decade. bpi.co.uk
BPI. 2015. British artists dominate music sales as streaming doubles in 2014. bpi.co.uk
Christman, E. 2011. Record Store Day highlights. billboard.com
Caulfield, K. 2014. Vinyl album sales hit historic highs in 2014, again. billboard.com
ERA. 2015. More physical stores sell music and video than ever before. eraltd.org
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Guardian Music. 2013. Record Store Day 2013 releases include David Bowie, Kate Bush and Jack White. theguardian.com
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ICM Unlimited. 2014. Music buyers prefer CDs, vinyls and cassettes over the Cloud. icmunlimited.com
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Official Charts. 2014. Vinyl sales pass 1m mark for the most time in almost two decades. officialcharts.com
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