Saturday, August 05, 2017

Why Vinyl’s Boom Is Over. As purists complain about low quality and high prices, vinyl sales taper off.

The Wall Street Journal reports:
Folk music duo Gillian Welch and David Rawlings were frustrated by the quality of vinyl LPs being produced today. So they decided to cut their records themselves.

“What people do nowadays is take a digital file and just run vinyl off that,” says Mr. Rawlings, a lanky musician who plays a 1935 Epiphone Olympic guitar. “In my mind, if we were going to do it, I wanted to do it the way the records I love were made—from analog tapes.”
An article , well worth your time.