Vinyl eases pressing concerns

Webb, Adam
July 2007
Music Week;7/21/2007, Issue 29, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports on sales within the music industry. Physical sales of music products such as compact discs and digital online purchases have dropped since 2006. However, the music trade has experienced an increase in seven inch vinyl sales for 2007. Some believe that the vinyl format appeals to music fans as collectable items. INSET: Packing a punch with physical product.


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