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6 Reasons Why Millennials Buy Vinyl Records: The Definitive Guide 🤣

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6 Reasons Why Millennials Buy Vinyl Records: The Definitive Guide 🤣

Millennials may not have some things—decent job opportunities and pay, reliable social safety nets, a non-screwed-up ecosystem—but they do have plenty of options for consuming music. For the more technologically savvy, there are digital downloads and streaming. For the Luddites, there are CDs and cassettes (though finding machines that play the latter can be a bit problematic). With all of these choices, why would a Millennial buy vinyl? As someone who qualifies as a Millennial—I’m on the older end of the spectrum—here are six reasons I can think of. Status We should probably get this one out of the way...

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5 Reasons To Shop For Vinyl Online

Posted by Josh Dolin on

5 Reasons To Shop For Vinyl Online

These days almost everyone's aware that vinyl is far superior to any other music format - there's something organic and warm about vinyl that digital sound or an mp3 simply can't produce. Not to mention that vinyl covers just look cool, making records an even more attractive purchase for both collectors and casual music lovers. If you're a collector of vinyl or simply love the sound that vinyl produces, then you should consider looking for your favorite albums at an online record store. The following are five reasons why you should buy vinyl records online. Don't get me wrong, old school record stores rock....

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Guess What? You Don’t Have to Justify Your Vinyl Habit Anymore!

Posted by Josh Dolin on

Guess What? You Don’t Have to Justify Your Vinyl Habit Anymore!

While vinyl has never gone out of style, a recent interest in vinyl records has given the industry a new jump-start. Dedicated vinyl collectors know their collections are invaluable, but it’s nice when these jump-starts validate their passion. Renewed interest in records also makes it easier to get money for your vinyl when you need it. Understandably, parting with your beloved vinyl is often difficult. However, weeding out preowned records is a great way to earn quick money <maybe to buy some new vinyl? ;)>, especially in an economy that is still struggling in many areas. Before you start selling your...

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5 Reasons To Start Your Vinyl Collection Now

Posted by Josh Dolin on

5 Reasons To Start Your Vinyl Collection Now

Yes, downloading or streaming free music online is awesome. But getting into vinyl is going to expand your musical horizons. There are literally millions of songs that haven’t been converted into digital files and can only be found on records. Get ready to start discovering new bands, new genres of music like rare reggae on vinyl, and music from bygone eras you never dreamed of. Vinyl is tangible. If you bought a new album, you get to open the shrink wrap, pull the sleeve out of the jacket, carefully take the vinyl out of the sleeve, and marvel at its...

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Why Do Millennials Love Vinyl Records?

Posted by Josh Dolin on

Why Do Millennials Love Vinyl Records?

For the last several years, vinyl record sales have soared. Interestingly, it’s not a walk down memory lane for the older generation that’s generating sales, it’s millennials. While those in their 40s-60s are familiar with the format and are excited to see it returning, they aren’t the ones frequenting record stores to get Adele’s latest album on vinyl. Millennials are walking into record shops across the country in an effort to build their music inventory the old fashioned way. But’s what is behind this surge in vinyl sales? Why is the younger generation returning to the classics? Tangibility Vs. Digital...

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