Saturday, 17 November, 2018

Sony will start pressing vinyl records again because they're trendy

Sony will start pressing vinyl records again because they're trendy Sony will start pressing vinyl records again because they're trendy
Troy Mann | 30 June, 2017, 00:47

A new factory in Tokyo is due to begin record production for the music label by March next year for the first time since 1989.

Official figures showed vinyl sales were worth £2.4 million in the United Kingdom, compared to the $2.1m amassed from digital downloads. They will also accept orders from outside record labels, however.

Big news for music fans all over the world today.

Major music market Japan produced almost 200 million records a year in the mid-seventies, according to the country's recording industry association.

Sony was a major global player in the development of CDs, which have since taken a back seat to downloads and music streaming.

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The report from Nikkei says: "Cutting is a delicate process, with the quality of sound affected by the depth and angle of the grooves and Sony is scrambling to bring in old record engineers to pass on their knowledge".

Panasonic relaunched its legendary Technics SL-1200 turntable several years ago as the market picked up.

Years of double-digit growth in record sales have left vinyl press plants in the U.S., Japan and elsewhere struggling to meet demand.

As the creator of the Walkman and a co-developer of the CD format, Sony helped to end the era of vinyl albums. Or are you enjoying spinning records for the first time after growing up in the digital realm?

'When you buy vinyl, it feels like you are buying something much more substantial.

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