Seems like every couple years a vinyl comeback article makes the rounds, maybe it’s really going to happen! –
From college dorm rooms to high school sleepovers, an all-but-extinct music medium has been showing up lately. And we don’t mean CDs. Vinyl records, especially the full-length LPs that helped define the golden era of rock in the 1960s and ’70s, are suddenly cool again. Some of the new fans are baby boomers nostalgic for their youth. But to the surprise and delight of music executives, increasing numbers of the iPod generation are also purchasing turntables (or dusting off Dad’s), buying long-playing vinyl records and giving them a spin…
…Big players are starting to take notice too. “It’s not a significant part of our business, but there is enough there for me to take someone and have half their time devoted to making vinyl a real business,” says John Esposito, president and CEO of WEA Corp., the U.S. distribution company of Warner Music Group, which posted a 30% increase in LP sales last year
Vinyl Gets Its Groove Back – TIME – Link.
Related: Recording vinyl to digital – Link.
Convert vinyl records to MP3s… – Link.
Glasses made from vinyl records – Link.
HOW TO – Copy a vinyl record – Link.
Make your own vinyl record? – Link.
HOW TO – Convert vinyl to CD – Link.
Ripping Vinyl with GNU/Linux – Link.