Thanks to my long-time friend, editor, and conservative group stalwart David Franke for sending this article my way. Ear Food records store is reporting that vinyl sales have grown to about 70% of the store’s net sales. Onofrio Castiglia of The Winchester Star writes about the resurgence in vinyl sales in recent years.
When Anthony Matthews and his son Jamie Matthews took over Ear Food in 2006, the record store mostly sold CDs and DVDs. They never imagined that vinyl records would make a comeback.
But on Thursday, Anthony Matthews, 64, said new and used vinyl records have grown to be about 70 percent of the store’s net sales some weeks. Generally, they account for more than half of all sales. “The sound quality you get by putting a vinyl record on… the younger generation is just discovering that.”
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