Here’s Why Music Lovers Are Turning to Vinyl and Dropping Digital

Excerpt from Time Magazine January 13, 2015 By Megan Gibson Consumers want good-quality sound and like the feel of vinyl records Music purists and nostalgists alike have reason to rejoice: sales of vinyl records are on the rise. According to data released last week by Nielsen Soundscan, more than 9.2 million vinyl records were sold in the U.S. last year, marking a 52% increase over the year before. The Wall Street Journal also reports that the vinyl sales are the highest numbers recorded by SoundScan since the music industry monitor started tracking them back in 1991. Meanwhile, data from the British Phonographic Industry revealed that for.

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