The comeback of vinyl albums

by Andrew Stern

At Vinyl Perk in Carrboro, people will gather to celebrate vinyl's impact on the music industry.(Photo by Andrew Stern)
At Vinyl Perk in Carrboro, people will gather to celebrate vinyl’s impact on the music industry.(Photo by Andrew Stern)

Today marks the eighth annual Record Store Day. While the technology we use to listen to music has changed drastically over time, the classic format of vinyl has enjoyed a resurgence. From 2006 to 2012, new vinyl sales grew by 511-percent to 4.6 million records sold worldwide.

Celebrating the day, our Andrew Stern sat down with a local record store owner to discuss the trend.

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