Vinyl Record Sales Boom During Pandemic
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courtesy / Block Street Records
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Gold Rush Vinyl operates a boutique pressing plant in Austin, Texas that caters to independent artists.
Courtesy / The Austin Chronicle
More people are buying and listening to vinyl records since the COVID-19 pandemic began. In 2020, vinyl outsold CD volume for the first time since 1986, according to analysis from MRC Data. Ahead of Record Store Day 2021, we look at what that means for area vinyl retailers and producers.