This is a story about retro-tech. My 10-year-old calls it vintage.
We all know vinyl is making a comeback. I’m not talking about car seats, and that’s a good thing. When I was a kid, we had an ’80s Caprice Classic station wagon with maroon vinyl seats, and they could tear your skin off if you wore shorts on a hot day. But that’s not the point of this story. Neither, for that matter, is vinyl.
Yes, music fans have been rediscovering records, albums, you know… the spinning disks on the turntable, for quite some time. This story is about the tech we got between records and CD’s. Apparently, some people are dusting of cassette tapes.
A thought-provoking look at the rise and fall of the record companies profits over the last 40-years. Vinyl eradicated the 8-track and the cassette at its peak was bigger in sales than the CD. Streaming is the next game changer and the size of the cake for the physical media is getting smaller and smaller Read More...Read more
The Vinyl Resurgence Continues May 2 & 3, 2019 at the Meistersaal Berlin Registration Now Open! Click Here to Register Register Now For Early Bird Rates After two successful events in the U.S., Making Vinyl comes to Berlin on May 2 & 3 at the Meisteraal where David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Depeche Mode, Nick Cave, Read More...Read more