Pop thinking

Lost records

Mar 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Pop thinking

According to yesterday’s Financial Timesphysical recordings now only account for 28.8% of recorded music sales in the United States, digital downloads and streaming each accounting for 34% of sales.

Reading the report, there was a moment of reflection that future generations will never know the experience of  buying vinyl discs, for the buying of a record was no casual decision. In schooldays in the 1970s, money was tight and selections were not to be rushed. A disc might be perused in four or five different shops before there was a …