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Vinyl Is Finally Taking Back The Music Industry As CD Sales Plummet

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I’ve been saying it for years: vinyl is the way to go and Millennials are finally catching on! Best Buy announced this week that its stores will stop selling CDs (compact discs) altogether this July 1. Meanwhile vinyl sales have been steadily rising over the last few years, becoming, once again, a high-demand item for music retailers who have been struggling to compete with digital streaming services and music downloaded from the Internet. According to The Guardian, vinyl sales saw a 53% increase between 2015 and 2016, the highest sales numbers for vinyl since 1991. Although vinyls have always been kept around by independent retailers like Half Price Books and local stores like Cheapo Records and Electric Fetus here in Minneapolis, retailers like Best Buy and Target have caught up with the trend. As some begin to drop CD sales, none seem to have any plans to stop selling vinyl. Continue reading

Newman Radios – Vintage Loudspeakers

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The good guys over at Newman Radios have re-disigned some retro styled radios to fit today’s technology. The radio’s original design has been cleaned out thoroughy and replaced with new parts, allowing the radio to have that classic feel. These new and improved retro-styled radios now run off of Bluetooth, allowing one to use it nearly anywhere they would like. Each style is priced separately from around 95-120 euros. If you have the cash and like what you see, feel free to purchase one below.

 Newman Vintage Radios