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Vinyl records have gotten their groove back the twelve -- just left for dead a quarter century ago once again a hot visible commodity in this digital download world they're going back to the final again because they've Fineman finalist -- more fun.
And then drew an experience final sales peaked in the Disco era that began fading as consumers jumped more portable formats and new technologies.
And compact discs and -- recently in history.
Over the past few years though more Americans are dusting off the vinyl and putting the needle on the record.
US vinyl sales in 2011.
Jumped nearly 40%.
From the prior year there's still just a fraction of the 1977.
And the final -- shows no signs of slowing plus national chains are now selling LPs and record players.
We'll part of they have the film projector will continue to skyrocket or album.
But one thing is you -- -- -- right now it's been a boon for business for the vote to make out.
-- burning furniture and her husband Tom -- Brooklyn photo of vinyl record pressing -- Since their start in 2001.
-- teenagers -- final in demand for their services grew faster than they ever imagined ever doing this.
I think the fine now it is before you know you had a very -- comes niche groups.
Labels that would come to expect had been doing it for awhile.
And it now you have asserted that everybody.
Want to sort of make -- record Brooklyn photo press some 400000.
Records in 2011.
A far cry from their humble beginnings in this industrial Brooklyn neighborhood.
The couple started with two outdated machines and a passion for the business.
The volume this -- Not exactly our quality.
Read it we have bad material everything -- -- grinding halt right now we have wonderful material they would like because -- to be more than 101000.
The record -- business has doubled in each year since cranking up their machines thanks in part to global demand.
Burns says the vinyl record revolution is not only taking place on American turned tables need set.
Our records -- you -- I have clients in China we have -- -- In Japan.
We have high in some UK we have finance and South America.
We -- to Puerto Rico we just to every state I think really -- we have and sipped -- at his -- higher sales of.
Records are boosting business for record plants but it's unclear if the final resurgence will help preserve the endangered public face of the music industry.
The record shop.
But in terms of long term I I don't know what we'll do the future as could -- down -- can be.
It's -- and every or replace a physical object which is part of the whole experience.
Semifinal there's no telling how long in the final -- -- last or how big it will become.
When you interest -- -- and higher sales have helped the overall music business after all 2011 was the first year of album sales growth.
After six straight annual declines.
And that is music to the years of audio files artists and industry insiders alike.
In New York Robert Gray Fox Business.
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