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The headline recorded-music business story at the moment is all about streaming and the ongoing shift from ownership to access. However, the resilience of vinyl suggests that the age-old format still has a part to play in the music industry’s future.


  • Underneath all the headlines devoted to streaming, the vinyl sector is showing signs of innovation, on both the technical and commercial sides.

Features and Benefits

  • The research note details the latest happenings in the ongoing revival of the vinyl format.
  • Includes the latest global shipment details as well as an assessment of innovative production and distribution initiatives.

Key questions answered

  • By how much did unit shipments of vinyl increase in 2016?
  • Who are the key movers and shakers in the ongoing resurgence in vinyl?

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  • Summary
  • The resurgence of the vinyl format continues
  • Innovation in vinyl offerings
  • Opportunities exist to maintain the vinyl revival


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