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Ed Sheeran’s ‘Divide’ separates Men from Boys

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Ed Sheeran’s ‘Divide’ separates Men from Boys

One singer currently holds 16 places on the BBC’s Top 20 this week. Guess who? Ed Sheeran has just broken a truckload of records with his latest album ÷ (Divide). In its first week it outsold the rest of the top 500 combined and became the fastest-selling album ever by a male artist. Ed is […]

Record sales to grow further in 2017

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Record sales to grow further in 2017

The groove is back in the record industry as thousands of people apparently are buying record players and searching for LP records. The industry has shown growth for the past seven years, and vinyl sales are going to be about 7 percent of the total music sales in 2017, it is predicted. Much has been […]

Vinyl Records and India

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Vinyl Records and India

Sir It’s good to know that records have broken free from the collectors’ shelf and all the nostalgia associated with these crackling musical discs, and  vinyl record sales — probably, for the first time ever in history — have outstripped that of digital downloads. While the resurgence was recorded globally in the run-up to the […]

The Vinyl Jukebox is Back!

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The Vinyl Jukebox is Back!

It’s back to the future. Long live the vinyl record. And how can the juke box not be revived? ‘Please mister Please’ sand Olivia Newton John, a few decades ago…. And someone has heard that plea! There’s just something about the warm sound of a vinyl record. For the first time in 25 years, record […]

2016: Vinyl records sales up 53% in UK

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2016: Vinyl records sales up 53% in UK

Oh, the record player is back with a bang, and the good old LP is making a comeback. Vinyl sales topped three million last year, the highest UK total in 25 years. Vinyl record sales are booming in the UK again because they help build a more personal connection to the music, a Kiwi researcher […]