Sony is making vinyl records for the first time since 1989
01 July, 2017, 00:18 | Author: Elaine Woods
During vinyl's long decline from the late 1980s onwards, many vinyl record factories closed down, with production confined to a few specialist independent firms.
In Britain, where vinyl's rebirth has been particularly pronounced, records generated more revenue than advertising-backed tiers of streaming platforms past year.
Unlike some music formats such as cassette tape, 8-track, and the mini disc, the old-school vinyl record never really faded away.
Almost 30 years after Sony stopped making vinyl records, the company announced Thursday it will start making records again in Japan to meet surging demand.
The news follows Sony Music's installation of a cutting lathe in its studio earlier this year. Or are you enjoying spinning records for the first time after growing up in the digital realm?
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Seventy years later, having reached the top of the industry, Sony quietly stopped printing records altogether. If stored correctly, vinyl records could potentially last for centuries.
Sony will start making vinyl records again in March 2018. It still hasn't yet decided which genres of music it will produce, according to the spokeswoman.
Recently, Sony has been doubling down on its traditionally strong business areas, such as audio and gaming, while simultaneously slim lining and trying to make profitable some of its more challenging products, for example its mobile phone unit.
Even though vinyl has made a big comeback, its sales will still be dwarfed by those of other formats like digital music and CDs, according to Deloitte.
In the US, boutique outlets such as Jack White's Third Man Pressing in Detroit, SunPress Vinyl in Miami, and vinyl-only labels like Warner Music's Run Out Groove and United Kingdom -based Omertà have emerged.
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