Sony Is Set to Start Making Vinyl Records Again

Sony is opening a new vinyl pressing plant in Japan almost 30 years after the company stopped making vinyl records. And with this one piece of news the vinyl renaissance can no longer be denied. People are buying vinyl again in droves, and demand is currently outstripping supply. In 1989, seven years after developing the compact disc alongside Philips, Sony stopped producing vinyl. The latter was seen as an old, outdated format that was inferior to vinyl in every conceivable way. However, 30 years on, and with CD sales slumping hard, vinyl sales are growing again. Sony Starts Pressing Vinyl…

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