It’s the End of the Music Industry as We Know It and R.E.M.’s Got a a New Singles Box

One of the only bright spots in the music industry this year has been the growth in vinyl sales. Those sales are still tiny in terms of revenue, but they are growing, and even MP3 sales are headed down. Here’s my review in the Seattle Times of something we haven’t seen much of for three decades: a new box set issued only on seven-inch vinyl (from R.E.M.).

http://blogs.seattletimes.com/soundposts/2014/12/09/r-e-m-singles-box-confirms-growing-vinyl-popularity-new-recordings/

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