Fairness Rocks News Are we headed for a shortage of vinyl records? It looks like it.


Fairness Rocks News Are we headed for a shortage of vinyl records? It looks like it.

Home Industry News Are we headed for a shortage of vinyl records? It looks like it.

Author: Alan Cross

Date: June 19, 2021

Original Source: A Journal of Musical Things

Industry News

Are we headed for a shortage of vinyl records? It looks like it.

With no sign of vinyl sales slowing–in fact, they’re picking up–we’re running into supply and production issues. The result could be long delays for releases and inevitably higher prices.

Just as the vinyl industry found a way to recover from the Apollo Transco fire in February 2020 which destroyed one of only two lacquer master factories in the world (not to mention all the COVID protocols that have slowed things down in pressing plants) comes news that demand for new records is outstripping capacity.

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