PBS NewsHour

Vinyl sales prop up independent music

Clip: 04/04/2021 | 3m 17s | Video has closed captioning.

Even with the popularity of streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music, last year saw a resurgence in sales of vinyl records—for the first time since 1986, there were more vinyl sold than CDs. The boost in sales couldn’t have come at a more opportune time, as some indie musicians and companies are struggling through the pandemic. NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker reports.

Aired: 04/04/21

Rating: NR

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