In the last 10 years in the Australia, vinyl sales have sharply increased by 4717 per cent. According to statistics released by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA), a miserly $392,000 vinyl albums sold in Australia in 2008. Since then, the format has enjoyed stellar growth, hitting $18.1 million worth of vinyl records sold in 2017 nationwide.
The vinyl revival has come at a fascinating time as music has never been easier to access thanks to streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube.
Tennyson Tinning discusses the vinyl resurgence with Matt Richter, Manager of Online Sales and Content Creation at Vinyl Revival.