We gave our older daughter a turntable for Christmas. She’d wanted one forever, but since she’s in boarding school and wouldn’t take it with her, we were reluctant to scratch it off her list. And there was the challenge of finding records. But all that’s changed, even Urban Outfitters and Whole Foods now sell albums.
Despite the ease of iTunes, we’ve gone old school, and it appears we’re not alone. An article in the WSJ last weekend on the turntable’s renewed popularity stated that over 6 million new LPs were sold in 2013. There’s something to be said for listening to Led Zeppelin, and even Lana Del Rey, on vinyl.