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Of course, vinyls are back too – the sales are up 38 per cent for 2014 in America alone according to Nielsen’s Soundscan – but that’s understandable. A music fan gets the album art in all its full-sized glory. And some albums – especially ‘busy’ progressive rock from the 1970s – sound better and not just different.
If you are looking for a hassle free music experience though, stick to CDs or digital downloads. Three years into my stint as an LP owner, I have mixed feelings.