Vinyl records surge during pandemic, keeping sales spinning

Music lovers sent vinyl record sales soaring during the pandemic, giving retailers something to cheer on Record Store Day: Saturday, June 12.

Valuable Vinyl: Caring for Your Prized Classical LPs

The multi-sensory, ritualistic experience of listening to a vinyl record transcends any digital playlist. And whether they’re new or vintage, you’ll want to make sure that your prized classical albums are well cared for.

‘Arias and Songs’ Host Larry Johnson Donates >5,000 Records To DePaul University School of Music

Though Larry primarily features CDs on his program, over several decades his collection has evolved into over 5,000 recordings, including LPs and original 78RPM discs dating back to 1901.

5 Classical Recordings That Sound Better on Vinyl

WFMT host Kerry Frumkin has picked 5 of his favorite classical recordings. But it’s better to listen to them on vinyl.

In the Age of Earbuds, Is Vinyl the Answer to Better Listening?

Hearing is not the same as listening, and WFMT’s Kerry Frumkin suggests that in the digital age, vinyl might help us listen better.