Sunday, July 18, 2021

Record Crowd Local vinyl record fans wait for Vibe, off State Road 44 in the Belaire Shopping Center, to open yesterday morning. The summer’s second “Record Store Day” featured the latest “drops,” or releases. Vinyl sales have surged in the pandemic, and the industry has experienced production and shipping challenges. Holding two events allowed “some flexibility for the struggling vinyl pressing plants and distribution companies,” a press release said. Vinyl record sales grew 29% last year, surpassing compact disc (CD) sales. |

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