Monday, January 30, 2012

Supply and Demand for Old Vinyl

NPR reports on trends in the record collecting market, that it has split into two segments. While prices for prized rarities are spiking, there has never been a better time to buy the rest of what's out there, "bottom-of-the-barrel to mid-grade purchases."

It's A Buyer's Market: Crate-Digging On $100 A Day

If you want to learn more about the culture of digging in the crates, check out Making Beats: The Art of Sample-Based Hip-Hop by Joseph G. Schloss (ML3531 .S35 2004) which won the International Association for the Study of Popular Music's 2005 Book Award.

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