• When everything is digital.. this happens..

    From Ogg@21:4/106.21 to All on Fri Feb 24 19:14:00 2023
    Another interesting video/vinyl/cassettes (Canadian) survivor
    story..

    "When everything is digital, why we long for media we can hold
    in our hands"

    "People are rediscovering the value of DVDs, records after
    years of digitizing everything.

    by Natalie Stechyson CBC News Posted: Feb 23, 2023 4:00 AM

    "It's a feeling increasingly shared by consumers and collectors
    across Canada. After years of digitizing everything, people are
    rediscovering the value of physical assets. DVDs, vinyl records
    and film cameras are all experiencing a renaissance. Even
    cassette tapes are making a comeback.

    "Last year, for the second year in a row, vinyl albums outsold
    CD albums in the in the U.S., Billboard reported in January
    (and the manufacturers are struggling to keep pace with the
    growth). In terms of photography, Kodak said in 2022 that it
    "can't keep up" with the demand for film.

    "a lot of younger female customers buying records. Now, it's
    common to have 15-year olds coming in to buy everything from
    old re-issues to new releases"

    [FULL article: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/physical-media- dvd-vinyl-1.6755293 ]

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  • From Avon@21:1/101 to Ogg on Sat Feb 25 16:35:09 2023
    On 24 Feb 2023 at 07:14p, Ogg pondered and said...

    Another interesting video/vinyl/cassettes (Canadian) survivor
    story..

    Cool, thanks for sharing I will have a read. I'm not at all surprised by this.

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