Another interesting video/vinyl/cassettes (Canadian) survivor
"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 ú CBC News ú 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-
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