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A Lot Of Vinyl Buyers Don't Actually Listen To The Records? (Recap)


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On Tuesday A Lot Of Vinyl Buyers Don't Actually Listen To The Records? was a top rock story. Here is the recap: (Classic Rock) Nearly half of the UK's vinyl buyers never play the records they've purchased, a survey suggests. And a similar number of people first heard the music they bought via a streaming service.

The resurgence of vinyl sales continues, with 637,000 units sold during the first quarter of this year, compared with 2.1million throughout 2014. The ICM survey, reported by the BBC, says that 52% of those who buy vinyl have a turntable they use, while 41% own a turntable but don't use it, and 7% don't have one at all.

People in the 25-34 age group buy nearly a third of all vinyl, with 35-44 the second-largest buying group, followed by 45-54, 18-24 and 55-64. Meanwhile, 45% of those polled said the music they'd bought was first heard online. Read more - here.

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