2021: +51.4 % vinyl record sales in the U.S.Vinyl accounts for more than half of physical album sales in the U.S.

Already in September 2021, when sales numbers surpassed last year, it became clear that this would be another great year for vinyl records in the U.S. But the final results for 2021 excel all expectations. According to the U.S. Year-End…

PlastChem joins Vinyl AllianceProducer of high quality granules for vinyl records

In the long and complex record value chain PlastChem operates at the beginning. The dutch company produces high quality granules that pressing plants worldwide use for pressing vinyl records. They have been in the market for over 15 years and…

Supersense joins Vinyl AllianceAnalog concept store and Phonocut inventors

We are excited to welcome Supersense to our alliance. This analog concept store and manufactory is located in the heart of Vienna. It is a unique place for researching, celebrating and connecting people who pursue the art of analog in…

Vinyl Alliance welcomes its newest memberVMP, the largest subscription vinyl club in the world

Since its founding in 2013, VMP has grown to become the largest subscription vinyl club in the world and a leader in the D2C physical music space. In 2020 alone, VMP shipped over half a million units to 45+ countries…

Vinyl Alliance appoints new General ManagerIndustry veteran Bill Poteet takes over

One year ago key players in the vinyl record business met in Vienna, Austria. In the very house where Mozart lived and composed, label representative, pressing plant owners and hardware manufacturers discussed the state of the industry.  It did not…

In Memoriam Per WindfeldLegendary Ortofon Chief Engineer passed away

Ortofon’s former engineer Per Windfeld passed away last December. He falls into the category of true HiFi visionaries and contributed massively in developing innovative cartridges such as the famous MC 20, the MC Super Series, Kontrapunkt MC Series, MC Jubilee,…