Niche Vinyl a Collector’s Market

LP record sleeve with blue-violet anime girl and clear vinyl LP

Tiger Lab’s release of the soundtrack to the anime film Perfect Blue

The music industry is in the midst of a vinyl boom, with platter LP sales in 2016 notching a 28-year high. While typical favorites like Taylor Swift and Bruce Springsteen are popular turnstile favorites, niche recordings of scores for video games and anime films have become collectible, with labels like Mondo, Tiger Lab and Patient Sounds releasing fancy pressings. Read about it in Gita Jackson’s report at And check out the surge in 2016 vinyl as told by Chris Morris in Fortune.


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