Once dying, then a novelty, vinyl is back and thriving

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New York (AFP) – Like many people in his generation, Vijay Damerla finds most of his new music online — but the 20-year-old is slowly becoming a vinyl junkie, amassing records in his room. The student says he doesn’t even own a turntable, saying for him “it’s the equivalent of like getting an artist poster, or like even an album poster on your wall.” “Except, like, there’s actually kind of a little bit of a relic from the past.” For Celine Court, 29, collecting vinyl — she says she owns some 250 records — is about the nostalgic, warm sound that many listeners say digital copies chill. “If y…

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