Location

Lindsay Stewart Centre
Lindsay Stewart Centre, Craiglockhart, Edinburgh EH14 1DE, United Kingdom

Location

Lindsay Stewart Centre
Lindsay Stewart Centre, Craiglockhart, Edinburgh EH14 1DE, United Kingdom

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Date

Dec 14 2023
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Time

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

AES UK Section Event – Into the Groove: Exploring the resurgence of vinyl records in the digital age.

This is a hybrid event. View the event trailer here.


The arrival of the Compact Disc format and digital audio in the early 1980’s caused many people to predict the end of the vinyl record. Indeed, the sales of vinyl did drop in the following years, but here we are, nearly 40 years later, and sales of vinyl records are now increasing!


We get down into the groove of the vinyl disc and examine why it is so appealing. Why is it
the playback medium of choice for many people serious about listening to music? Using
interviews with key players in the industry, demonstrations, and a panel discussion, we
hope to explain some of the reasons behind the resurgence of the vinyl record in a digital
audio world.


Speakers:

John Cavanagh

Chris Geddes

Lauren Gilmour

Calum Malcolm

Patrick Quinn


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