Universal Music Reviving Vinyls With Crowdfunding Service

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From Mashable:

Forget digital music files or streaming services: Vinyl is back. Well, it’s re-emerging at least for fans of Universal Music’s catalog of albums.

UVinyl — Universal Music’s vinyl branch — is developing a “crowd-funded vinyl service” that will release limited-edition records of old “deleted” albums if there’s enough demand. “The Vinyl Project” will re-press deleted and rare records into vinyl, and release them with digital downloads and personalized art prints.

This service is reportedly going to work with Kickstarter-style crowdfunding. Complete Music Update reports that among the records being considered for release already include The Jackson 5’s “ABC,” Elton John’s “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” and Sonic Youth’s “Goo.”

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