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6 Vinyl Subscription Services Perfect For The Music Lover In Your Life



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We love this idea! Instead of a single record or piece of band merch for your music-loving friend, family member or significant other, how about a subscription that keeps on giving?! There is absolutely nothing better than having the vinyl version of your favorite albums.

This article originally appeared on Forbes

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As vinyl has grown in popularity, new businesses have found a way to make money off of the medium’s resurgence. One of the most popular new types of startups that seem to be popping up left and right are vinyl subscription services, which serve paying customers with new music on a monthly basis, with in-house curators often choosing what tunes and releases are highlighted and shipped around the world. There are well over a dozen of these companies operating now, and there are sure to be more in the coming years as vinyl continues its upward surge.

For those that have never investigated this growing field, or who may be looking for a perfect holiday gift for the vinyl devotee in their lives, here are a handful of subscription services that stand out from the rest, and which are perfecting the art, and the business, of getting the world to listen to more records.

Feedbands

Price: $4 per month for digital-only, $254 per year for everything

The two parts of the music industry that are growing these days are online streaming and vinyl sales, and Feedbands has found an interesting way to combine both into a unique business model...


... Read the full article and list from Hugh McIntyre at forbes.com/sites/hughmcintyre/2016/11/1...





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