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Rereleased "classic" vinyl not worth the money. Better to look for an older even used original pressing than an overpriced reissue. While I'm happy to see vinyl's success, I am annoyed to find new reissues crowding out space in my used record store bins. Other than an occasional vinyl version of a CD age release (E.G. Diana Krall's early catalog CDs), or a Mobile Fidelity vinyl, I think a lot of the new vinyl are overpriced and not worth the money as my own experience has been more "miss" than "hit" with the recent reissues. Me? I'm sticking to hunting for the older issues of vinyl.
As a matter of fact the Best Buy stores had vinyl in it over 6 months ago before Christmas. Vintage Rock and some Hip Hop. Some 180 Gm. EVentually everyone will be carrying it again. A 70's revival is coming. At least as long as oil prices stay low. If oil prices go back to $4.00 per gallon or higher you may see a little less. Enjoy.
Acutally I think that it is a wonderful way to bring back awareness of what people thought as a "bad" or "old" method of recording. Which we all know is not nessiarly true! I welcome that best buy is bringing back vinyl! I however will most likely still have to personally search for the best pressings of the ones I'm going to spend some coin on!
Very,very limited selection. At least in the three local BB's I've visited - they probably don't stock even 75 titles in total - mostly new releases.The biggest problem is no dedicated LP browser boxes - the only place they can put LP's is on the top of their CD racks - makes it easy to find 'em and zip thru the selection - but this is a drop in the bucket.