ESSENTIAL READING: High Definition Vinyl May Soon Be a Reality

High Definition Vinyl May Soon Be a Reality

Calum Slingerland: Though its market share of music sales is still relatively small, the resurgence of the vinyl record is very much a recognizable music retail trend that doesn't seem to be slowing. Now, an Austrian music distribution company is looking to push the format in a new direction by revolutionizing the current manufacturing method.

In conjunction with Austrian lab Research Joanneum, Rebeat Digital founder Günter Loibl has reportedly developed a method with which vinyl records can be manufactured with a longer playing time and a wider frequency range. In an article translated by Reddit Eisfeld, German technology news source FutureZone reported that a patent for the new method was filed last week.

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