You know, the headline looks identical to the thousands of "this investment will go through the roof!" spam I've been receiving for decades.
How is this any different?
I picked it up again some 5 years ago, and the pseudo-assembly code totally turned me off
At what point did consumer generation come into play? The only data is that Vinyl is outselling digital downloads.
I certainly know my share of Baby Boomers and Gen X-ers who are also think earbuds & youtube are amazing.
Ah yes, let's compare that Adele album to Vinyl
So a DR range of 4 ("high def" digital, vs 11 on vinyl).
A DR of 11 is still pretty bad, but it's not as horrifying as you get with the "high def" audio.
Because of the Loudness War, Vinyl really does sound better, because it can't be abused the same way digital recordings can. There's only so much the needle will tolerate.
It's not because Vinyl is "better" -- it's because the mastering on the digital formats is appalling.
Or, perhaps, headphones will start including their own DAC & Amp, and plug in via USB -- which means their performance isn't limited to the circuit on a portable device where the design priority is portability, not quality.
Or maybe people will switch to Bluetooth headphones and stop the getting the cord caught in clothes & yanking on your head.
Real wealth can only increase. -- R. Buckminster Fuller