Music Biz Monday: A Look at Vinyl Formats

by | Dec 9, 2019 | Commentary & Observations, Music Business, Music Tech, Streaming Video

Since I’m apparently on a physical media kick as of late, I thought I might share a video I recently found that gives a rather interesting look at the history of vinyl – specifically the 12″ LP format (33 1/3 RPM) and the 7″ single format (45 RPM).

FAIR WARNING: The video, created by YouTube creator, “Techmoan,” is rather detailed, and at nearly 40 minutes, doesn’t necessarily make for casual viewing, but is interesting nonetheless, especially when you consider current trend of streaming music song-by-song.

Kyle Boreing

Kyle Boreing

Kyle has been writing for MusicScribe since 2008. He is a musician, producer, arranger, and occasional quartet singer, who pays way too much attention to recordings. He is an alumni of Stamps-Baxter School of Music and has shared the stage with many different artists. He also really likes movies that are "so bad they're good." Visit his website at, or follow him on Twitter @kyleboreing.

1 Comment

  1. scottysearan

    I love reading or listening to historical literature about technology.

    Thanks for sharing.


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