Market Intelligence

Haarlem 2023

A Look Back: 75 Years Ago the LP Was Introduced, Frank Wonneberg – download pdf

A View From The Plating Bath: Trends And Challenges – Martin Frings, Stamper Disc – download pdf

Be Careful Before You ‘Greenwash’, Hazel O’Keeffe, Keller and Heckman LLP – download pdf

Discogs’ Global View of the Evolving Vinyl Market, Lloyd Starr, Discogs – download pdf 

IFPI Global Analysis of Vinyl Sales Trends, Dan Francis, IFPI – download pdf

Innovation in the LP Manufacturing Process – Materials, Methods & Machinery, Sven Deutschmann, Sonopress – download pdf

Raw Materials Update, Onno-Pieter Sonnega, Plastchem – download pdf

Update on Pressing Machines, Scott Lamb, Pheenix Alpha – download pdf

“If it sounds good on this….” – A guide to QC playback equipment, Edward Fourth, AudioTecnica – download pdf

RTM Presents: Are You Prepared for the Cassette Boom? Matt Drayton, RTM – download pdf

VRMA Proving You Can’t Beat Sharing Info, Dustin Blocker, VRMA – download pdf

Tech Solutions for a Rapidly Changing Market, Franco Sironi, MCS – 

Electroplating Explained for a New Generation of Platers and Pressers, Ron Greenspan, Digital Matrix – download pdf

Latest Vinyl Sales Numbers: Research Presentation, James Duval Futuresource – download pdf

Vinyl Piracy Update from the BPI, Paola Monaldi, BPI – download pdf

Nashville 2022

The Vinyl Revolution: What the Research Shows Portia Sabin, MusicBiz – download pdf

NAPCO: Vinyl’s Best Kept Packaging Secret Jerry Pearce 

Vinyl’s Next Frontier: NFTs Gar Ragland, Vinylkey 

Vinyl’s Recent Growth: It’s No Fluke Alexandre Jornod, Futuresource – download pdf

Don’t Make Assumptions About Gender & Vinyl Karlyn King, University of Birmingham – download pdf

Why You Should Join The VRMA Yoli Mara • Dustin Blocker

Electroplating explained for a new generation of platers and pressers Ron Greenspan – download pdf

Vinyl Saved Physical Media: View From a Label Donna Ross, Concord – download pdf

Counterfeit Vinyl- Enforcement in the eCommerce Age Marcus Cohen, RIAA – download pdf

Offenbach 2022

Now It’s Manufactured, What Happens? A Fulfillment Primer David Hool, Woodland Entertainment, download pdf

A Postcard That Plays Music? Kenneth Winkler, Vinylpostcards

Modern-Day Quality Control Issues Gil Tamazyan, Capsule Labs – download pdf

SimuLathe – Virtual Master Cut Helmut Erler, Tokyo Dawn – link to video & related Q & A