The Great White Hope of Vinyl

Monday, August 11, 2014 at 6:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  News Gimmicks work. Just ask Jack White. The former White Stripe thrives off the novelty of the archaic, swinging his guitar like it’s going out of style (alas, it is). And here comes the news that his second solo album, Lazaretto (Third Man/Columbia), has become the best-selling vinyl release since Pearl Jam’s Vitalogy… which debuted way back in 1994. It’s not a revelation that LPs have made a comeback (their sales have been ascending since 2007, according... READ MORE 1