Vintage Vinyl hits Moose Jaw

Carter Haydu
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Dylan Baumet holds a record at Vintage Vinyl, located at 132 Main Street North in Moose Jaw. Times-Herald photo by Carter Haydu

The digital age has brought with it an assortment of conveniences. However, for musical puritans the CD or MP3 simply lacks the natural clarity that can only be found when the needle hits the grooves.

“The sound quality is way better. You get more of a clear true sound,” Vintage Vinyl & Hemp Emporium manager Dylan Baumet told the Times-Herald on Wednesday.

Baumet, 21, said the vinyl record is indeed again becoming more popular despite technological advancements. He said digital music quality is diminished through compression and is not as pure as the analogue sound.

“They’re making a huge comeback and we sell a lot of vinyl.”

Fortunately for Moose Javians, Vintage Vinyl (a staple of downtown Regina since 1991) has celebrated its 20th anniversary by expanding operations to the Friendly City on June 16. Baumet’s father, Pat Baumet, owns the business, which buys and sells used records of every genre.

For more on this story, read an upcoming edition of the Times-Herald.

Organizations: Times-Herald

Geographic location: Moose Jaw, Regina, Friendly

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  • Aaron
    November 19, 2011 - 20:14

    Hey guys, i was just wondering if you had any cd's from the band Even Rude fairly old band from 1996 i've been looking for any of their cd's with a track on it called "When Animals Attack" if you guys have it please let me know as soon as possible thank you! love your store by the way so chill in that place keep the good business goin dudes!