Hipsters and old people rejoice, your vinyl addiction may just got an extra injection from Amazon. The online commercial giant recently relaunched its vinyl store and to celebrate they are giving free vinyl for 13 days.
Amazon is giving away a vinyl a day from now until Nov. 4. The promotion with one of the sites, best-selling new vinyl's Led Zeppelin's Led Zeppelin 1. Fortunately for everyone in Brooklyn and unfortunately for everyone everywhere else outside of the U.S., this is a contest is only for those in the United States. You must be 18 or older to enter.
Today, Oct. 26, Miles Davis seminal album Kind of Blue is the vinyl of choice for Amazon.
This is not the first time Amazon has used its market-share to flex its muscle over smaller competitors. Earlier in the summer, the online marketplace and could computing leader offering a buy one, get one free deal on vinyl. They then announced a whole range of exclusive vinyl reissues.
The soft launch of Amazon's vinyl's store comes as vinyl sales continues to rise as a share of total music industry revenue. Physical CD sales have been dipping for years now, but the vinyl renaissance, some artists have been able to earn considerable revenue from selling wax.
Head over to Amazon to get enter now into the competition. It isn't clear how many winners will be chosen each day, but don't hesitate to enter. They want you hooked onto their vinyl store, so there will probably be quite a few winners. Check back each day to see which vinyl is up to win.