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In pictures: Kops Records and the comeback kid, vinyl

Sales of the old format is seeing major growth as music listeners look for a tangible experience

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Some of the many records for sale at Kops Records in Toronto. Kops is Toronto’s oldest record store and sold wholesale to Sam the Record Man.

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Martin Koppel, right, speaks with employee Nathan Hunter at his store, Kops Records, in Toronto on Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

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Andrew Koppel, son of Kops Records owner Martin Koppel, puts on a record at the store.

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Records decorate the wall at Kops Records in Toronto.

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Olivia Gregoris, left, and Cassandra Johnston shop at Kops. Younger music listeners have played a major role in the return of vinyl.

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Kops Records employee Nathan Hunter sleeves records.

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Records sit on the shelves waiting at Kops.

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