The vinyl industry is booming currently, as hipsters and 60-somethings start to blow the dust off the basement collection, as well as paying upwards of $40 for a present day album.

Only two companies in the world supply the lacquer used for making the discs. The factory in Banning, CA caught fire in a three alarm fire last Thursday.

The Apollo Masters factory was completely destroyed. That location is responsible for 80% of the lacquer discs globally.

RIP Apollo.

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