Czech firm hits right tune with vinyl records in fashion

An employee removes a new record from the press machine as part of the creation process for vinyl records at the GZ Media factory in LodeniceBy Jana Mlcochova PRAGUE (Reuters) – When vinyl record sales hit bottom in the late 1980s, managers at Czech record producer GZ Media in a small town near Prague were wondering what to do with their idle record pressing machines. They decided not to get rid of them and put them in garages at the company's backyard. That was a lucky move. As vinyl retro-mania started spreading around the world a decade later, the firm dusted off the presses and is now spinning profits on records for the likes of the Rolling Stones, U2, Bob Dylan and David Bowie. …