Newer formats have come and gone, but why is vinyl the format with eternal life?
Anyone getting into vinyl is stumbling into a civil war that's raged in the audio press for the past 20 years. There are two kinds of audio critic. Representing the mainstream is Sound & Vision, formerly Stereo Review, whose editors have always maintained that the CD improved over the LP thanks to its compactness, durability, and lack of surface noise. Without the CD, we would never have arrived at the iPod. Read more at Designtechnica