La vuelta de un formato que parecía obsoleto¿Por qué seguimos escuchando vinilos?

Telos: Cuadernos de comunicación e innovación

ISSN: 0213-084X

Year of publication: 2019


Issue: 110

Pages: 78-85

Type: Article

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Vinyl was a dying format ten years ago. Since then its sales have not stopped increasing. How has this format invert its obsolescence for the first time in the history of the music industry

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