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Any want any Happy Hardcore, Freeform, or Underworld records? I sold my Technics a few years ago....
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post

Any want any Happy Hardcore, Freeform, or Underworld records? I sold my Technics a few years ago....

I gave away all my vinyl a little over a year ago.
     
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post #93 of 96
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Originally Posted by GermanyChris View Post

The vinyl v digital debate is much like the mechanical v quartz debate. You buy vinyl and mechanical because of what they are it's not hipster it's because there is inherent beauty in analog, mechanical things.

Presumably why people like SteamPunk so much ?
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The vinyl v digital debate is much like the mechanical v quartz debate. You buy vinyl and mechanical because of what they are it's not hipster it's because there is inherent beauty in analog, mechanical things.

hipsters like analog things. it fits the retro kitsch style they like-that's why they like typewriters. that said, i don't think there is inherent beauty in analog. or at least i don't find there to be-because if there was wouldn't everyone find it beautiful
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Originally Posted by John Shepard View Post

24bit@192000 vinyl rips ftw!

Not FTW as the rips are usually bad quality (see distortions i.e. 'crackle') due to you needing massively expensive equipment to do it properly.
post #96 of 96
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Originally Posted by Omega X View Post

My post was not arguing personal preference. People like what they like. But the quality of distributed industry music heavily depends on industry attitudes toward digital formats.

or forced via the growing platform of delivery preferred by consumers i.e. Streaming music services that equalise the dB level of all tracks so you don't have to touch the volume to adjsut to the different loudness of each track and before that, essentially, digital music purchase services like iTunes via the same thing.

This is a solid reason why the Loudness War has been scaled back from 2010 onwards
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