[LAU] Pro Audio? OT rant.

Chris Bannister cbannister at slingshot.co.nz
Fri Dec 28 02:21:17 UTC 2012

On Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 02:41:54PM +0100, Florian Paul Schmidt wrote:
> Actually I worded that second point rather badly. The point was that
> the vinyl cutting process (including special/professional mastering)
> will introduce many more audible artefacts than the 44.1khz/16bit
> downsampling export for a CD. Vinyl is an audibly inferior medium to
> a good digital chain.


> P.S.: I still like my vinyl collection of records. The haptics. The
> nostalgia. The big pictures on the covers.. The handling of a pair
> of Technics MK1210 and a good mixer is still awesome for mixes,
> etc..

I'm sorry, but if you judge a stereo system by the flashing lights and
the number of knobs and dials available, then we sit on different sides
of the fence. I believe in listening to music as the artist intended
it. Don't get me wrong, there are heaps of crap vinyl recordings out
there, that's for sure.

"If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people
who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the 
oppressing." --- Malcolm X

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