Vinyl gives you a near perfect analog recording of the sound waves, as if you were hearing the song live in the studio. Whereas CDs, MP3s, and online streaming, provide a digital approximation of the sound waves. The differences are subtle, but the quality is noticable, especially if you listen to vinyl a lot.
Post by macprohawaii on Oct 26, 2020 13:53:26 GMT -5
I like vinyl records, I like CDs and I even like cassette tapes. The good thing is that I bought a lot of vinyl when I was a lot younger, so I have a sizable enough collection to not have to buy the classic stuff all over again, at least for the titles that are not scratched up. Otherwise many CDs have supplanted some of my vinyl titles. And for some I have both. I like vinyl for the sound, CD for the convenience and supposed durability. Digital and streaming is very convenient but I surely miss the artwork.
One thing I don't do is buy NEW vinyl records. The LPs and singles are VERY ExPENSIVE compared to the time when vinyl was king. Back in the day you could get new issue vinyl records for $6.99 to $8.99 (single LPs) and catalog titles and cutouts for as low as $1.99, but often in the $3.98 to $4.99 range. Today most brand new vinyl records cost way too much, even for reissues with most prices starting at around $19 and higher.
CDs on the other hand are good bargains in the used market. Many places sell used CDs for under $3.
Post by FreakyFlyBry on Oct 26, 2020 21:10:24 GMT -5
I second the new vinyl - it's so expensive! But given the availability of used vinyl for 70's and 80's releases, I tend to prefer vinyl for those. Similarly, the availability of cheap used CD's leads me to buy 90's-10's and some 80's on CD.
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