Audiophiles have long argued for and against the allegedly superior sound quality of vinyl records compared to digital audio. Now the debate has touched a new generation as youths scramble to collect vinyl records to get both classics and contemporary releases. It’s a fact that audio compression will technically degrade the music, but the loss in quality can be imperceptible. Fundamentally, analog and uncompressed digital recordings are made in different ways allowing for studio engineers to shape the sound for different purposes.
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