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Does vinyl sound better? Here’s what the science says

If you’re a music enthusiast, it’s only reasonable that the quality of the audio should matter to you. So is the hype behind the superiority of the vinyl experience to be believed? Here’s what science says.

In this most recent post on MusicThinkTank, contributor M Banks weighs in on what science has to say about whether or not music recorded on vinyl actually sounds better.

Have you ever listened to classical music played while you’re on hold on a cellphone? The din of tinned violins is enough to drive you mad long before you get to a representative. Music from vinyl is full, rich, and warm like a bold cup of coffee for your ears. It’s as close as you can get to live music without attending a concert.

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