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Analog Tape vs Digital Recording: Which sounds better? | recording hacks

Analog Tape vs Digital Recording: Which sounds better? | recording hacks | Digital verses Analog | Scoop.it
Los Angeles based engineer and producer Adam Kagan compares tape to digital! Does analog really sound better?
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Analog and digital are both expensive. Analog is most pricy because you cannot get any sound you want from one tape machine so sometimes others are needed. Digital is pricy as well but it is possible to develop a puchy sound or a thick rich sounds without having to use other consoles. 

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Which is better: Analog or Digital? : Chi-Squared : Mastering Engineer for Independent Musicians

Audio CD mastering studio with Mastering Engineer H.B. Stone. Master your music with Chi-Squared. Which is better: Analog or Digital?
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Analog has a very desired sound, but it is difficult to acheive unlike digital processing. Analog processing requires lots of power and takes long to achieve anything you are doing. However, Knowing how to use analog processing gives an edge of more possibilities.

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HowStuffWorks "Does digital sound better than analog?"

HowStuffWorks "Does digital sound better than analog?" | Digital verses Analog | Scoop.it
Does digital sound better than analog? It all depends on the way you record that sound. Take a look at analog vs. digital sound quality and technology.

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Cody Stoughtenger's insight:

Digital technology is used alot more in the recording industry now a days, but is it right to say that digital is better just because it is newer? I digree, because sound is all about taste and the way you want it. 

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The Pros and Cons of Software plugin - Digital Home Recording

The Pros and Cons of Software plugin - Digital Home Recording | Digital verses Analog | Scoop.it
It' no secret by now that the computer and plugin are becoming the cornerstones of the home-recording market
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Digital plugins is becoming the standard for most home engineers. There are no cables and the plugins imitate real analog equipment. less power is used and they are essentially money saving. Really the only con is you need a high powered computer to be able to run multiple plugins at a time. 

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Digital vs. Analog – Recording | Unne Liljeblad - Mix Engineer

When it comes to the recording process, analog gear will stay with us for a very long time. Even USB microphones have diaphragms and analog circuitry...

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Cody Stoughtenger's insight:

I agree digital and analog will be around for years to come and people in the industry should not see that as a bad thing. Having digital and analog gives diverse options for overall sound. That helps mixing engineers reinvent themselves. 

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Kevin Cartwright's curator insight, October 8, 2013 12:27 PM

Whether you think Analog is better than Digital vice versa. This article explains both sides of reasons why the music industry had to evolve to distributing music. But as you read, you should have your own understanding and see if your biased opinion may need to be revised.Hopefully a treaty can be established.

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Analogue Warmth

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Analogue warmth seems to be the Holy Grail in these digital days. But what is it, why does it hold such appeal, and how can you use it to enhance your recordings?

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Cody Stoughtenger's insight:

Even though technology has progressed passed the classic tape machine, it is still in use part of the time in the industry. It is still desired because of the character it establishes on a piece of audio. The warmth enhancement is something people continue to argue when I comes to digital verses analog. 

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Timmy Crain's curator insight, June 11, 2013 12:25 PM

This is relevent to my topic because it goes into depth the pros and cons of the analag vs. digital war. 

Kevin Cartwright's curator insight, October 10, 2013 11:23 AM

This article is a great read in understanding how old methods that were improved or seen as negatives when creating the perfect visual or audio representation, are now inspiring new forms of artistry. Using analogue warmth in drums or kits bring forth nostalgia for the beat maker who grew up in the late 80's and early 90's era. But there has been some abuse to the concept.