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The rise of vinyl and why records sound ‘warm’ | Toronto Star

The rise of vinyl and why records sound ‘warm’ | Toronto Star | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it

This year the major labels get back on board with analog technology in a big way.

In 2014, it’s safe to say, the major Canadian music labels will release more music on vinyl than they have since the heyday of the format more than 30 years ago.

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2014, expect even more releases on vinyl.

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Pierre Creff's curator insight, February 2, 5:07 AM

"Universal also plans to bring back some notable ’70s reggae albums from the Virgin Front Line label." Good news ! 

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Steve Jobs listened to vinyl at home... because it sounded better than his iPod

Steve Jobs listened to vinyl at home... because it sounded better than his iPod | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
The Apple founder listened to vinyl records when he was at home because he preferred the sound compared to the iPod's digitally-compressed files, rocker Neil Young has claimed.
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Neil Young Expands Pono Digital-to-Analog Music Service | Music News | Rolling Stone

Neil Young Expands Pono Digital-to-Analog Music Service | Music News | Rolling Stone | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
Aretha Franklin had never sounded so shocking, Flea decided last year, as "Respect" roared from the speakers of Neil Young's Cadillac Eldorado. Stunned by the song's clarity, the Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist listened alongside bandmate Anthony Kiedis and producer Rick Rubin while Young showcased the power of Pono, his high-resolution music service designed to confront the compressed audio inferiority that MP3s offer.

Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/neil-young-expands-pono-digital-to-analog-music-service-20120927#ixzz27sd3Vpgz

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Cory Hogan's curator insight, March 9, 2013 12:32 PM

Talks about audio quality concerning compression of audio files and the true sound of the music. Relates the information to a program that is available to provide an analog sound from standard compressed files.

Tommy Wilkerson's curator insight, March 9, 2013 1:22 PM

compressing audio only files messes with the quality but in order to send audio iles it has to be in a small enough file.

tanderson's curator insight, November 6, 2013 7:49 PM

Wil purchasing new equipment that is bulkier fit with todays slim pocket consumers?