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Are 'real instruments' coming back into electronic music?

Are 'real instruments' coming back into electronic music? | DIGI vs REAL | Scoop.it
Is this the start of a wider reaction to the heavily processed, intricately edited, sample-heavy sound of a lot of contemporary electronic music, or are Daft Punk fighting against the tide?
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How long will this auto tune and digitally invented music be able to survive. Will people come back to where the music all began or will it continue to evolve even farther away from its original roots.

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Top 10 Reasons Why the Music Industry is Failing

Top 10 Reasons Why the Music Industry is Failing | DIGI vs REAL | Scoop.it
You know what? I miss my vinyl records.
I miss going to the record store (a real community experience) and buying an LP for $10-$15. I miss the larger sleeves with the cover art and the inside liner notes which told you who wrote what and who...
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This all transfers over to the main topic of DIGI vs REAL. From how the artist themself has changed to the terrible quality an MP3 file has. Many listeners now are okay with listening to music in a low quality format therefore not getting the full experience of the music. There is so much music you can hardly filter out the garbage from the good it is like finding a needle in a haystack .

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Digital Instruments vs. Real Recorded Instruments

Digital Instruments vs. Real Recorded Instruments | DIGI vs REAL | Scoop.it
The other day I was looking for tea in the grocery store. I didn't have an exact idea of what  kind of tea I was looking for and this became a problem because I was confronted by a 6-foot-high, 20-...
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The addition of MIDI into the music industry has changed it in a sense that to become a musician you do not have to master anyone instrument itself rather you must master the skill of searching for sound. 

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Is Deadmau5 Right? The "We All Hit Play" Debate

Is Deadmau5 Right? The "We All Hit Play" Debate | DIGI vs REAL | Scoop.it
The Mau5 recently stirred up a shit storm by calling out himself and his fellow superstar performers for doing little more than "pressing play" on stage.  Just a few days before the controversial a...
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This article covers the idea that the new and extremely popular music genre of EDM is a style of music that does not have emphasis on performing and that DJ's just push a button. The performance expertise is solely within the lightings and sound professionals rather than the artist themself.

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Recording with Samples: Are Real Instruments Still Necessary? - ArtistshouseMusic

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Although constantly improving the sounds for MIDI and samples on DAW's it is not near quality level that a real instrument can produce.

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