Groovetech EP 17 – Science Says Vinyl Sounds the Best

I came across an interesting article on Scientific American this week which details the science behind why vinyl sounds better than any other format. I always found that playing vinyl loud to be more comfortable to listen to than lets say a mp3, but I believed it had to do with its production value, compared to unmastered tracks one comes across on beatport.

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Groovetech EP 16 – What’s The Shelf Life of a Digital Library?

I had an interesting month in August. I visited Cyprus for a couple of weeks for a wedding among other social obligations. I went through my collection of old CDs – music, and software (games to be specific). I tried to install the original Fifa International Football Game on my computer – in part to satisfy my inner teenagers yearn to waste some time. But I quickly realized what a process it can be to install a game designed for computers in the 90s on a modern laptop. It just won’t work. That got me thinking. What is the shelf life of a digital library?

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Groovetech Podcast 087 – Techno, House and Minimal

The act of buying and collecting Vinyl, to me, brings a far superior sense of intrinsic satisfaction than a weekly shop on Beatport.I can only conclude this generation has indeed lost something and they will never even know. We are all looking for cheap and easy these days.There are a lot of new DJ/producers on the scene today that don’t even know what a record is. And I think that is one of the reasons why Vinyl as a consumer music format is making a comeback. I think its only a matter of time before clubbing and performance follows.

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