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Old 03-02-2011, 01:20 PM
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Default Re: How are analog formats doing?

Thing is, with digital's incredible advantages there's the temptation to use it - as much as possible. That's where you end up with quantising, pitch correction, punch ins etc used as a matter of course rather than like a Phantom Agent's gun (only as a last resort!). Maybe I'm just idealistic, but I prefer the sound, and the idea, of a band performing on a recording together, achieving as much separation as possible through directional mics and baffles.

It reminds me of research psychologist, Dan Gilbert's talk about happiness and how too much choice can actually work against happiness. I personally find having too many options a bit confusing.
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