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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-18 17:20:41 Reply

At 12/18/12 05:19 PM, Ryanson wrote: I should buy a vinyl-only album for coolness. Someone choose one for me.

I have about 60 old, old vinyl records from the 50's-80's, and I've only listened to about 20 of them


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-18 17:25:14 Reply

I kinda like vinyl too. I don't notice that much of a difference in sound quality. Perhaps I don't have an ear for it.

Anyway, one little problem I have with vinyl is that LP players and records are very sensitive. A while ago I moved my LP player from a table to the closet and ever since it has these moments where the record is played more slowly and the music gets all distorted and weird. I still haven't been able to fix it yet.

LP players also have these random skips and repeats which are a bit annoying. I do like the random noise at the background though. It gives the record a bit of character.


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-18 17:29:22 Reply

At 12/18/12 05:20 PM, Xenomit wrote:
At 12/18/12 05:19 PM, Ryanson wrote: I should buy a vinyl-only album for coolness. Someone choose one for me.
I have about 60 old, old vinyl records from the 50's-80's, and I've only listened to about 20 of them

I wouldn't listen to any of them lol. Nothing to listen on.

I was gonna buy the Batman soundtrack, but I got it on CD instead so.


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-18 17:37:26 Reply

At 12/18/12 05:19 PM, Ryanson wrote: I should buy a vinyl-only album for coolness. Someone choose one for me.

Buy Bela Lugosis's Dead Single, by Bauhaus.
The crackle and pops only make it better.


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-18 17:50:24 Reply

At 12/18/12 05:19 PM, Ryanson wrote: I should buy a vinyl-only album for coolness. Someone choose one for me.

Want a couple 78s rpms?
I got well over 100 that are from the beginning of the last century....
Though I'm keeping the Glenn Miller ones since I have a love for Glenn Miller's music :3


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-18 18:11:42 Reply

At 12/18/12 05:50 PM, Viper50 wrote: Want a couple 78s rpms?
I got well over 100 that are from the beginning of the last century....
Though I'm keeping the Glenn Miller ones since I have a love for Glenn Miller's music :3

See, I'm an ignorant contemporary guy so I dunno the difference between 78 rpms and any other kind of record lol.


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-18 18:13:11 Reply

At 12/18/12 06:11 PM, Ryanson wrote: See, I'm an ignorant contemporary guy so I dunno the difference between 78 rpms and any other kind of record lol.

It's how fast they spin


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-18 18:15:15 Reply

At 12/18/12 06:13 PM, Xenomit wrote:
At 12/18/12 06:11 PM, Ryanson wrote: See, I'm an ignorant contemporary guy so I dunno the difference between 78 rpms and any other kind of record lol.
It's how fast they spin

*How fast they're supposed to be spun at to sound normal

Some players don't have multiple speed settings, and can only play one tempo


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-18 18:17:51 Reply

At 12/18/12 06:13 PM, Xenomit wrote:
At 12/18/12 06:11 PM, Ryanson wrote: See, I'm an ignorant contemporary guy so I dunno the difference between 78 rpms and any other kind of record lol.
It's how fast they spin

Indeed.
If you were to go out and buy a vinyl right now you'd more than likely come back with a 33 1/3.
The smaller vinyls with the bigger holes are 45 rpm.
And the really old thick and heavy ones are 78 rpms.


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-18 18:20:42 Reply

At 12/18/12 06:13 PM, Xenomit wrote: It's how fast they spin

I know what rpm means, but I wouldn't be able to tell you the subtle differences in quality or what records would be made into 78s, or even what other kinds exist. Like, are singles and full-length albums distinguished by their rpm? Is when they were printed a factor?

At 12/18/12 06:17 PM, Viper50 wrote: If you were to go out and buy a vinyl right now you'd more than likely come back with a 33 1/3.
The smaller vinyls with the bigger holes are 45 rpm.
And the really old thick and heavy ones are 78 rpms.

There we go.

What 78s do you got?


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-18 18:29:04 Reply

At 12/18/12 06:20 PM, Ryanson wrote: I know what rpm means, but I wouldn't be able to tell you the subtle differences in quality or what records would be made into 78s, or even what other kinds exist. Like, are singles and full-length albums distinguished by their rpm? Is when they were printed a factor?

Well you CAN have a single thats the size of a normal LP. I once saw a single for Rock The Casbah by The Clash that was like that. I also have a vinyl thats the size of a 45 but it plays at the speed for a 33 1/3 because of how it was made. I got an single by Electric Wizard on my desk thats roughly the size of a 45 and it plays at 33 1/3.
I've also even seen ones that go at 66.6 rpm. But I seriously have no idea how those would work....

There we go.

What 78s do you got?

To tell you the truth. I have no fucking idea xD
All I know is I have some religious, big band, I MIGHT have like one or two jazz ones, and stuff like...The Platters.


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-18 20:22:57 Reply

I have about 6 vinyl and 1 lp(thank you 10club). I love vinyl. I plan to get New vinyl every other week.


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-18 21:14:44 Reply

At 12/18/12 05:09 PM, Provoke wrote:
At 12/18/12 04:58 PM, LemonCrush wrote: And a Dark Side of the Moon surround sound remaster just came out
Do you realize how much this means to me.

Its been out since sometime earlier this year and I have it and wish you were here remastered too and its amazing. Im planning to buy more if there are more.

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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-18 23:58:51 Reply

I grew up listening to records.(spent what, 20 years of my life(25 is my age) listening to records.) No I'm not a hipster, I'm against that retarded ass concept that kids today came up with. I just know good music when I hear it. Honestly, the whole Vinyl vs CD's/Cassettes/8-track tapes is kinda pointless. Yes, each have there own advantages and such. But to really appreciate what it offers, you had to have grown up with that particular medium.

Like I said, I'll gladly take the crackling of a Vinyl record any day. I'm not a hipster because I prefer that. I just like the old sound of Vinyl and the corresponding artists.


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-19 00:01:45 Reply

At 12/18/12 11:58 PM, gracik wrote: Honestly, the whole Vinyl vs CD's/Cassettes/8-track tapes is kinda pointless.

I don't like those kinds of digital. I prefer "pure digital".


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At 12/19/12 12:01 AM, Xenomit wrote: At 12/18/12 11:58 PM, gracik wrote: Honestly, the whole Vinyl vs CD's/Cassettes/8-track tapes is kinda pointless.

I don't like those kinds of digital. I prefer "pure digital".

Hey, I can respect that. We all have our preferences.


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-19 00:28:44 Reply

And I wish people would stop assuming vinyl is for hipsters. If you actually listen to it, there is a notable difference in the quality. Vinyl brings out the individual sounds better and has an overall warmer sound.


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-19 01:03:03 Reply

At 12/19/12 12:28 AM, Deadly-Shadow wrote: And I wish people would stop assuming vinyl is for hipsters. If you actually listen to it, there is a notable difference in the quality. Vinyl brings out the individual sounds better and has an overall warmer sound.

I believe this whole "hipsters like Vinyls" thing started because American Apparel sells vinyls. I think the hipsters buy their clothing there.


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At 12/19/12 01:03 AM, xxxcreep wrote: I believe this whole "hipsters like Vinyls" thing started because American Apparel sells vinyls. I think the hipsters buy their clothing there.

Hipsters buy stuff from places like hot topic and spencer's


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At 12/19/12 01:04 AM, Xenomit wrote: Hipsters buy stuff from places like hot topic and spencer's

If you go to Hot topic's website, you'll see that they sell memetic MLP stuff, and that really pisses me off


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-19 01:10:24 Reply

At 12/19/12 01:06 AM, Xenomit wrote:
At 12/19/12 01:04 AM, Xenomit wrote: Hipsters buy stuff from places like hot topic and spencer's
If you go to Hot topic's website, you'll see that they sell memetic MLP stuff, and that really pisses me off

It pisses me off too. I liked it better when all they had were rock shirts and chained pants.
But American Apparel sells stuff like Russian Cameras(Lomo), Vinyls, and "trendy" Hipster Clothing :o


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-19 01:49:20 Reply

At 12/19/12 01:06 AM, Xenomit wrote:
At 12/19/12 01:04 AM, Xenomit wrote: Hipsters buy stuff from places like hot topic and spencer's
If you go to Hot topic's website, you'll see that they sell memetic MLP stuff, and that really pisses me off

This place looks incredibly retarded. Only in America.


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At 12/19/12 01:49 AM, TheColourAwsome wrote:
At 12/19/12 01:06 AM, Xenomit wrote:
At 12/19/12 01:04 AM, Xenomit wrote: Hipsters buy stuff from places like hot topic and spencer's
If you go to Hot topic's website, you'll see that they sell memetic MLP stuff, and that really pisses me off
This place looks incredibly retarded. Only in America.

Prepare your eyeballs


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-19 01:52:55 Reply

Huge fucking disk that hold six songs maximum vs tiny smartphone that can hold ten thousand (free) songs. With a competition like that who gives a flying fuck if one is just a TINY bit better in quality?


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At 12/19/12 01:52 AM, Cootie wrote: Huge fucking disk that hold six songs maximum vs tiny smartphone that can hold ten thousand (free) songs. With a competition like that who gives a flying fuck if one is just a TINY bit better in quality?

People who are way into music


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-19 01:56:11 Reply

At 12/19/12 01:54 AM, Xenomit wrote:
At 12/19/12 01:52 AM, Cootie wrote: Huge fucking disk that hold six songs maximum vs tiny smartphone that can hold ten thousand (free) songs. With a competition like that who gives a flying fuck if one is just a TINY bit better in quality?
People who are way into music

You say it like it's a bad thing, and the fluttershy hoodie adorable. WOULD BUY <3


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At 12/19/12 01:56 AM, TheColourAwsome wrote: You say it like it's a bad thing

It isn't

and the fluttershy hoodie adorable. WOULD BUY <3

The thing is, it doesn't look adorable on him. It makes him look like a rapist/ pedophile


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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-19 02:32:31 Reply

I like the sound of vinyl. I don't listen to vinyl records, but I do use a lot of simulated vinyl effects in my music because It can have a really gritty, angry sound. .u.b

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Response to "Vinyl sounds better" 2012-12-19 02:50:01 Reply

At 12/18/12 12:29 AM, Painbringer wrote: Those who like rock prefer vinyl.

Those who like classical prefer digital.

Also there are other factors, like a good set of speakers and a tube amp, which improve sound quality.

Even the "shittiest" music can be enjoyable on a really good sound system.

Is this satirical? I really hope so. It's been a long time since I have seen such a high concentration of nonsense.

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At 12/18/12 01:31 AM, Winrar1337 wrote:
At 12/17/12 11:39 PM, TheColourAwsome wrote: You clearly care more about not looking like a hipster then you do music. What do you listen to, OP? Metal? It's Metal isn't it.
Don't talk shit about metal.

Fuck metal.

Should I get into Vinyl? The only problems I see is the cost of records and the lack of records.

Nah, Metals all right. Metalheads are often very annoying though.

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