This is part 2 of my 2 part blog about the pros and cons of analog vs digital audio recording. Let’s understand that to some degree, “analog” is in the signal chain in almost any audio recording, whether digital or analog. It is either going to start out that way, as with a voice, or acoustic instrument, or end up that way coming through speakers. This applies even if your recording is a “midi”, electronic direct in, or computer tracks which may be through a sampler or computer plug in. Somewhere along the path, there will be an analog event.
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For this week’s blog, let’s talk a little bit about analog recording versus digital recording. This will be a 2-part blog. I say a “little bit”, due to it’s vast depth and points to understand and consider when discussing this subject. I will cover analog recording versus digital recording in a seminar one day in much more detail.
There are pros and cons to both types of recording, however when all things are considered, the advantages of digital recording outweigh analog. Cost, maintenance, foot print of space so on. One of the most important advantages of digital recording Is the “UNDO” feature.