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With age, my hearing is also falling off. The loss is different in each ear
so that, like you, I still get that "lovely stereo effect" BUT from mono
recordings.

Louis


2013/8/14 Roderic G Stephens <[log in to unmask]>

> "Listening is an activity that some perform better than others."  What'd
> he say?  With my hearing falling off with the years, I'm grateful that I
> still get that lovely "stereo effect".
>
>
>
> ________________________________
>  From: "Wolf, James L" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 1:58 PM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Why Vinyl Is NOT Going To Save The Music Industry
> (And What Will) - Trust Me, I'm A Scientist
>
>
> I read this a few days ago and had the same reaction. Vinyl isn't going to
> save the "music industry" but I doubt that downloads or streaming will
> either. Rather, the industry, if it survives as such, will change into
> something we hadn't anticipated.
>
> And the bit about 320kbps mp3s is just conventional-wisdom misinformation.
> As everyone here knows, listening is an activity that some perform better
> than others.
>
>
> James
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Tom Fine
> Sent: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 4:08 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Why Vinyl Is NOT Going To Save The Music Industry (And
> What Will) - Trust Me, I'm A Scientist
>
> This is a viewpoint that is contrarian compared to some of the
> steeped-in-nostalgia perspectives seen often on this list. I'm not 100% in
> agreement with this guy, but he raises some valid issues. A niche market is
> too small a "tail" to wag a "dog." I disagree about 320kbps streams
> sounding "just like" a CD, and I've rarely had an internet connection that
> can sustain such a stream for hours of listening.
>
> Anyway, worth a read:
>
> http://trustmeimascientist.com/2013/08/08/why-vinyl-is-not-going-to-save-the-music-industry/
>
> -- Tom Fine
>