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Can the warm sound of vinyl be recorded onto CD?

I've read a lot about vinyl sounding "warmer" than CD. What happens if you use (high quality) equipment to record the output of a record player onto a CD? Does the warmth get lost, because the CD ...
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What digital medium should I choose when buying music to maximize artists' profits?

Although I find Spotify immensely convenient, I occasionally read that music streaming services like Spotify has small payouts to artists. With new solutions like Cloud Player, where one can stream ...
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How should I efficiently discover, collect, store and access new music in 2015?

Always been a huge music fan (of the stored terabytes variety). But I suspect my methods went out of date around 2008 (rip my CDs, rip friends' CDs, otherwise get hands on mp3s, rename everything ...
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Splitting a single FLAC file into songs with a Cue sheet?

I've got a complete CD which is one large FLAC file. I also have a Cue sheet, which could be used with certain CD burning software (such as ImgBurn) to allow the CD to be split into tracks. What I ...
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Improving Sound Quality for Music - Headphone Amp? [closed]

Does anybody know if a headphone audio amplifier actually helps improve the quality of the music? Not interested in volume, just quality. Thanks.
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Is the Beatles catalog available as DRM-free downloads?

I know you can purchase the original studio records on vinyl or cd, however, I'm looking for something this as a DRM-free download, ideally in a lossless format like flac. Does this exist, or has the ...
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Is there a tag for referencing in which movies/games a track was featured?

I want to tag in which works (like movies and games) my collected tracks were featured. For example, Ben Howard’s Oats in the Water was featured in an episode of The Walking Dead. So I want to tag it ...