Vinyl is the only music format that has outlasted decades of digital innovation. Originating in the 1880s, it's as vintage as music media comes, but it's also a fairly mysterious and downright magical thing. How is beautiful sound generated via a needle traveling along a groove on what is essentially melted plastic?
iam8bit is peering behind the curtain of vinyl production, exploring everything from mastering to manufacturing to a completed album arriving in your hands. We're following the entire process, distilled thru through the lens of the seminal "Persona 5" soundtrack.
In our first episode, we explore "The Art of Mastering" and why mixing a soundtrack for vinyl is a highly specialized procedure, exercised by a handful of engineers around the world.
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