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Do CDs sound better than LPs?

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  • Do CDs sound better than LPs?

    A topic certain to cause controversy.

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      That article is over 2 years old, and was extensively discussed at the usual forums when it originally appeared (with the usual suspects here at Audionirvana contributing at those other forums )
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          When you're using a whacked analog rig to play your otherwise fine LPs, Yes. You don't need anywhere near SOTA digital either! LOL