Vinyl Revival

Nickel plays an essential role on both sides of the ongoing analogue-digital debate

B.A. McKean - November 30, 2010

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For some, anything new, shiny and digital spells quality”. In the field of audio recording it can spell “compromise”. There is, however, one thing that is a crucial part of every process that puts music into the hands and ears of listeners which is not a compromise: electroformed nickel. You may be surprised to learn that electroforming is used not only to produce CDs and DVDs but to make vinyl records as well.

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