Are you hi-tech enough to be lo-fi?

Taking the shine off perfection Before the rise of the mighty DAW, studios relied on the medium of perishable tape alongside various boxes filled with valves and transformers. All of which essentially coloured the sound being recorded by adding harmonic distortion (and non-harmonic distortion), tape machine wow and flutter and tape saturation, however marginally it might have been. Tape, valves, transformers, they all had a sound, a subtle...

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