Originally Posted by AThingForCashmere
Of course this assumes studios are using original analog master tapes to master this new vinyl, at least for classic era material. It would be a real shame, not to mention a huge ripoff if they were simply taking analog output from a digital source and using that to master this vinyl.
I have a rather large LP collection dating back to the 1970s when I started buying albums as a teenager.
Among my LPs is this gem:
This was the first pop album recorded entirely digitally, and of course, there was no digital playback media then except for PCM. It's the epitome of bad music and horrible sound, a winning combination.