I’ve been thinking about this for a while; it seems to me most people use PCs, tablets, phones, or some kind of computing device (which is digital by nature) to record their music. Yet there are many, many albums from new artists coming out on vinyl, an analog medium. I’ve heard people try to say that vinyl sounds better than digital and PC because it is an analog format. However It seems implausible to me that most of these new artists started and finished making their records with tape or some kind of analog method of recording. Assuming I’m right, the process of recording would theoretically be digital and the distribution medium would be vinyl, which defeats the purpose if one expects the fidelity of vinyl records to be superior because the creation process “is fully analog” when it is not. My question is this: why bother getting a new album on an analog medium like vinyl for the sound when in reality the signal path is shorter and therefore less lossy than a high quality .wav file playing directly through PC speakers? Just curious. Thoughts?