Everyone will tell you they’re ‘into’ music. And I’m not judging (God knows I have my shortcomings) but not everyone means it. Not all the time, anyway. There’s a big difference between ‘sticking some music on’ for a nice bit of ambience and devoting time to listening to music.
I like to do both. When I’m after some background music, or when I’m in company, I like to chuck on some internet radio or have a trawl through a generic online music streaming service. All right, Spotify. But when the opportunity presents itself, I like to get comfy and have a really single-minded listen. And that’s when I listen to LPs or CDs. Because while LPs and CDs have quite distinct sonic characteristics, they have one thing in common: they sound miles better than online radio or streaming services. Miles better.
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