Why Vinyl Sounds Better Than CD, Or Not

According to Rolling Stone magazine, sales of vinyl albums continue to grow, setting a new record in 2010. Does vinyl reproduce sound better, or is it just a trend? Two audio scientists join guest host John Dankosky to talk about the science of audio, and how perceptions can shape the sound experience.

Segment Guests

Sean Olive

Sean Olive is the Director of Acoustic Research at Harman International. He’s based in Valley Village, California.

Scott Metcalfe

Scott Metcalfe is the Director of Recording Arts and Science at the Peabody Institute. He’s based in Baltimore, Maryland.

Meet the Producer

About Annette Heist

Annette Heist is a former senior producer for Science Friday.