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Magnetic tape and vinyl grooves almost died with the digital era. But in a world where, iPods and MP3s rule, some audio aficionados never gave up LPs, record needles, and cassettes. Did digital sound destroy the warmth and simplicity of analog? Host Ziya Tong, with the help of some golden-ear experts, sets out to settle the debate over the digital/analog divide. To see the full segment, visit after original broadcast. Tune in to WIRED SCIENCE on your local PBS station (check local listings). For more information, visit
Length: 03:06


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