So You Want to Release a Vinyl Record:

Keep in mind that vinyl requires a separate mastering process.  A mastering engineer should provide you with a separate production master for CDs, digital formats, and vinyl.  The vinyl-specific mastering process accommodates for different sonic qualities and various limitations of the format.

“You don’t want to skimp on that ,” Brassel urged, while pointing to potential “volume issues, distortion,” and other unforeseen issues endemic to vinyl.

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