Talk:Jars of Clay discography

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Digital studio albums[edit]

Hi there,

You seemed to be unaware of the existence of digital studio albums, so here are some basics:

At the studio, equipment such as a digital audio workstation is used to record live sound, and the end result is a DDD album.

I've been doing work with the local audio production industry for a few years now, so I'm happy to help you find out any information you might need : )

InternetMeme (talk) 08:52, 11 May 2013 (UTC)

That's grasping at straws. No one differentiates between an album recorded digitally from those that use analogue technology at some stage. Most importantly, there is no proof that Jars of Clay recorded their earlier albums that way. The use of "digital studio album]] in this sense is purely WP:OR, and that's WP:AGF. Walter Görlitz (talk) 14:16, 11 May 2013 (UTC)
For a start, it's not at all grasping at straws. Secondly, a huge number of people differentiate between an album recorded digitally from those that use analogue technology at some stagem as clearly evidenced by the content of the articles that you presumably failed to read. And I'm not trying to say whether or not they recorded the album digitally, I'm saying that they released it digitally. InternetMeme (talk) 14:58, 11 May 2013 (UTC)
Show the term in common use. Until then, it is grasping at straws. It is used of digital photo albums, but not recorded music. It's also the name of someone's album, but Billboard, Spin and other music publications do not use the term.
To use the term without a reference is just wrong regardless of how you think it's used. It was not released digitally. Many of their early releases were released on vinyl, cassette and CD. The two former categories would preclude the use of the term. And not knowing how it was recorded would mean it fails your DDD category. Walter Görlitz (talk) 15:11, 11 May 2013 (UTC)
And this is specifically related to the complete term "digital studio album" not "digital album" or "digital-only release". Walter Görlitz (talk) 15:53, 11 May 2013 (UTC)