Can you imagine Rascal Flatts' Jay DeMarcus in the role of Deacon Claybourne on the TV series Nashville? The part is played by Charles Esten, of course, but that wasn't guaranteed when the show was in development.
There are a lot of benefits to modern-day technology, and that's as true in the music world as it is anywhere. But according to Rascal Flatts' Joe Don Rooney, there are also drawbacks. There's still something special about doing things old school.