"Life can sometimes come full circle. But for a moment, let's forget trying to define how many sides a circle contains because this has exhausted the human race to the point where we give answers like, "one", "zero", "infinite", "undefined", etc. You can think of something more tangible like a triangle if you want.. Because, we can all pretty much agree, understand it, and define it. There are 3 things that are important and easy to understand in a studio environment.
2. Room Acoustics
I believe these 3 "sides" are as equally important and supportive of the other in order to capture a sound. However in order to capture a song, I believe one would need to think beyond a triangle. It doesn't really matter where you record your music or does it?
The audio example above was 1/2 recorded here and 1/2 recorded somewhere else.