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Michael Fremer Posted: Jan 30, 2017 Published: Jan 29, 2017 39 comments
After posting the story "Three Percussion Records You Should Own Bob Ludwig emailed that I should get Percussion Music (Nonesuch H-71291). I emailed back that I had it and that prompted the decision to produce an all-percussion show for tomorrow’s WFDU HD2 AnalogPlanet radio show.

Michael Fremer Posted: Dec 19, 2016 Published: Dec 18, 2016 17 comments
True that Bluetooth speakers are not AnalogPlanet's beat, but over the past few years I've found these devices super-useful for when I jog, or when traveling or just sitting outside during the summer. Longtime AnalogPlanet readers know that for large box Bluetooth speakers I like the ones from Riva Audio, but even the smaller of the two is too large for taking on a jog or a hike. For that I've used the Soundmatters FoxL , which is a flat-out amazing sounding tiny stereo speaker that uses as a "passive radiator" its flat battery encased in a rubber surround.

Michael Fremer Posted: Dec 12, 2016 44 comments
ELAC's Debut speaker line designed by Andrew Jones includes the B5, a diminutive 2 way loudspeaker that sells for $229.99/pr. It is not good for the money.

Michael Fremer Posted: Nov 11, 2016 Published: Nov 10, 2016 21 comments
Way back in 1994 (that's 22 years ago for those of you who forget how quickly time flies by) I was a guest on Gil Gross's radio talk show on the now defunct CBS Radio Network. Gil's show was mostly about politics but he made some room for other topics and on July, 29th, 1994 he had me in the studio for an hour-long show called "CDs vs. LPs: which is better?" Can you guess where I came down here?.

Michael Fremer Posted: Feb 10, 2016 Published: Feb 09, 2016 20 comments
We strive to be factually correct but occasionally make a mistake. A Sundazed representative called to correct a major error and rather than correct it in a tiny box placed inconspicuously on this website, we're putting it here.

Michael Fremer Posted: Jan 20, 2016 24 comments
My understanding, perhaps incorrect, is that because the radio show aired and is archived for streaming on a radio station that is a signatory to the licensing agreement that allows music to be played on the radio and streamed on the Internet in the first place, that it would be legal for me to put the show on Soundcloud and allow you to hear it.

Michael Fremer Posted: Jan 13, 2016 Published: Jan 12, 2016 5 comments
That Curly Howard quote that got me thinking.
Michael Fremer Posted: Sep 25, 2015 Published: Sep 24, 2015 23 comments
Kevin Spacey stars in an E-Trade TV commercial, the theme of which is spotting trends early. It focuses mostly on "hipster" guys with beards. They are all over the spot until one comes cleanly shaved out of barber shop.
Michael Fremer Posted: Aug 28, 2015 15 comments
Let's not drag this out. Here are the file identities:

Michael Fremer Posted: Aug 13, 2015 Published: Aug 12, 2015 54 comments
I just received this email that I thought I'd share with you:

Michael Fremer Posted: Jul 28, 2015 Published: Jul 27, 2015 89 comments
A reader lamented hearing that the new Queen box set will be mastered from 96/24 files instead of from the original analog tapes because of deterioration.

Michael Fremer Posted: Jun 16, 2015 45 comments
T.H.E. Show Newport kindly sent me the “Meet The Editors” “tape” that was the subject of some contention a few weeks ago.

Michael Fremer Posted: Jun 11, 2015 Published: Jun 10, 2015 7 comments
Back in 2008 I was invited to appear on an now-defunct "tech" cable TV show.

Michael Fremer Posted: Jun 02, 2015 Published: Jun 01, 2015 32 comments
Sanctuary Records has just issued four Kinks albums on 180 gram vinyl.

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