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Michael Fremer Posted: Sep 23, 2016 Published: Sep 22, 2016 44 comments
The new ABKCO "The Rolling Stones in Mono" box set arrived today!
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Michael Fremer Posted: Sep 13, 2016 Published: Sep 12, 2016 11 comments
ABKCO announced today a limited edition version of The Rolling Stones In Mono box set (15 CDs or 16 vinyl LPs) bundled with a set of nine extremely limited Rolling Stones 7” vinyl singles.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Sep 08, 2016 20 comments
Ortofon recently announced a switch from Boron to Sapphire cantilevers on all but its more expensive "Exclusive Series" (photo is of original Boron cantilevered Quintet).

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Michael Fremer Posted: Sep 01, 2016 17 comments
"Why would you fly to San Francisco for one day?" friends asked when I told them recently that I was visiting Elite Audio Systems for a one day in-store appearance and flying home the next day.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Aug 26, 2016 Published: Aug 25, 2016 15 comments
Legendary recording engineer Rudy Van Gelder passed away today at age 91. The great jazz engineer and friend to many musical greats began his recording career as an amateur enthusiast in 1952, using the living room of his parents' Hackensack home at 25 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, New Jersey.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Aug 23, 2016 3 comments
Legendary veteran record producer Joe Boyd (The Incredible String Band, Richard Thompson, John Martyn, R.E.M. Fairport Convention, Nick Drake, etc.) recently announced a new Kickstarter Project you should be aware of.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Aug 17, 2016 23 comments
Saturday August 13th was "Vinyl Day". Barnes & Noble celebrated with events and guest speakers at many of their stores nationwide. Analogplanet editor Michael Fremer was invited to speak at the Paramus, New Jersey store and a looped segment of his DVD "It's a Vinyl World After All" played in all of the stores along with other video material.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Aug 13, 2016 Published: Aug 12, 2016 41 comments
The Electric Recording Company (ERC) just announced a Prestige monophonic jazz reissue series sourced from the original master tapes licensed from label owner Concord Music Group.
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Michael Fremer Posted: Aug 12, 2016 Published: Aug 11, 2016 3 comments
Jack White Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016 will be released September 9th on double vinyl and double CD.

The 26 track album features alternative versions, mixes and previously unreleased recordings from The White Stripes, The Raconteurs and solo material, all remastered for this compilation, which Third Man calls "the essential Jack White songwriting collection.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Aug 12, 2016 Published: Aug 11, 2016 8 comments
This Saturday is "Vinyl Day" at Barnes & Noble stores throughout America. I will be appearing at the Barnes & Noble store on Route 17 in Paramus, New Jersey, at 2PM.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Aug 11, 2016 7 comments
Sound&Vision writer Bob Ankosko just filed this story about a record store in Milltown, NJ that I'm sure analogPlanet readers will enjoy reading.
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Michael Fremer Posted: Aug 11, 2016 4 comments
The German MPS label has just released five excellent jazz albums originally released in the early 1970s under the supervision of noted German audio journalist and record producer Dirk Sommer. All have been mastered AAA from the original master tapes by mastering engineer Christoph Stickel, who was responsible for the Oscar Peterson box set Exclusively For My Friends.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Aug 11, 2016 Published: Aug 10, 2016 20 comments
ABKCO today announced the long expected Rolling Stones16 LP MONO box set, due September 30th.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Aug 09, 2016 30 comments
The Electric Recording Company announced today a third Leonid Kogan reissue.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Aug 04, 2016 Published: Aug 03, 2016 10 comments
Analogplanet Radio was introduced here a year ago today. Now on the first anniversary of that announcement all of the WFMU HD Radio shows can be accessed in one place on the Analogplanet website.

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