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Michael Fremer Posted: Jan 24, 2015 Published: Jan 23, 2015 15 comments

The record collection documented in the story "Deconstructing a Record Collection" can now be viewed online in its entirety in catalog form.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jan 22, 2015 2 comments
Analogue Productions has released its first wave of mono and stereo Beach Boys albums.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jan 02, 2015 Published: Jan 01, 2015 81 comments
2014 was a fantastic year for vinyl. 2015 looks to be an even better one. Analogplanet.com's editor Michael Fremer looks back on the year past and forward to next year on this "one take" video self-shot after a four day room-cleaning binge during which he discovered vinyl treasures hidden in plain sight.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Dec 27, 2014 Published: Dec 26, 2014 8 comments
Phoenix Engineering, manufacturer of the Falcon Digital Turntable PSU and Roadrunner Tachometer today announced the new High Power Eagle PSU designed to work with both VPI's higher powered motor equipped 'tables and those with dual motor/flywheels—as well as with any A.C. synchronous motor of 15 or fewer watts.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Dec 21, 2014 Published: Dec 20, 2014 27 comments
New record presses are the big news today!
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Michael Fremer Posted: Dec 17, 2014 Published: Dec 16, 2014 60 comments
The Beach Boys reissue project from Analogue Productions has been years in the making. Some of the mono records go on sale this Friday, December 16th. The process from master tape to finished record, packaged, boxed and ready for shipping is shown in a series of videos that make their world debut here on analog planet.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Dec 05, 2014 Published: Dec 04, 2014 12 comments
That's a photo of Chad Kassem and me from 1997. We go back a long way—to the 1980's actually. He's getting a "lifetime achievement" award on Sunday December 7th from the Los Angeles and Orange County Audiophile Society.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Nov 27, 2014 Published: Nov 26, 2014 16 comments
From Mixmag.net: someone in Korea has built a working LEGO turntable and tone arm. Amazing.
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Michael Fremer Posted: Nov 27, 2014 Published: Nov 26, 2014 25 comments
The Neil Young master tapes for this second box set were sitting in Chris Bellman's mastering suite last winter when I visited and interviewed Bernie Grundman about the Blue Note reissues, some of which were originally digitized at BGM Mastering and some of which were cut to lacquer by Chris.
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Michael Fremer Posted: Nov 25, 2014 Published: Nov 24, 2014 10 comments
For those taking the time to listen to the two posted files in the Led Zeppelin III review....
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Michael Fremer Posted: Nov 21, 2014 Published: Nov 20, 2014 30 comments
A reader forwarded a link to a story by Colette LaBouff published in The Morning News, "a magazine of essays, art, humor and culture" that I'm 100% certain you will enjoy reading. The publisher has generously granted us permission to provide the link.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Nov 19, 2014 Published: Nov 18, 2014 86 comments
Legacy's long awaiting Bruce Springsteen vinyl box set arrived so analogplanet.com editor Michael Fremer unboxed it with the camera rolling. Have a look:

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Michael Fremer Posted: Nov 18, 2014 Published: Nov 17, 2014 22 comments
Here's a link to a story you probably will enjoy. Note the angry, bitter and occasionally ignorant comments from "those people".
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Michael Fremer Posted: Nov 18, 2014 Published: Nov 17, 2014 11 comments
Jimmy Durante (some younger readers may need to look him up) used to say "Everybody's gotta get into the act!" and when it comes to vinyl, he was correct! It's sold at Whole Foods (which because of some of the customers I encounter there I like to call "A-Whole Foods") at Urban Outfitters (along with Crosley "groove chewers"), Target and other unlikely vinyl venues.

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