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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 30, 2014 Published: Oct 29, 2014 3 comments
Classic Album Sundays, the spectacularly popular and successful world-wide vinyl album playback event phenomenon conceived of and produced by Colleen Murphy presents Pink Floyd's The Wall in its entirety at events in London, Oslo, Portland, Maine and Brooklyn, NY.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 26, 2014 Published: Oct 25, 2014 21 comments
Rhino announced on October 24th an impressive lineup of RSD "Black Friday" 2014 vinyl releases including the MONO version of Iron Butterfly's classic Heavy album cut from analog tape on "heavy" 180g vinyl for $24.98.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 22, 2014 46 comments
This November 11th Concord Music Group will release a four 180g LP box set The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings 1961”. As all fans of Waltz For Debby and Sunday at The Village Vanguard well know, the two LP’s worth of material were culled from afternoon and evening performances on Sunday June 25th 1961 and represented a heavily edited version of what transpired that eventful day—days before 25 year old bassist Scott LaFaro died in a car accident.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 07, 2014 2 comments
Every Blue Note fan is familiar with Blue Note co-founder Francis Wolff's spectacular black and white photography.
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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 07, 2014 Published: Oct 06, 2014 33 comments
Here's producer/saxophonist Jerome Sabbagh's Kickstarter campaign message:
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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 05, 2014 Published: Oct 04, 2014 2 comments
At next week's Rocky Mountain Audio Festival VPI will announce a $500 price decrease for its 10 inch "3D Printed" tone arm tube from $2500 to $2000.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Sep 25, 2014 Published: Sep 24, 2014 4 comments
This is a sneak peak at the brand new TW Acustic Raven phono preamplifier designed and built by TW Acustic owner Thomas Woschnick.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Sep 11, 2014 Published: Sep 10, 2014 1 comments
A YouTube promotional video for a George Harrison box set shows Living in the Material World being pressed at EMI's Hayes-Middlesex factory and at Capitol Records in 1973.
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Michael Fremer Posted: Sep 04, 2014 25 comments
The Beatles in Mono box launches Tuesday, September 9th. UMe is sponsoring events on both coasts and you cannot sign up to possibly attend because it has already SOLD OUT.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Sep 04, 2014 3 comments
A Massachussetts-based reader was alarmed by a sign in the window of Tune Street his local audio store:

"All CDs & DVDs MUST GO 50% OFF BLOWOUT SALE".

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Michael Fremer Posted: Sep 02, 2014 Published: Sep 01, 2014 17 comments
Eric Leefe got his new stereo installed last weekend. He wanted to thank readers and acknowledge the outpouring of generosity from analogplanet.com readers so with his permission I pointed the iPhone camera at him.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Aug 27, 2014 Published: Aug 26, 2014 9 comments
Original tape sources, including "many found only recently" of Bob Dylan's legendary "Basement Tape" sessions have been meticulously restored and will be released on November 4th by Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings in a complete 6 disc CD set (The Basement Tapes Complete:The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 and in a 2 CD/3 LP 180g highlights edition (The Basement Tapes Raw: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Aug 26, 2014 Published: Aug 25, 2014 8 comments
Last winter analogplanet.com editor Michael Fremer attended a Music Matters event at Denver's Listen Up! retailer. Retailers throughout the country hold these "meet and greet" events for their regular customers and to attract new ones to the store.

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