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Michael Fremer Posted: Mar 03, 2015 Published: Mar 02, 2015 29 comments
Quality Record Pressing (QRP) announced today that thirteen additional presses will soon go online at its Salina, Kansas facility after discovering them recently lying dormant in a Chicago warehouse.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Feb 20, 2015 34 comments
A reader forwarded a new video showing Mark Knopfler, who had recorded his share of albums digitally, back in the studio recording to analog tape using tube compressors to achieve the desired sound based on sound not necessarily the latest technology.
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Michael Fremer Posted: Feb 12, 2015 48 comments
Roxy Music, the art-rock band that spawned the music careers of lead singer Bryan Ferry and producer, music experimenter (and who knows how to adequately describe him) Brian Eno will get the full and well deserved box set treatment from UMe.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Feb 04, 2015 Published: Feb 03, 2015 41 comments
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Michael Fremer Posted: Feb 04, 2015 Published: Feb 03, 2015 17 comments
When we announced last year that Czech Republic based GZ Media was pu
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Michael Fremer Posted: Feb 03, 2015 119 comments
According to U.K. music paper NME, Neil Young claimed during a recent interview on Frame, a California radio show, that vinyl is "nothing but a fashion statement."

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Michael Fremer Posted: Feb 03, 2015 Published: Feb 02, 2015 28 comments
I got into it in the discussion section of a ridiculous Rolling Stone story. Why did I waste my time doing so? Because this is hand-to-hand combat folks! Get your hands dirty!

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jan 24, 2015 Published: Jan 23, 2015 18 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 82 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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