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Michael Fremer Posted: Jun 30, 2016 3 comments
—Sardinia, Italy, July 28th: Plymouth, Minnesota-based Audio Research introduced to its dealers and distributors at WOM (World of McIntosh) Convention its new lower priced Foundation line of tube electronics. The three pieces were on static display at the Munich High End Show, but here they played in a system with a pair of Sonus Faber Il Cremonese speakers.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jun 29, 2016 8 comments
—Sardinia, Italy, June 29th: At this week's first ever WOM (World of McIntosh) convention, Sonus Faber introduced an ambitious new "lifestyle" type self-contained audio product that produced near chaos when it was uncovered on stage.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jun 26, 2016 9 comments
With permission, here's a transcription of Frank Kimbrough gh and group covering Andrew Hill's "Laverne" from Newvelle Records' first vinyl release, part of its subscription series of original jazz recordings available only on vinyl.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jun 21, 2016 Published: Jun 20, 2016 20 comments
This started out as an all-vinyl show about the late ‘70’s “angry young man” phenomenon epitomized by Graham Parker, Elvis Costello and Joe Jackson.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jun 19, 2016 Published: Jun 18, 2016 34 comments
To prepare for a review in Stereophile of two pieces of the company's vacuum tube-based electronics, Analogplanet editor Michael Fremer visits Audio Research Corporation, in North Plymouth, Minnesota, just outside of Minneapolis.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jun 14, 2016 Published: Jun 13, 2016 4 comments
This is Analogplanet Radio's second WFDU HD2 Warner Brothers Records Tribute Show available for streaming here and on the WFDU.fm website. I think this is another great show! And if I don't say it, who will?

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jun 11, 2016 Published: Jun 10, 2016 34 comments
Instead of the usual "song and dance", the email refreshingly got directly to the point: "Will you review my record?". I replied, "Send it and if I like it I will."

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jun 08, 2016 9 comments
Here's a press release from URP announcing the company's acquisition of Bill Smith Custom Records.

Analogplanet did not receive it directly from URP because we probably remain on the company's "do not contact" list.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jun 03, 2016 Published: Jun 02, 2016 33 comments
HOLLYWOOD (June 1st)— At a Hi-Res Symposium presented by DEG® (“The digital Entertainment Group”), in Capitol’s legendary Studio “A”, representatives from record labels, Sony electronics, Capitol Studios and The Recording Academy’s Producers and Engineers wing, discussed the future of high resolution digital audio.

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Michael Fremer Posted: May 27, 2016 39 comments
If you liked Shadows In the Night, musically and sonically, you will like the music here too since these songs were recorded during those sessions.

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Michael Fremer Posted: May 26, 2016 Published: May 25, 2016 30 comments
The new subscription-based vinyl-only label Newvelle Records has given analogplanet.com permission to post this video with audio sourced from "Return" Jack DeJohnette's first solo piano record and the label's latest release.

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Michael Fremer Posted: May 24, 2016 Published: May 23, 2016 8 comments
Today’s Analogplanet WFDU HD/FDU.fm Radio Show is an Eric Clapton tribute. Of course all from vinyl, mostly original pressings. It starts with a track from his latest album and then goes back to the beginning with a track from Five Live Yardbirds.

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Michael Fremer Posted: May 17, 2016 Published: May 16, 2016 7 comments
Analogplanet Radio's show today pays tribute to Warner Brothers/Reprise Records. The "golden age" of the merged labels was in the late '60s/early 1970s when it had the hippest lineup, hippest promotions and advertising and everything was "golden", though the WB label had gone green!

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Michael Fremer Posted: May 12, 2016 Published: May 11, 2016 37 comments

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