Michael Fremer Posted: Mar 21, 2017 40 comments
You can find a great deal of information online about matrix codes and their meaning. Unfortunately some of it is incorrect.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Mar 21, 2017 Published: Mar 20, 2017 5 comments
Today's playlist is all about spring, with a short detour to celebrate Chuck Berry and Larry Coryell.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Mar 17, 2017 14 comments
When The Crickets' "That'll Be the Day" exploded on the radio in 1957 and the absolutely geeky looking 21 year old Buddy Holly and group appeared December 1st on The Ed Sullivan Show, a generation of kids were moved the way the next one was by The Beatles. You didn't have to look like Elvis. Anyone could be a rock'n'roll star. In fact, "That'll Be the Day" was the first demo cut by The Quarrymen, the skiffle group that eventually morphed into The Beatles.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Mar 15, 2017 3 comments
You’ve probably seen or at least heard about Damien Chazelle’s musical “La La Land”, about a musician (Ryan Gosling) whose less than fully expressed mission was to “save jazz”. He brings his turntable and retro-record collection to Los Angeles where he lives in a crummy apartment and makes ends meet by playing in a piano bar.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Mar 14, 2017 Published: Mar 13, 2017 6 comments
Today's AnalogPlanet Radio show celebrates Saint Patrick's Day with an eclectic assortment of tunes and artists designed to demonstrate the strong connection between Irish and American music. Van Morrison once famously quipped that American soul music derives from Irish music.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Mar 13, 2017 Published: Mar 12, 2017 11 comments
Thirty years after the stars came out in an unprecedented outpouring of love and respect to back Roy Orbison at L.A.'s Cocoanut Grove Ballroom, fans can finally see it all and hear it as never before in the original running order in which it was performed.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Mar 12, 2017 Published: Mar 11, 2017 6 comments
A group of determined fans of both the Blue Note jazz catalog and the Music Matters reissues, which are always done from tape and done correctly recently started a drive to convince the label to issue more of Blue Notes after the label apparently decided it had released a sufficient number.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Mar 09, 2017 4 comments
It doesn't slight to this well-produced, thoroughly engaging record to write that singer/songwriter/pianist/raconteur Judith Owen is best experienced live in concert.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Mar 07, 2017 3 comments
If you live in the Seattle-Tacoma area, why not spend an evening at Definitive Audio listening to good music on great audio gear hosted by representatives from many of the industry's top manufacturers? I'll be there too.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Mar 07, 2017 Published: Mar 06, 2017 4 comments
The Costello album cover is misleading. Today's show is mostly a collection of happy songs, not a spotlight on Elvis Costello's great R&B tribute album.