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Michael Fremer Posted: Jul 12, 2016 Published: Jul 11, 2016 5 comments
An IKEA IVAR shelf full of records came tumbling down a few weeks ago. Fortunately no records or people were injured. The shelving was old, the records heavy, and the glue failed that had held together the upright’s cross members. (Photo show a pair of Pryma headphones from Sonus Faber. Beyonce worse a pair in the "Lemonade" video.) I thought I'd monitor the show in style.
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Michael Fremer Posted: Jul 11, 2016 7 comments
The response to the Sophia Pfister story and YouTube video has been incredible.

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Jon Iverson Posted: Jul 06, 2016 Published: Jul 05, 2016 458 comments
Register to win the Intervention Records catalog (seven LPs with a retail value of $248) we are giving away.

According to the company:

"Intervention Records is the NEW antidote for the same old reissues of the same old albums! IR exists for one simple reason, to produce archive-quality LPs of music we love! Intervention's sonic goal is that each record we do must be the definitive, go-to version of that album, the must-have edition that real music lovers will seek out. "

[This Sweepstakes is now closed.]

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jul 06, 2016 Published: Jul 05, 2016 20 comments
Last week, McIntosh Group Inc. CEO and chief visionary Mauro Grange invited a few hundred guests to Forte Village a luxury resort on the Italian Island of Sardinia for five days of work and fun.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jul 02, 2016 Published: Jul 01, 2016 4 comments
Classic Records founder and current owner of Elite Distribution as well as the record store High Fidelity in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles is looking to sell the store.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jun 30, 2016 24 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 14 comments
-- Sardinia, Italy July 29th, 2016: At the WOM (World of McIntosh) Convention, McIntosh introduced a new moderately priced $2000 remote controlled MM/MC Phono Preamplifier with built-in A/D converter.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jun 29, 2016 14 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.

Michael Fremer Posted: Jun 27, 2016 Published: Jun 26, 2016 4 comments
Yes, there’s still more T.H.E. Show Newport coverage to go.

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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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