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Michael Fremer Posted: Feb 05, 2017 Published: Feb 04, 2017 4 comments
Sonus faber launched updated versions of the Homage Tradition line’s Amati and Guarneri loudspeakers and added the new Serafino, at an all-day event at the six-story World of McIntosh townhouse in lower Manhattan. Another updated speaker, the center channel Vox was listed in the brochure but not shown during the day-long roll out.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Feb 02, 2017 Published: Feb 01, 2017 62 comments
The outstanding and thoughtful responses to the SL-1200G/Continuum Caliburn comparison both here and on the YouTube channel prompted a second one using, as requested, a female vocal track. Unidentified 96/24 links now provided below YouTube widget.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Feb 01, 2017 Published: Jan 31, 2017 75 comments
The Sl-1200G review will post shortly. Meantime, here's a comparison between it and the Continuum Caliburn fitted with the SAT arm, both fitted with a Lyra Etna cartridge.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jan 31, 2017 Published: Jan 30, 2017 9 comments
AnalogPlanet Radio's "Bang Your Head Against a Wall" All-Percussion Radio Show can now be streamed here via the Soundcloud widget embedded at the bottom of this page.

Michael Fremer Posted: Jan 30, 2017 Published: Jan 29, 2017 40 comments
After posting the story "Three Percussion Records You Should Own Bob Ludwig emailed that I should get Percussion Music (Nonesuch H-71291). I emailed back that I had it and that prompted the decision to produce an all-percussion show for tomorrow’s WFDU HD2 AnalogPlanet radio show.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jan 27, 2017 Published: Jan 26, 2017 40 comments
Pictured are three percussion records you should own—especially if you feel like banging your head against the wall. One is an "oldie" Living Stereo novelty that's back in print, one was originally released in 1984 thanks to a grant from The National Endowment For the Arts (today an endangered species) reissued in the 1990s and one is a current release.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jan 25, 2017 4 comments
We think of "field recordings" as vital ancient musical history, primitively captured. These "field recordings" dating from the 1990s were recorded using a pair of Bruel & Kjaer 4165 microphones and B&K power supply, Cello preamp, Apogee 1000 ADC and a Nagra D digital recorder given by Mark Levinson (the man) to producer Timothy Duffy .

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jan 25, 2017 Published: Jan 24, 2017 10 comments
Pro-Ject recently announced the availability of the George Harrison turntable shown at the recent C.E.S..

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jan 24, 2017 19 comments
The upcoming (available February, 24th 2017) George Harrison sixteen 180 LP box set includes every solo release by "the quiet Beatle" from 1968 to 2002.

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