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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 16, 2013 0 comments
The SMARTractor appears to be among the most precise devices available to set overhang and zenith angle. The designer even provides a variety of spindle insert to insure a snug fit.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 16, 2013 2 comments
Spotted in the Wes Bender Audio room the new (Jim) Hagerman Trumpet Reference MC/MM phono preamplifier. Uses 12AX7 and 12AU7 tubes. Features both MC and MM inputs with a wired remote control for all adjustment functions also available on front panel.
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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 16, 2013 1 comments
Transfiguration's new Proteus MC cartridge replaces the highly regarded and well-reviewed Orpheus L that went out of production last year.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 16, 2013 5 comments
Symbol Audio displayed and demoed at the New York Audio Show it's ultra- cool '50s retro all-in-one Modern Record Console—an homage to the '50s era consoles manufactured by companies like Churchill that incorporated high quality components from companies like Fisher, Scott, Harman Kardon into stylish wood cabinets.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 14, 2013 10 comments
"Classic Album Sundays", the vinyl-oriented listening event founded by Colleen "Cosmo" Murphy is part of the New York Audio Show. Murphy's events, which started in the UK and are now occurring around the world, attract music fans to a venue where they hear a full album on vinyl through a good audio system. During the event, cell-phones must be turned off and talking is discouraged. Since most of the attendees have never heard a good audio rig, most sit, mouth agape, unable to talk anyway!

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 13, 2013 6 comments
The New York Audio Show opened yesterday with modest press attendance in the morning but good consumer crowds later in the afternoon.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 11, 2013 7 comments
Just received this email from Bryan Ferry's organization:

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 07, 2013 8 comments
"WBGO Journal" host Doug Doyle (shown in the photo trying to grab a Mosaic box from my warm sweaty hands) interviewed me recently for his radio show on the great jazz, Newark, NJ radio station.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 06, 2013 6 comments
Note: This review appeared on the musicangle.com website in April of 2011. An analogplanet.com reader looked for it here and couldn't find it. Neither could I. I am having the webmaster look into this because I worry that other reviews got lost in the move. In the meantime, I'm re-posting the review now. There may still be copies available at your favorite online LP seller. It's also available in high resolution on HDTracks—ed..

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 06, 2013 7 comments
Mosaic Records will issue on May 21st a 3 LP set of The Complete Sun Ship Sessions including newly discovered and previously unissued alternative takes from one of the John Coltrane Quartet's final studio sessions.

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