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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 12, 2012 2 comments
Legacy loudspeakers have long had a "70s dorm room" look but no more
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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 12, 2012 9 comments
VPI introduced a new, larger version of its Classic series of turntables.
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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 11, 2012 17 comments
Upon publication of the Legrand jazz I emailed Speakers Corner president Kai Seemann to let him know about it. He responded.
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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 10, 2012 14 comments
What happens when you gather thirty one jazz musicians including MIles Davis, John Coltrane, Herbie Mann, Phil Woods, Bill Evans, Paul Chambers, Ben Webster, Hank Jones, Art Farmer, Donald Byrd, Milt Hinton and many other jazz greats (including a baritone sax role for Teo Macero) in Columbia's iconic 30th Street Studio?
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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 06, 2012 22 comments
Arlo Guthrie is a registered Republican (though of the ultra-rare libertarian/progressive strain). That leaves Ry Cooder to carry on his dad's uncompromising protest song tradition and he does so with musical and lyrical conviction on this album aimed at the upcoming election that's no more likely to date than has "This Land is Your Land."
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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 04, 2012 7 comments
This is crazy! Why did it take so long for this to be officially issued? Whatever. It's Muddy Waters and his band live in Chicago, 1981 at the tiny Checkerboard Lounge, with Mick, Keith, Ronnie and Stones pianist Ian Stewart in the audience. Oh, and Buddy Guy, Junior Wells and Lefty Dizz.
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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 04, 2012 4 comments
And the winner of the Lyra Delos cartridge sweepstakes is:
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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 04, 2012 32 comments
Last week Howard Stern producer and proud tech geek Gary Dell'Abate interviewed me about vinyl via SKYPE.
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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 03, 2012 7 comments
This is what a bearing ends up looking like if it's run without oil (assuming it requires oil—not all bearings do).
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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 02, 2012 30 comments
Last night I spoke with an EMI executive about the upcoming Beatles Box Set. While he is setting up an interview with Abbey Road mastering engineer Sean Magee that will have to wait until Magee is "off shift," he did provide some useful information.

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