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Michael Fremer Posted: May 02, 2016 Published: May 01, 2016 15 comments
While visiting Audio Research in Minneapolis prepping for an upcoming Stereophile review my hosts took me to Mill City Records in nearby Hopkins. Wow!

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 30, 2016 Published: Apr 29, 2016 3 comments
The WFMU Record Fair, one of the best record shows in America, comes to Greenpoint Brooklyn tonight through Sunday.

Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 29, 2016 Published: Apr 28, 2016 18 comments
Soundsmith’s Peter Ledermann has been designing and building “fixed coil” cartridges for many years, beginning when he was asked by customers to “back engineer” a B&O design used in that company’s “plug in” cartridge tone arms.

Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 28, 2016 3 comments
Channel D, purveyor of Pure Vinyl vinyl ripping software (actually the program does far more) also manufactures a line of phono preamplifiers. At AXPONA 2016 Channel D introduced the Seta Supreme, the company's most ambitious and costly phono preamplifier.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 28, 2016 Published: Apr 27, 2016 8 comments
Many rooms at AXPONA 2016 featured excellent sound. The best I heard was in the ARC, Sonus Faber, AMG, Kubala-Sosna room.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 28, 2016 Published: Apr 27, 2016 17 comments
Pro-Ject's Heinz Lichtenegger couldn't wait for next week's Munich show where he will hold a twenty fifth anniversary press conference and debut this handsome new turntable. Instead he flew to New York and debuted it first at the World of McIntosh (WOMA) townhouse.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 27, 2016 Published: Apr 26, 2016 7 comments
Analog Spark, a Razor and Tie imprint headed by Mark Piro just announced some great upcoming AAA releases headlined by the iconic Bernstein/NYP recording of "Rhapsody in Blue" and "An American in Paris" cut by Ryan K. Smith using for the first time the original three track master tape.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 27, 2016 Published: Apr 26, 2016 8 comments
Easily the most unusual analog-related product introduced at AXPONA 2016 was Jim Fosgate's Foz XT-R crosstalk reducer built and marketed by electronics manufacturer Jolida..

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 27, 2016 Published: Apr 26, 2016 5 comments
At AXPONA 2016 Analogplanet.com editor Michael Fremer learns about new analog products including a $2300 four input MC/MM phono preamp from Cyrus that's remote control configurable, and new turntables from Clearaudio, TEAC and Music Hall.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 26, 2016 Published: Apr 25, 2016 9 comments
Prince gone at 57? Who would have thought? There was just enough time to put together this mostly vinyl-sourced show, paying tribute to the one-of-a-kind Prince (image is of wall outside First Avenue club).

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