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Michael Fremer Posted: Feb 05, 2015 53 comments
Though Bob Dylan pays tribute here to Frank Sinatra who recorded for Columbia, Capitol and Reprise (which he founded), the record label is a Blue Note facsimile. The cover art also draws from a Blue Note: a blue tinted variant of Freddie Hubbard’s album Hub Tones (BST-ST84115). The back cover is a photo of a tuxedoed Dylan perusing with a masked woman an unidentifiable Sun 45rpm single.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Feb 04, 2015 Published: Feb 03, 2015 41 comments
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Michael Fremer Posted: Feb 04, 2015 Published: Feb 03, 2015 18 comments
When we announced last year that Czech Republic based GZ Media was pu
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Michael Fremer Posted: Feb 03, 2015 119 comments
According to U.K. music paper NME, Neil Young claimed during a recent interview on Frame, a California radio show, that vinyl is "nothing but a fashion statement."

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Michael Fremer Posted: Feb 03, 2015 4 comments
Previously only available on CD, this double 45 rpm set of classical music sonic spectaculars provides both demonstration quality sound and a fun ride even for those professing to not like classical music, courtesy of a world-renowned orchestra and conductor.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Feb 03, 2015 Published: Feb 02, 2015 60 comments
While many of us seem to hear wider dynamic range coming from vinyl, the numbers would seem to point in the opposite direction. Or do they?

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Michael Fremer Posted: Feb 03, 2015 Published: Feb 02, 2015 28 comments
I got into it in the discussion section of a ridiculous Rolling Stone story. Why did I waste my time doing so? Because this is hand-to-hand combat folks! Get your hands dirty!

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jan 30, 2015 Published: Jan 29, 2015 125 comments
Why does CD sound not only annoy many people, but also cause them to not want to listen or to listen in the background while doing something else?

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jan 29, 2015 19 comments
You could produce a jazz record today using ProTools at 192/24 or lower resolution, create a CD master, have it manufactured and then release it. To get in on the “vinyl resurgence”, you could use that 16 bit/44.1k master to cut lacquers and press records at a commercial pressing plant. It’s done all too often, I’m sure.

Michael Fremer Posted: Jan 25, 2015 Published: Jan 24, 2015 192 comments
Mario Aguilar, a Gizmodo blogger with a history degree and little if any meaningful audio listening experience, recently posted a story on that site titled "Don't Buy What Neil Young is Selling" in which he condemns Neil Young and his Pono player.

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