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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 18, 2016 Published: Oct 17, 2016 8 comments
Today's AnalogPlanet radio show is mostly sourced from a cassette mix tape I made in the mid-seventies. I pulled it out of a box and transferred it to CDs for use in my Pilates class after the others in the class complained about what my iPhone shuffle program dredged up, which often included dark Scott Walker songs.

Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 18, 2016 Published: Oct 17, 2016 19 comments
CleanerVinyl is yet another take on ultrasonic record cleaning.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 16, 2016 14 comments
Originally released as a double LP back in 1956, Ella Fitzerald Sings the Cole Porter Song Book was both the first of her "songbook" albums and the first release on Norman Granz's then brand new Verve Records (MG V-4001/2).

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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 16, 2016 Published: Oct 15, 2016 5 comments
Despite the hotel renovation problems that closed off most of the left side of the Denver Tech Marriott, 2016's Rocky Mountain Audio Festival went off with few technical glitches.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 14, 2016 Published: Oct 13, 2016 12 comments
I am so sorry to report the passing of Basis Audio's Armando ("A.J.") Conti, one of the audio industry's nicest, most interesting and talented turntable and tone arm designers.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 13, 2016 Published: Oct 12, 2016 17 comments
October third's AnalogPlanet radio show was an all-Rolling Stones radio show that directly compared original American London and UK Decca mono pressings with the new The Rolling Stones in Mono ABKCO box set (one comparison included the mono first album in the ABKCO stereo box set).

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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 12, 2016 Published: Oct 11, 2016 11 comments
At RMAF 2016 in Denver, systems costing $499, $800 and $2500 were on display and available for listening.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 12, 2016 Published: Oct 11, 2016 2 comments
U.K. based Sugden Audio has been in business for almost fifty years. The company once had a strong American presence but for some reason that eventually faded. Tone Audio now imports to America Sudden's new PA-4 phono preamplifier.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 12, 2016 Published: Oct 11, 2016 8 comments
Mobile Fidelity introduced at RMAF 2016 its first "one step" record release: Santana's Abraxas.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 11, 2016 13 comments
This short video makes the point that reel-to-reel tape has finally become a viable playback format if you have the cash to play.

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