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Michael Fremer  |  May 30, 2016  |  6 comments
Yes, this is a bit “off topic”, but I do a lot of sitting in my job.

Michael Fremer  |  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!

Michael Fremer  |  Mar 25, 2016  |  11 comments
This is a story you will like! About a decade ago former punk and jazz drummer Darrel Sheinman decided to start a new record label and release previously unreleased live recordings.

Michael Fremer  |  Jan 02, 2016  |  12 comments
Bluetooth devices are not my beat but when a company making one brings it to a high performance audio show I pay attention.

Michael Fremer  |  Jul 23, 2015  |  29 comments
Finally, here's the second part of the Roxy Music box set review. Read Part One here.

Michael Fremer  |  Jul 11, 2015  |  62 comments
The July, 2015 Stereophile included a review of the $28,000 Swedish Audio Technologies pick up arm. Yes, the price is outrageous but it's difficult to manufacture and doesn't come off an assembly line.

Michael Fremer  |  Jun 04, 2015  |  34 comments
Analogue Productions recently announced the reissue of 25 titles from the musically rich and superbly recorded Contemporary Jazz catalogue.

Michael Fremer  |  May 28, 2015  |  4 comments
Here's a study in record store contrasts.

Michael Fremer  |  May 28, 2015  |  5 comments
Here's Part 2 of the L.A. Area Record Stores "Mini Tour": Wombleton Records.

Michael Fremer  |  May 27, 2015  |  7 comments
Leading up to the Newport Beach show this weekend, I took a day to travel around the L.A. area with Record Collector News publisher Jim Kaplan.

Michael Fremer  |  Feb 12, 2015  |  12 comments
Stoughton Press located in California's City of Industry, recently installed a $2.8 million dollar state-of-the-art Heidelberg printing press in order to keep up with the demand for the "vinyl fad".

Michael Fremer  |  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?

Michael Fremer  |  Jan 29, 2015  |  128 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?

Michael Fremer  |  Jan 24, 2015  |  30 comments
Workingman's Dead and American Beauty have long been considered to be the two Grateful Dead albums for people who don't think they like the Grateful Dead.