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Michael Fremer Posted: May 13, 2017 Published: May 12, 2017 6 comments
AnalogPlanet editor Michael Fremer spoke by phone with "American Epic" director, creator and writer Bernard MacMahon about the making of what should be an indispensable American musical history movie.

Please listen!

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Michael Fremer Posted: Feb 10, 2017 Published: Feb 09, 2017 15 comments
A planned trip to the U.K. to attend a Chasing the Dragon Records direct-to-disk recording session at AIR Studios seemed like a good time to accomplish some other business. So in addition to covering the recording session, analogPlanet editor Michael Fremer paid a visit to Rega, where he'd not been in twenty years (factory tour video to come) and connected with veteran recording engineer Phill Brown and arranged for an interview.

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Bill Wright Posted: Dec 21, 2016 Published: Dec 20, 2016 16 comments
AnalogPlanet reader Bill Wright interviews Australian mastering engineer Don Bartley, who cut lacquers back in 1983 for what many consider to be the best sounding and certainly the rarest pressing of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, produced by EMI Australia for the 1983 Sydney Audio Show. Fewer than five hundred copies were pressed.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Dec 04, 2016 Published: Dec 03, 2016 10 comments
Stranger to Stranger Paul Simon's most recent record and his finest in years, both musically and sonically had him reuniting with his original producer Roy Halee. The two hadn't worked together for many years.

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Michael Fremer Posted: May 21, 2016 Published: May 20, 2016 13 comments
Glyn Johns spoke recently by phone with Analogplanet editor Michael Fremer about recording Eric Clapton's just released album I Still Do, about his recently published book "Sound Man" and about his incredible career as one of the world's most revered and respected recording engineers and producers.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Mar 10, 2016 Published: Mar 09, 2016 28 comments
Intervention Records' Shane Buettner was at Sterling Sound yesterday to oversee the mastering of Big Audio Dynamite's 1985 debut album This is Big Audio Dynamite


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Michael Fremer Posted: Feb 27, 2016 Published: Feb 26, 2016 13 comments
Graham Nash held a "listening party" for his new album "This Path Tonight" at New York's Electric Lady Studios, Wednesday, February 24th. The album ships on April 15th, including on vinyl mastered at Bernie Grundman Mastering. Here's a half hour interview I conducted with Graham in the Electric Lady control room.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Nov 15, 2015 Published: Nov 14, 2015 11 comments
A friend of mine recently alerted me to his friend's son, Lux, who is a nine year old record collector and vinyl enthusiast.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Nov 07, 2015 Published: Nov 06, 2015 20 comments
While at the WAX event in Los Angeles a few weeks ago I took a side trip to The Record Parlour, a short walk from both the Capitol Tower venue and Amoeba Records.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 15, 2015 Published: Oct 14, 2015 14 comments
In his ninety-nine years on this earth Norman C. Pickering has seen and done more than most of us would manage were we lucky enough to live to be a hundred and ninety-nine.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 04, 2015 9 comments
U-Turn Audio's three founders were at this year's Rocky Mountain Audio Festival but I almost missed them.