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Michael Fremer  |  Jan 26, 2016  |  17 comments
Newvelle is a new vinyl-only jazz label founded by Elan Mehler and Jean-Christophe Morisseau. Mr. Mehler is a New York jazz pianist and composer who has toured worldwide and has released five albums. Mr. Morisseau is a Paris-based business executive with a twenty-plus year background in international global business development.

Michael Fremer  |  Jan 22, 2016  |  13 comments
This transcription of "Walk on the Wild" side will be featured on this Monday's "Analogplanet Radio Show.
Michael Fremer  |  Jan 21, 2016  |  22 comments
In a December 19th story, Analogplanet pointed out what appeared to be inaccurate wording in a press release description of the 1/2 speed mastered at Abbey Road LP series.
Michael Fremer  |  Jan 19, 2016  |  12 comments
A Fahey track from his previous Reprise album Of Rivers and Religion (MS 2089) was scheduled to post in the next few days, but another version also ripped from vinyl on Youtube got this one posted now.

Michael Fremer  |  Jan 19, 2016  |  5 comments
In 1973 the late guitarist, music historian, fanatical record collector and audiophile John Fahey recorded for Reprise Records the album "After the Ball" (MS 2145)—an album of original and "period" pieces including this track: New Orleans Shuffle by the pianist Bill Whitmore, originally recorded in 1925 by The Halfway House Orchestra.

Michael Fremer  |  Jan 17, 2016  |  13 comments
Tomorrow's Analogplanet radio show will be all-Bowie.

Michael Fremer  |  Jan 04, 2016  |  40 comments
Amazon recently announced its top-selling home audio product of this past year.
 |  Jan 02, 2016  |  5 comments
Eric Wolfgang Korngold's film score for the 1942 movie "Kings Row" has a "familiar ring". The movie starred Ann Sheridan, Bob Cummings and Ronald Reagan.

Michael Fremer  |  Jan 01, 2016  |  33 comments
Here's a transcription of "Whole Lotta Love" from an "RL" original pressing mastered by Bob Ludwig. We'll see how long it lives on You Tube.

Michael Fremer  |  Dec 30, 2015  |  12 comments
Our friend Lux, who we recently interviewed was record shopping at Mill Valley Music when he ran into Martha Reeves who was there doing the same thing. The Motown fan and Ms. Reeves hit it off big time!

Michael Fremer  |  Dec 22, 2015  |  49 comments
Here's the first side of the Classic Records reissue of The Royal Ballet with Ernest Ansermet conducting the Royal Opera House Orchestra. This was recorded in famed Kingsway Hall in 1957 for the British Decca Record company and licensed to RCA for sale in America.

Michael Fremer  |  Dec 19, 2015  |  9 comments
Personal effects belonging to the late Harry Pearson, founder of The Absolute Sound—and it can be argued the modern high performance audio industry, are currently being auctioned on Audiogon and Ebay.

Michael Fremer  |  Dec 15, 2015  |  19 comments
Let's say you want to both play vinyl and stream your Christmas music. If so, UMe has a swell promotion for you that combines streaming and a chance to win a vinyl copy of this Les Paul & Mary Ford Christmas album.
Michael Fremer  |  Dec 10, 2015  |  3 comments
Note: the original video embedded here was missing the final six minutes of the speech. Sorry. This video is the speech in its entirety. editor Michael Fremer introduced VPI Industries' Harry Weisfeld at the annual Los Angeles & Orange County Audio Society's annual "Gala" Sunday, December 5th, 2015 in Buena Park, CA.

Michael Fremer  |  Dec 03, 2015  |  23 comments
Adele's 25 sold 22,000 vinyl copies in its first week. Yes, that's a fraction of the total sales of 3.8 million copies sold but it's still impressive in our niche world (photo taken during video shoot for "It's a Vinyl World After All" DVD).