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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 18, 2017 Published: Apr 17, 2017 7 comments
When Stereophile deadlines loom, AnalogPlanet content suffers. Nothing can be done. But the radio show must go on so this week's show is all Island Records and all from the storied label's early years.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 11, 2017 Published: Apr 10, 2017 16 comments
Today's show is all-Motown sourced almost exclusively from original stereo pressings. Well, there's one curve-ball: The Clash's "Hitsville U.K.", which is sort of a Motown tribute song. And the Marvin Gaye Anthol
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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 09, 2017 Published: Apr 08, 2017 16 comments
VPI recently launched a new Prime Scout turntable that refines the original Scout 'table, which has been in production for many years.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 07, 2017 5 comments
Legacy recently announced its swag for the April 22nd 2017 tenth Record Store Day, proving cynics wrong who claim Record Store Day is "so yesterday."

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 07, 2017 7 comments
Over the past decade or so vinyl-loving jazz enthusiasts have been treated to a series of previously unreleased but significant recordings discovered under beds, in closets and in the vaults of European radio stations. Some were never before heard. Others were bootlegged from radio broadcasts

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Michael Fremer Posted: Mar 31, 2017 Published: Mar 30, 2017 58 comments
AudioQuest's carbon fiber brush, in production for thirty five years, has been the industry "standard" dry record brush. If you have the one pictured above, please throw it out or donate it to a really needy record collector.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Mar 30, 2017 12 comments
The other day, after comparing two power conditioners that produced very different sonic results in my system, and writing a Stereophile review, I decided to conduct an experiment.

Since the sound was so different, could it be recorded? And might people visiting analogPlanet’s YouTube channel hear the differences?

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Michael Fremer Posted: Mar 29, 2017 14 comments
Some may find it difficult to believe, but the new $2000 solid-state McIntosh MP100 phono preamplifier is the sixty eight year old company’s first stand-alone phono preamplifier.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Mar 28, 2017 Published: Mar 27, 2017 18 comments
From where came the inspiration for a two hour Phil Spector radio show, I do not know. However it did and I acted on it. So here is a two hour show featuring Phil Spector produced songs sourced exclusively from vinyl.

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