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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 01, 2021  |  15 comments
Making Vinyl conference founders Bryan Ekus and Larry Jaffee asked AnalogPlanet editor Michael Fremer to prepare a 15 minute video to open this year's "Making Vinyl" conference held "virtually" December 8th and 9th 2020 via ZOOM for the first and hopefully final time.

Michael Fremer  |  Jun 07, 2018  |  9 comments
Heading home after addressing the San Francisco Audiophile Society last April, your editor noticed and video'd this cool exhibition of old radios on display at SFA. He's always got you on his mind. Well often anyway.

Michael Fremer  |  Nov 23, 2013  |  7 comments
If set-up day was cold, dark and less than pleasant, day one of the Utrecht Mega Platen Record Fair was warm, crowded and festive. With both the lights and heating system on and the enormous exhibition hall packed with record fanatics, it was a full day of fun for vinyl lovers from around the world.

Michael Fremer  |  Jul 18, 2014  |  2 comments readers requested we post the "rebook" version of the Vivaldi Mandolin piece so there's a reference at the same sampling and bit rate as the "needle drops".

Michael Fremer  |  Apr 19, 2018  |  3 comments
Just going to publish the press release verbatim so if you have any friends in that part of the U.K.:

Immediate Records Presents “Humble Pie On 79th Street” Limited Edition Vinyl LP - A Secret Release For Record Store Day UK April 21

Michael Fremer  |  Nov 09, 2017  |  2 comments
Tompkins Square announced today the upcoming release of Sonny Clark Trio : The 1960 Time Sessions, a limited edition 2LP set available exclusively via participating independent record stores as part of Record Store Day, on Black Friday, November 24th, 2017.

 |  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  |  Aug 25, 2015  |  13 comments
The cover artist is working on the design, I have all of the prices for lacquer cutting, plating and pressing 1000 copies as well as for jacket fabrication.

Michael Fremer  |  Oct 24, 2018  |  26 comments
Here's a video in which AnalogPlanet editor Michael Fremer "unboxes" the 4 LP and and Deluxe 6 CD+Blu-ray boxes containing Giles Martin's The Beatles remixes, the Esher Demos and in the case of the Deluxe set, a great deal more!

Michael Fremer  |  Nov 12, 2015  |  24 comments
The bar graph, representing more than two hundred votes, indicates that "File A" was the clear favorite and that enthusiasm for the others waned based upon their positioning in the test, which in and of itself is fascinating.

Michael Fremer  |  Dec 17, 2020  |  9 comments
Register now for this afternoon's Webinar, live this afternoon at 5PM EST hosted by AXPONA. There will be an opportunity to ask questions.

Michael Fremer  |  Jul 17, 2018  |  2 comments
ECM recently sent an email blast containing a link to the label's vinyl catalogue, which you can "thumb" through to see all that's available.

Michael Fremer  |  Nov 02, 2017  |  10 comments
Saturdays during the Blues at the Crossroads concert weekend, Acoustic Sounds and Quality Vinyl Pressing (QRP) open their doors to blues fans from around the world, who are invited to tour the QRP pressing plant and buy new and used records and SACDs at Acoustic Sounds.

Michael Fremer  |  Apr 10, 2015  |  13 comments
Capitol/UMe kicks off the Frank Sinatra centennial with Ultimate Sinatra a multi-format April 21st release that will include a 24 track double 180g vinyl edition, a 25 track CD, a 26 track digital download and a deluxe 101 track 4 CD set.