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Michael Fremer  |  Oct 12, 2015  |  13 comments
Vanessa Fernandez’s first Groove Note release was a terrific record musically and sonically.

It must have done well commercially because Groove Note’s (and ORG’s) Ying Tan has planned a follow up extravaganza.

Michael Fremer  |  May 20, 2019  |  0 comments
Saturday, June 1, 2019: Doug White, of The Voice That Is, in cooperation with the Philadelphia Area Audio Group and the New Jersey Audio Society, hosts a vinyl event featuring Vertere Acoustics and Touraj Moghaddam, Designer.

Michael Fremer  |  Jun 11, 2020  |  97 comments
June 11, 2020—Verve Label Group and UMe announced today the July 31st launch of a new “audiophile grade”, all-analog reissue series supervised by Acoustic Sounds CEO Chad Kassem, featuring iconic titles from the Verve, Impulse!, Philips, EmArcy and Decca catalogs.

Michael Fremer  |  Feb 10, 2021  |  63 comments
This essential, musically groundbreaking and sonically spectacular Gil Evans album recorded by RVG in 1960 and released February of 1961 will soon be issued as part of the Verve/Acoustic Sounds series, cut AAA using the original master tape.

Michael Fremer  |  Sep 24, 2020  |  0 comments
Even as the Acoustic Sounds Series reissues from Verve/UMe of Coltrane's A Love Supreme and Ballads are set for October 9th release, the label announced today pre-orders for the third installment in the series: two classic (and much needed and welcomed at this time) 1965 Nina Simone albums: I Put A Spell On You and Pastel Blues slated for November.

Michael Fremer  |  Oct 03, 2016  |  0 comments
Nina Simone's Philips catalog, recorded between 1964 and 1967 includes much of her most essential recordings.

Michael Fremer  |  Apr 26, 2021  |  35 comments
Los Angeles—April 26, 2021 — Verve/UMe’s Acoustic Sounds series celebrates Impulse!’s 60th anniversary, releasing May 14 two of the four titles that originally launched the iconic orange and black label:

• Ray Charles – Genius + Soul = Jazz
• Gil Evans Orchestra – Out Of The Cool

Michael Fremer  |  Oct 19, 2016  |  3 comments
Veteran jazz record dealer Jeff Barr, who I've known since the 1980s, has opened Euphoria, a new record store in Palm Desert, California.

Michael Fremer  |  May 05, 2020  |  11 comments
Few analogPlanet readers know the name but no doubt some do and I feel compelled to say a few words about my friend Victor Goldstein, shown here with Stereophile writer Jonathan Scull probably back in the late '80s when Victor was working with speaker manufacturer B&W (photo used without permission but I'm sure J10 will not mind). Goldstein passed away last night, a victim of the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Michael Fremer  |  Feb 04, 2020  |  4 comments

Vienna, February 04, 2020 – The Vinyl Alliance a new industry organization dedicated to promoting awareness of vinyl records and composed of manufacturers, dealers, record companies and other interested parties announce that during their Founders Meeting in New York City on 22 January 2020 the new Executive Board members were elected:

Michael Fremer  |  Jan 26, 2021  |  8 comments
When NFL Films approached RTI (Record Technology Incorporated, Camarillo, CA) to shoot some pressing plant footage, RTI owner Don MacInnis had no idea for what the league might want the images.

Michael Fremer  |  Jul 02, 2021  |  0 comments
Vinyl Me, Please, no doubt the most adventurous and prolific reissue label celebrates the release of Abbey Lincoln's It's Magic, its 50th "Classic" record of the month with an incredible contest.

Michael Fremer  |  Aug 11, 2016  |  7 comments
Sound&Vision writer Bob Ankosko just filed this story about a record store in Milltown, NJ that I'm sure analogPlanet readers will enjoy reading.
Michael Fremer  |  Mar 16, 2018  |  2 comments
Vinyl World Congress is an international B2B summit dedicated to vinyl record manufacturing much like the Making Vinyl event held last November in Detroit and returning there this coming October.

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