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Michael Fremer  |  Apr 06, 2019  |  13 comments
Anthony Wilson is offering AnalogPlanet readers for a limited time a 30% discount on his recent "11/11" album Songs and Photographs.

Michael Fremer  |  Jun 04, 2013  |  8 comments
A reader alerted me to "Feedbands"—a unique vinyl subscription service. You pay them $19.95 a month and each month Feedbands sends you a new 180g vinyl record of a new band or artist they really like
Michael Fremer  |  Nov 18, 2019  |  7 comments
Cleveland, Ohio based Gotta Groove Records pressing plant just sent out an e-survey to its customer base and invite analogPlanet readers to toss in their $29.99 or two-cents. They've already received 2400 responses in a little over a day.

Michael Fremer  |  Feb 22, 2016  |  4 comments
At last fall's WAX Event at the Capitol Tower I met the owner of Dorado Music Packaging, a company that fabricates among other printed packaging, record jackets and books about music and vinyl.
Michael Fremer  |  Nov 06, 2015  |  17 comments
I am in Ann Arbor Michigan today, Friday November 6th, for an in-store appearance tonight at a Paragon Sight And Sound event.

Michael Fremer  |  Mar 17, 2016  |  19 comments
Mike Hobson, one of the pioneers of the "vinyl resurgence" exited the reissue business a few years ago, selling Classic Records to Analogue Productions/Acoustic Sounds, Quality Record Pressings mogul Chad Kassem.

Michael Fremer  |  Mar 24, 2015  |  17 comments
On Sunday, March 22nd, VPI Industries hosted a meeting of the New Jersey Audiophile Society at its new showroom, which was formerly the home of VPI's founder Harry Weisfeld.

Michael Fremer  |  Jun 28, 2019  |  4 comments
Dave Gordon, who is Audio Research's Brand Ambassador, and who I've known for more than a few decades was a neighbor of my late mentor and friend Wally Malewicz. Dave sent this note and asked for people to share with others who considered Wally a friend. If any AnalogPlanet readers have gotten any good vinyl playback information from me, most of it originated with Wally, so consider him a friend. Therefore here's Dave's note:

Michael Fremer  |  Aug 01, 2018  |  1 comments
(This is more of a heads-up for manufacturers considering submitting product for review, but it's probably useful for readers to understand some of the issues faced by audio review magazines and websites including this one, which is owned by AV Tech Media—ed.)

Michael Fremer  |  Jul 30, 2015  |  79 comments
Here's an update on the planned AAA vs. AAD comparison LP (the original post is here).

Michael Fremer  |  Aug 11, 2015  |  49 comments
Here's a project update:

Malachi Lui  |  Feb 08, 2020  |  49 comments
Firemen work to douse fire. (Photo:Robert Bauer-ribsfitmedia)
On Thursday morning (February 6), the Banning, CA building housing Apollo/Transco Masters’ factory and storage space burned. By far the biggest of the world’s two lacquer master disc manufacturers, most of the world’s vinyl mastering facilities (especially smaller ones) relied upon Apollo/Transco blanks, as well as their cutting styli for Westrex cutting heads. Ruled a total loss, 82 firefighters battled the blaze’s toxic fumes; thankfully, there were no injuries (Banning is located in the Southern California desert, approximately 2.5 hours away from Los Angeles).
Michael Fremer  |  Jul 27, 2020  |  26 comments
According to Accentus Music, which will release this 3 LP 45rpm direct-to-disc set, the 1,111 copies limit has no particular significance. It just seemed like a 'nice number'. The significance I see is that it will probably quickly sell out!

Michael Fremer  |  Jun 19, 2013  |  11 comments
The addition of the WOW! turntable to the Acoustic Signature line adds yet another under $2000 turntable/arm combo to a growing list of 'tables at this attractive price point.

Michael Fremer  |  Aug 05, 2019  |  4 comments
Acoustic Sounds just announced the acquisition and re-introduction of Disc Doctor record cleaning products (cleaning fluids, applicator brushes, etc.), long considered by both consumers and professionals to be among the finest available.

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