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Michael Fremer  |  Aug 08, 2017  |  12 comments
Coming up shortly on AnalogPlanet will be a full evaluation of Jim Fosgate's electronic azimuth setting/crosstalk reduction FOZ XT-R!

Michael Fremer  |  Jul 11, 2017  |  12 comments
Seoul, Korea based Machang Music and Pictures a few weeks ago began pressing records at a brand new facility after a 13 year break (the email said 18 so not sure which is correct). For now the company operates two brand new made in Korea presses,

Michael Fremer  |  Jun 30, 2017  |  12 comments
Mobile Fidelity's long-awaited line of analog-related electronics, turntables and cartridges announced some time ago and shown at various consumer and trade shows is now available.

Michael Fremer  |  Jun 30, 2017  |  13 comments
VPI Industries announced on June 29th the new $900 Cliffwood turntable, named for the New Jersey town in which VPI has been headquartered for the past 30 years.

Michael Fremer  |  Jun 29, 2017  |  3 comments
Admittedly, wireless speakers are not AnalogPlanet's "beat", but portable music is everyone's so a few years ago when RIVA launched a series of Bluetooth speakers and showed up at the old Newport Show to demo them for fussy audiophiles, we took note.

Michael Fremer  |  Jun 29, 2017  |  18 comments
I read the news today, oh boy! Sony, Japan is getting back into the business of cutting and perhaps pressing records after having "walkman"ed away for the past thirty years.

Here's the story posted by NPR.

Michael Fremer  |  Jun 27, 2017  |  1 comments
Elysian Masters today announced its new Los Angeles "vinyl lacquering studio".

Michael Fremer  |  Jun 09, 2017  |  4 comments
A short film about Cleveland Pressing Plant Gotta Groove Records has been selected for screening by both the Palm Springs International ShortFest as well as the the San Francisco Documentary Festival (screening today, June 9th).

Michael Fremer  |  May 30, 2017  |  4 comments
May 30, 2017 - Buffalo, NY - Bluebird Music has been appointed North American distributor for hi-fi specialist SME Limited effective immediately.

Michael Fremer  |  May 15, 2017  |  4 comments
The mystery surrounding the April 18th visit by Ortofon's Leif Johannsen can now explained.

Michael Fremer  |  May 10, 2017  |  11 comments
Last year while in Los Angeles I was invited to a cramped Culver City editing studio where I got to see extraordinary footage of a then unfinished sprawling documentary series called "American Epic" subtitled "The First Time America Heard Itself" presented by T Bone Burnett, Robert Redford and Jack White.

Michael Fremer  |  May 06, 2017  |  18 comments
As the 50th anniversary approached of the 1967 release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Apple Corps and its president Jeff Jones set about deciding how best to mark the occasion (or not).
Michael Fremer  |  May 02, 2017  |  10 comments
Last October we reported on a Swedish newspaper article covering the return to production of the famed Alpha Toolex record press overseen by Niklas Poblenz, who worked for the original company back in the 1980s and who's father worked there in previous decades.

Michael Fremer  |  Apr 28, 2017  |  27 comments
Today at The World of McIntosh Townhouse Producer Giles Martin Introduced his new "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Band" 50th anniversary stereo mix. Apple Corp and UMe introduce the new 50th anniversary box.

Michael Fremer  |  Apr 18, 2017  |  11 comments
Ortofon's Chief Officer of Acoustics and Technology Leif Johannsen and Dee Hustinova, Ortofon U.S. General Manager stopped over today to show me a brand new Ortofon cartridge the design of which Leif has just completed. I can't talk about it or show it (that's why it's in his cupped hand).

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