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Michael Fremer  |  Oct 26, 2013  |  4 comments
Among the many iconic records John Simon has produced: Leonard Cohen's Columbia Records debut Songs of Leonard Cohen, Blood Sweat & Tears debut album Child is Father to the Man and of course Music From Big Pink and The Band
Michael Fremer  |  Oct 24, 2013  |  7 comments
Neil Young's annual Bridge benefit concert streams for the first time on line live from the Shoreline Amphitheatre on October 26th.
Michael Fremer  |  Oct 22, 2013  |  17 comments
This is Mallory Fleming. She is a midwestern self-absorbed teenager who dreams of being Kim Kardashian. So she finds the money to pay people to litter this website with spam containing hyperlinks to her Fecesbook page.
Michael Fremer  |  Oct 21, 2013  |  6 comments
Culled from a six night stand at Washington, D.C.'s The Cellar Door between November 30th and December 2nd 1970 a few months after the release of After The Gold Rush, Neil Young Live At The Cellar Door includes solo acoustic performances of "Tell Me Why," "Only Love Can Break Your Heart," "Birds," "Don't Let It Bring You Down" and the title track as well as Buffalo Springfield's "Expecting To Fly", "I Am A Child" and "Flying On The Ground Is Wrong."
Michael Fremer  |  Oct 18, 2013  |  5 comments
You may never have heard of Mike Spitz, but more than likely you've heard his work.
Michael Fremer  |  Oct 15, 2013  |  13 comments
November 26th Blue Note Records releases Thelonious Monk Paris 1969 on CD/DVD, CD and vinyl as well as on a digital download album and long form video.
Michael Fremer  |  Sep 26, 2013  |  12 comments
GZ Media, the Czech Republic digital and vinyl pressing plant that did such a great job pressing the Decca era Rolling Stones box set claims it pressed seven million records last year!
Michael Fremer  |  Sep 23, 2013  |  23 comments
Pure Music's Rob Robinson went garage sale-ing over the weekend and hit one of those "mother loads" we can only dream about.

Michael Fremer  |  Sep 20, 2013  |  4 comments
Leveraging its catalog of licensed title and self-produced SACDs, Acoustic Sounds has launched a high resolution digital download site that will allow customers to download their choice of DSD (Super Audio CD), FLAC files at 176/24, 88/24 or ALAC files at 88/24 bit resolution.

Michael Fremer  |  Sep 09, 2013  |  4 comments
Some music news transcends formats and this is one that does. The Band's "Rock of Ages" double LP set recently reissued by Mobile Fidelity to great sonic effect has been given a complete "make over" for a new release coming September 17th.

Michael Fremer  |  Sep 09, 2013  |  2 comments
Experience Hendrix LLC and Legacy Recordings Division of Sony Music Entertainment announced today the first ever release of Jimi Hendrix Experience's Miami Pop Festival performance of May, 18th 1968 recorded by long-time Hendrix engineer Eddie Kramer. The album will be a double vinyl set mastered all-analog by Bernie Grundman.

Michael Fremer  |  Sep 08, 2013  |  3 comments
Veteran L.A. used record store owner and more recent character actor "Music Man" Murray Gershenz passed away from a heart attack on August 28th.
Michael Fremer  |  Sep 05, 2013  |  4 comments
Let's clarify a confusing situation once and for all. ORG, which has issued dozens of great double 45rpm titles from the Decca/London and Sony/BMG catalog (among others), including the recently reviewed B,S&T album, and ORG Music are not the same company!
Michael Fremer  |  Sep 04, 2013  |  6 comments
ORG announced today an upcoming series of double 45rpm 180g releases from the Sony/BMG catalog.
Michael Fremer  |  Sep 04, 2013  |  18 comments
Nick Drake's sublime debut album Five Leaves Left was reportedly going to be sourced from digital because the master proved unusable and that is indeed the case.