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Michael Fremer  |  May 02, 2016  |  8 comments
Michael Fremer visited a serious Bulgarian record and tape collector in March and shot this video.

Michael Fremer  |  Apr 29, 2016  |  3 comments
The WFMU Record Fair, one of the best record shows in America, comes to Greenpoint Brooklyn tonight through Sunday.

Michael Fremer  |  Apr 27, 2016  |  18 comments
Pro-Ject's Heinz Lichtenegger couldn't wait for next week's Munich show where he will hold a twenty fifth anniversary press conference and debut this handsome new turntable. Instead he flew to New York and debuted it first at the World of McIntosh (WOMA) townhouse.

Michael Fremer  |  Apr 26, 2016  |  9 comments
Analog Spark, a Razor and Tie imprint headed by Mark Piro just announced some great upcoming AAA releases headlined by the iconic Bernstein/NYP recording of "Rhapsody in Blue" and "An American in Paris" cut by Ryan K. Smith using for the first time the original three track master tape.

Michael Fremer  |  Apr 13, 2016  |  19 comments
Record Store Day is this Saturday April 16th. It's also in the middle of AXPONA in Chicago, which is really annoying. Very bad timing.

Michael Fremer  |  Mar 20, 2016  |  45 comments
Turntable manufacturer Crosley is set to announce the opening soon of a new pressing plant. No this is not an early April Fool's Day hoax.

Michael Fremer  |  Mar 19, 2016  |  10 comments
Mark Döhmann designed the Helix 1 turntable in Australia. Frank Schröder designed the unique tone arm in Germany. Both are built by THRAX Audio in Sofia, Bulgaria. This video shows you why.

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 17, 2016  |  14 comments
The Italian holding company Fine Sounds, which owns McIntosh, Audio Research Corporation, Sumiko and Wadia last fall announced a new name and marketing that puts all of the brands under one roof (literally) called "World of McIntosh".

Michael Fremer  |  Mar 09, 2016  |  18 comments
Newspapers, news services and online music publications retrieved from digital storage their long prepared George Martin obits and sadly ran them today.

Michael Fremer  |  Mar 02, 2016  |  27 comments
There's something deeply offensive to me about picking apart the sound on the David Bowie [Five Years 1969-1973] box set. The guy is gone, the sadness lingers and maybe it's time to just enjoy and celebrate the music.

Michael Fremer  |  Feb 29, 2016  |  16 comments
Sarasota Florida area readers take note: Encore Home Entertainment Systems hosts a March 24th Technics SL-1200GAE turntable preview event from 7PM-9PM.

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.