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Buffalo Springfield “What’s That Sound?” Box Set —A Reissue Done 100% Right!

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Analog planet|

The Buffalo Springfield box set reissue fans have long awaited is finally here and it was well worth waiting for. Neil Young points out in the enclosed heavy paper full color “one sheet” that all five records were cut directly from the original master tapes, not tape copies. Each record has a Neil-created “SPARS code”.
Primary Category: 
Category: 
Artist: 
Buffalo Springfield
Album: 
What's That Sound? Complete Albums Collection
Cred Label: 
Atco/Rhino R1 566970 603497860661 5 180g LPs (2 mono, 3 stereo)
Cred Prod: 
Re-mastering producer John Hanlon
Cred Eng: 
Various (including "Doc" Siegel and Tom May, Jim Messina, Bruce Botnick, others)
Cred Mix: 
Various mixers
Cred Mast: 
Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering
The Buffalo Springfield box set reissue fans have long awaited is finally here and it was well worth waiting for.
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Buffalo Springfield “What’s That Sound?” Box Set —A Reissue Done 100% Right!

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Analog planet|

The Buffalo Springfield box set reissue fans have long awaited is finally here and it was well worth waiting for. Neil Young points out in the enclosed heavy paper full color “one sheet” that all five records were cut directly from the original master tapes, not tape copies. Each record has a Neil-created “SPARS code”.
Primary Category: 
Category: 
Artist: 
Buffalo Springfield
Album: 
What's That Sound? Complete Albums Collection
Cred Label: 
Atco/Rhino R1 566970 603497860661 5 180g LPs (2 mono, 3 stereo)
Cred Prod: 
Re-mastering producer John Hanlon
Cred Eng: 
Various (including "Doc" Siegel and Tom May, Jim Messina, Bruce Botnick, others)
Cred Mix: 
Various mixers
Cred Mast: 
Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering
The Buffalo Springfield box set reissue fans have long awaited is finally here and it was well worth waiting for.
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“Thumb” Through ECM’s Vinyl Catalog

By | July 17th, 2018|Categories: Analog planet|

ECM recently sent an email blast containing a link to the label’s vinyl catalogue, which you can “thumb” through to see all that’s available.

A Visit With Loudspeaker Designer/Innovator Siegfried Linkwitz

By | July 16th, 2018|Categories: Analog planet|

Last spring while in San Francisco to speak to the S.F. Audio Society, AnalogPlanet editor Michael Fremer had the opportunity to speak on camera with Siegfried Linkwitz, whose name will be familiar to many audio enthusiasts as the co-inventor of the Linkwitz-Reilly crossover network.

Rolling Stones Box Set Review Files Identified

By | July 10th, 2018|Categories: Analog planet|

The unidentified file comparisons posted in the Rolling Stones Studio Album Collection review are revealed here.

Analog Corner #87

By | July 6th, 2018|Categories: Analog planet|

Jonathan Carr (above) sat on the edge of an Ekornes Stressless chair, polishing the blades of my system’s AC cords with an almost sexual fervor and intensity. Carr, the talented designer of the Lyra phono cartridges, was on a mission. First we played “You Turn Me On, I’m a Radio,” from an original white-label pressing of Joni Mitchell’s For the Roses (Asylum/Atlantic SD 5057). After the polishing—almost an hour’s worth—we played it again. The difference was not subtle but enormous—as if we’d changed an expensive component.
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Meet Malachi Lui, A 12 Year Old Very Serious Record Collector

By | July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Analog planet|

A friend of AnalogPlanet editor Michael Fremer texted a few weeks ago “There’s a kid on WFMU who sounds like you! He’s talking about vinyl and different pressings and mastering engineers”. Fremer responded “cool”. Then came another text: “He just name checked you!”

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SAT (Swedish Analog Technologies) Begins Delivering Four New Pickup Arms

By | July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Analog planet|

(Gothenburg Sweden, 6-25-2018)— SAT (Swedish Analog Technologies) last week announced that it’s begun shipping its next-gen series of pickup arms, the LM-09 and LM-12 and the CF1-09 and CF1-12, both of which went into production last April.

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HiFiction AG Assumes Control of EMT Cartridges

By | July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Analog planet|

Switzerland-based HiFiction AG best known for its line of Thales turntables and tangential tracking pivoted pickup arms, announced today that it has assumed control of EMT Tontechnik and is now manufacturing in Switzerland the full line of EMT cartridges.

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Righting a Rolling Stones Catalogue Wrong: The New Rolling Stones “Studio Album Collection 1971-2016” Box Set

By | June 29th, 2018|Categories: Analog planet|

The irony wasn’t lost on Stones fans when ABKCO and Universal simultaneously issued Rolling Stones vinyl box sets back in 2010. ABKCO, which owned the group’s British Decca-era catalog, hired legendary mastering engineer Bob Ludwig to handle mastering of its catalog while Universal, which controlled the group’s own label, released a box set with no mastering credits.
Primary Category: 
Category: 
Artist: 
The Rolling Stones
Album: 
"Studio Album Collection 1971-2016" Box Set
Cred Label: 
Polydor/UMe 15 LP, 18 180gram disc box set (+WAV and MP3 download card)
Cred Prod: 
Various (Project Coordinator David Beaufoy)
Cred Eng: 
Various
Cred Mix: 
Various
Cred Mast: 
Miles Showell 1/2 speed mastered at Abbey Road
The irony wasn’t lost on Stones fans when ABKCO and Universal simultaneously issued Rolling Stones vinyl box sets back in 2010.
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