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AnalogPlanet Dec 2020

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AnalogPlanet Radio's WFDU HD2 "Christmas 2016" Show Streams Now!
Please enjoy this year's AnalogPlanet Radio Christmas show. It contains some very familiar and many unfamiliar (to most listeners) secular Christmas songs (and one Hanukah song).

Peggy Lee's Ultimate Christmas Lovingly Curated By Granddaughter
There's still time to order online this double LP set curated with love by Lee's granddaughter Holly Foster Wells--or if your local vinyl emporium has a copy--pick it up "live".

Nina Simone's Enduring Artistry Evident on Two Verve/Acoustic Sounds Series Philips Reissues
As a value proposition the 2016 "The Philips Years" seven LP box set covering all of Nina Simone's recorded output between 1964 and 1967 can't be beat.

Ortofon Introduces 2M Black LVB Cartridge
Ortofon just announced a new $999 2M moving magnet cartridge: the 2M Black LVB 250 in honor of Ludwig Von Beethoven's 250th birthday. More than just a re-badge, the 2M Black LVB 250 incorporates, among other enhancements, the nude Shibata stylus and a boron cantilever found on the more costly MC Cadenza Black.

Black Friday Was Green Friday As 1.253 Million Records Sold the W/0 11/27-12/3
Nielsen/MRC reported that this year between Friday, November 27th and Thursday, December 3rd, vinyl record sales jumped 56% compared to the same period last year. 1.253 million records sold in that week, which was the largest sales volume of any week in almost thirty years.

Hagerman Audio Labs Introduces Trumpet MC-Vacuum Tube Phonostage
The 3rd generation Hagerman Audio Labs Trumpet MC, according to the designer, "...maintains the superb sonic performance of the original, while cleverly cutting costs via technological advancements.

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Hagerman Audio Labs Introduces Trumpet MC-Vacuum Tube Phonostage
The 3rd generation Hagerman Audio Labs Trumpet MC, according to the designer, "...maintains the superb sonic performance of the original, while cleverly cutting costs via technological advancements.

Channel D's Seta L Comes Out as Transimpedance
Channel D's long in production (10+ years) high performance Seta L ultra-wide bandwidth, fully balanced, battery powered voltage amplification-based phono preamp (Stereophile "Class A" rated) now features a transimpedance (current amplification) option, switchable via circuit board jumpers.

Phono Box RS2 Is Pro-Ject's Newest and Most Sophisticated Phono Preamplifier
Pro-Ject just announced the release of its newest and most sophisticated phono preamp, the RS2. The no op-amp, "hand made" design built in the E.U. is fully balanced and true dual mono.

VMP's The Story of the Grateful Dead Anthology Is Worth Considering
I was asked to write a short item for a U.K. business about the high prices of today's new records. I ended up thinking they are not all that high. The Sam Goody's ad from 1973 at the top is for the Led Zeppelin catalog, that at the time consisted of five LPs. The list price was $4.98. The sale price (if you brought in the advertisement) was $3.49. Sounds cheap, no? Well, no.

Some of My Best Sounding Records Discussed In These Ken Micallef Produced and Edited Videos
Stereophile reviewer Ken Micallef visited (mask on) recently to pick up a turntable for review. He asked if I'd do a video with him showing some of my best sounding records. I agreed and picked a bunch out that I show in these three videos shot during his visit.

SME Introduces New Model 6 Turntable With M2-9 Arm
"The Model 6 brings the legendary SME engineering excellence and craftsmanship to a wider audience than ever before. The turntable chassis is CNC-machined from a high density polymer resin, providing high mass with a small footprint; the result is superb resonance absorption and the musical, dynamic sound quality for which SME is famous."

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