Podcast 76: Michael Fremer
Run Time: 51:14
Michael Fremer is a senior contributing editor at Stereophile magazine, a contributing editor at Home Theater magazine, and editor/owner of the online music review website musicangle.com. He's also contributed to The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, Consumer Digest, and The Bergen Record (New Jersey) among other publications and periodicals.
Fremer appeared on the oft-run "History of Audio" documentary on The History Channel. He's also been on MTV, The Today Show, CNN, and hundreds of other radio and television shows throughout the United States, talking about the high-end audio listening experience, home theater, and the ongoing, unlikely resurgence of LP vinyl records.
His other credits include supervising the Academy Award-nominated soundtrack to the 1982 Disney science-fiction feature film Tron starring Jeff Bridges, and co-writing the animated feature film "Animalympics," on which he also provided voices along with Gilda Radner, Billy Crystal, and Harry Shearer.
Fremer was an on-air personality at WBCN-FM in Boston during the 1970s and has produced and voiced thousands of radio commercials that have run across America.
In 2006, he wrote, produced, and hosted the DVD 21st Century Vinyl: Michael Fremer's Practical Guide to Turntable Set-up, which has received unanimous worldwide media acclaim. An Italian/German version followed. A second DVD, It's a Vinyl World, After All: Michael Fremer's Guide to Record Cleaning, Storage, Handling, Collecting & Manufacturing in the 21st Century, was released December 2008.
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