Archive for the Genespeak – The Cranky Dubmaster Category

Check out these red-hot Latin jazz reissues by CESAR MARIANO & CIA and THE LEBRON BROTHERS, in-stock now at Horizon Records!

In the midst of a crushing cold spell, we suggest these two caliente-infused Latin jazz re-issues: CESAR MARIANO & CIA’s Sao Paulo, Brasil and THE LEBRON BROTHERS’ Psychedelic Goes Latin, from the modest-sized re-issue specialty labels Mr. Bongo and Get On Down, respectively. Stop by and pick up one of both of these gems, fire up the gas logs,

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LUBOMYR MELNYK, “the prophet of the piano,” presents “FALLEN TREES,” a new album that further demonstrates his singular, boundary-shattering talent.

‘Continuous music’ pioneer and literal force of nature Lubomyr Melnyk has released a dazzling new album called Fallen Trees on December 7, a challenging, monumental work that coincides with Melnyk’s 70th birthday. Despite the autumnal hint in its title, there’s little suggestion of him slowing down.

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ROSANNE CASH has returned with a long-awaited dose of songwriting greatness called SHE REMEMBERS EVERYTHING.

Rosanne Cash is back with her first new album in nearly five years, She Remembers Everything. The poetic, personal and incisive collection features ten songs, all written or co-written by Cash, that reckon with a flawed and fragile world from a uniquely feminine perspective. In most songs, hearing the protagonists’ words as Cash’s own would

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Mr. Gene is absolutely here for the artistry of VIKINGUR OLAFSSON, who pays gorgeous tribute to JOHAN SEBASTIAN BACH (just out) & PHILIP GLASS (last year) on two dazzling releases.

VIKINGUR OLAFSSON’s “Johan Sebastian Bach” is essentially a perfect record. Olafsson delivers sublime listening on all levels; thoughtful and seamless curating and recreating of selections by one of history’s most important composers,

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ERIC BACHMANN’S in-store show to celebrate his new album No Recover was magnificent. We’ve got plenty of copies still in-stock, and we thank you for coming out, Greenville!

The renowned ERIC BACHMANN (of Archers Of Loaf, and Crooked Fingers) played at Horizon on Friday Sept. 7th, to celebrate the release of his superlative new record “No Recover.” We were enthralled by his unique and delightfully dark songwriting poetics

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NATHAN SALSBURG’s new album, “Third,” is his first solo album in five years, and we’ve missed his singular style of acoustic guitar wizardry.

Third is the stunning third album by Nathan Salsburg, one of his generation’s most gifted and idiosyncratic acoustic guitarists. It’s been five years since his last solo record (Hard for to Win and Can’t Be Won, 2013) — but not because he hasn’t been playing guitar.

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Cosmic Americana music heroes unite on DAVE ALVIN and JIMMIE DALE GILMORE’s odyssey across the American west, ‘Downey to Lubbock,’ and they’re playing the Grey Eagle in Asheville on Sat., Nov 10th!

Friends for over three decades, it took Alvin – the founder of seminal punk roots band The Blasters – and Gilmore, of the pioneering country-folk trio The Flatlanders, until last year to collaborate at long last. .

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BRAD MEHLDAU returns with his boundary-breaking trio, Jeff Ballard and Larry Grenadier, on his new album, “Seymour Reads The Constitution!” out now on CD & vinyl LP!

The Brad Mehldau Trio’s Seymour Reads the Constitution is out now on CD and vinyl LP, featuring the boundary-breaking pianist and his longtime trio, drummer Jeff Ballard and bassist Larry Grenadier.

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Another incredible RECORD STORE DAY has come and gone, but we’re still glowing, and we’ve still got lots of cool stuff by TOM WAITS, GOV’T MULE, NEIL YOUNG and many more, while they last!

Record Store Day 2018 was nothing short of amazing, thanks to our incredible customers and a marvelous in-store performance by The Wood Brothers.

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Spartanburg’s beloved and underappreciated UNCLE WALT’S BAND rides again, thanks to OMNIVORE RECORDINGS new anthology, out NOW!

Uncle Walt’s Band, from Spartanburg, South Carolina, was an eclectic music trio that moved to Nashville in 1972 and shortly thereafter to Austin at the urging of Willis Alan Ramsey. ​

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  • TECHNICS SL-D202 turntable
    The semi-auto SL-D202 was introduced in 1981 as the replacement of the D2 model. They continued the tradition of employing a high quality direct drive motor and great sounding tone arm. The cue control was moved to the outside of the table for easier access. This turntable has been professionally […]
  • TECHNICS SLD2 TURNTABLE w/ custom paint job
    The semi-auto SL-D2 is the workhorse of the Technics family. Time has proven this model extremely reliable due to its high-quality direct drive motor and tone arm. This unit features a unique (and very handsome) custom paint job and has been professionally inspected, refurbished, lubricated and has […]
  • Yamaha 5-disc Carousel CD Player
    Tons of programming options and 18bit digital conversion (w/ 8 X oversampling)! Heavy duty unit and professionally inspected and refurbished!     […]
  • Thorens MM 008 Pre-amplifier
    Audiophile grade phono pre-amplifier, extremely clean sound and as reliable and well-constructed as they get! High versatility and ease of use: the MM 008 phono preamplifier can be adjusted to match the tonal characteristics of your pick-up cartridge, ranging from an MM setting to three different […]
  • Technics SLDD2 Turntable
    Technics direct drive quality at an affordable price! The great thing about Technics is they made quality affordable tables that were never “cheap”. This semi-auto SL-DD2 is one of the easiest turntables to operate. Simply move the tone arm over to start the record! This turntable has been […]
  • Technics SLD20 Turntable
    The semi-auto SL-D20 was the most popular of the p-mount turntables. They are ultra-reliable and feature a high-quality direct drive motor. This table has been thoroughly tested and is operating at 100%! Has been fitted with a like new audio technical stylus, Plug and play!       […]
  • Onkyo TX SR 876 Receiver
    Modern AV receiver with plenty of inputs and outputs and turntable READY with on-board phono pre-amplifier! Robust power for surround or otherwise at 140 watts PER CHANNEL! 140 watts x 7 into 8 ohms (20-20,000 Hz) at 0.05% THD. THX® Ultra2 Plus certification new THX listening modes for optimized […]
  • Haffler XL 280 Power Amplifier
    Legendary dedicated power amplifier, pure audiophile grade sound (No gain or tone control needed!), and near non-existent self noise! This is one of the very best amplifiers that Hafler made. It offers 145 watts per channel into 8 ohms, and is stable down to 1 ohm, offering 325 watts for short […]
  • Audio Research LS1 Line Stage Amplifier
    No tone adjustment needed, pure sound for the sound purist! The Audio Research LS1 Line Stage Amplifier is designed to accommodate music lovers who exclusively use line-level input sources — digital or analog — for the reproduction and enjoyment of music in their home audio systems. In technology, […]
    The BDP-S580 has built-in Wi-Fi and the best current lineup of streaming-media services, including Netflix, Amazon Instant, Hulu Plus, Vudu, Slacker, and CinemaNow! […]
    The Technics SL-D30 is a fantastic direct drive turntable featuring the same sound specifications as the SL-D3 model (Which is usually considerably higher in price) […]
    This unit has been completely refurbished including lubrication and calibration! Includes vintage Audio Technica cartridge with OEM stylus! […]
    The Technics SL-D3 is the FULLY AUTOMATIC version of the SL-D2 which is regarded as the workhorse of the Technics family. […]
    The Technics SL-D2 has been considered the workhorse of the Technics line of turntables for decades. […]
    The Technics SL-D1 turntable is a FULL MANUAL version of the legendary SL-D2, this model has been regarded as a “tank” and “indestructible” among hi-fi enthusiasts for decades. […]
    The Sansui S2000 speakers have been highly regarded in the hi-fi community for decades and for good reason! […]
    Very nice Blu-Ray player, with remote! Enjoy 3D Blu-ray Disc movies in Full HD 1080p--also supports standard Blu-ray Disc movies in HD and upscales DVDs to near HD quality. […]
  • RCA 45-EY-2 45rpm TURNTABLE
    The RCA 45-EY-2 is an AC operated 3 tube automatic phonograph with mono amplifier and speaker.  The turntable is a 45 RPM, model RP-190-1, which holds up to twelve 7 inch fine groove records. Uses crystal pickup with medium output voltage. Also uses Qty(1) PM Elliptical 4″ x 6″ speaker. […]
    The BX-300 incorporates a wealth of original Nakamichi technology such as the Discrete Three Head system, a Direct Drive Asymmetrical, Diffused Resonance Dual Capstan Transport etc. […]
    This NAD 7020E is an absolutely rock solid receiver, 2x20watts and AM/FM receiver is perfect for bookshelf and medium sized speakers. To those familiar with the NAD 3020E Stereo Amp, this unit employs much of the same technology!       […]