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Mean Gene wants to say THANKS!

Happy holidays music tribe! Well, Winter Solstice 2023 is now upon us. As I write this, Horizon Records is racing through our 49th Holiday Season. I am filled with a sense of surreal awe and boundless gratitude. I am bemused, and ok, a little proud of how a squirrely, Jazz, Folk, Psyche-Blues-Rock clueless fanatic collector […]

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James Elkington Creates a Modern Library Masterwork with Latest Instrumental Album, Me Neither, Out 12/08!

“Quietly and in nearly the last week of December,  possibly my favorite release of the year just landed. Without the crazed mob of social media sheep, James Elkington drops (via No Quarter Records) a totally honest, creative, life affirming, super personal all instrumental guitar centric masterpiece of postmodern folk compositions

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WILCO continues their prolific release schedule with COUSIN, a new, highly experimental album out September 29th!

WILCO continues their prolific release schedule with COUSIN, a new, highly experimental album out September 29th!

First things first, people: WILCO is BACK with a new album called COUSIN, available on CD & LP on FRIDAY, SEPT. 29th on dBpm Records. Preorder your copy HERE. “I’m cousin to the world,” frontman Jeff Tweedy confesses. “I don’t feel like I’m a blood relation, but maybe I’m a cousin by marriage.” Produced by […]

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Hip-hop genius MF DOOM has reissued his 2003 album VAUDEVILLE VILLAIN, released under the name VIKTOR VAUGHN. It’s in-stock NOW on CD and silver vinyl 2xLP!

Hip-hop genius MF DOOM has reissued his 2003 album VAUDEVILLE VILLAIN, released under the name VIKTOR VAUGHN. It’s in-stock NOW on CD and silver vinyl 2xLP!

In 2003, MF DOOM introduced us to one of his most intriguing alter egos, VIKTOR VAUGHN. Now, his sole album under that pseudonym, VAUDEVILLE VILLAIN, has been reissued on CD and 2xLP silver vinyl! Get your copy HERE. As the story goes, Viktor Vaughn was an interdimensional time-traveling MC from another realm where Hip-Hop was […]

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Shoegaze giants SLOWDIVE return with “EVERYTHING IS ALIVE,” the work of a classic band continuing to pitch its unmistakable voice to the future. It’s in-stock NOW!!

Shoegaze giants SLOWDIVE return with “EVERYTHING IS ALIVE,” the work of a classic band continuing to pitch its unmistakable voice to the future. It’s in-stock NOW!!

EVERYTHING IS ALIVE, the fifth album from shoegaze giants SLOWDIVE, contains the duality of a familiar internal language mixed with the exaltation of new beginnings.

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The marvelous BETTYE LAVETTE’s new album, LAVETTE! takes on the songwriting catalog of one of our favorite artists, Mr. RANDALL BRAMBLETT! It’s out NOW on CD and LP!

The marvelous BETTYE LAVETTE’s new album, LAVETTE! takes on the songwriting catalog of one of our favorite artists, Mr. RANDALL BRAMBLETT! It’s out NOW on CD and LP!

The result is revelatory for both artists. Drummer/producer Steve Jordan returns for the third time to produce these eleven Bramblett tunes,

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BONNIE PRINCE BILLY returns with KEEPING SECRETS WILL DESTROY YOU, a remarkably intimate, soulful album that’s in-stock NOW!

BONNIE PRINCE BILLY returns with KEEPING SECRETS WILL DESTROY YOU, a remarkably intimate, soulful album that’s in-stock NOW!

The presence of so many local players and music educators in the band lends not only to a flow of moments so fluidly encompassing of a wide range of musics from classical to Japanese acid folk and elsewhere

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BRAD, the haunting and heavy side-project of PEARL JAM’s STONE GOSSARD, is out now on a 30th anniversary reissue!

BRAD, the haunting and heavy side-project of PEARL JAM’s STONE GOSSARD, is out now on a 30th anniversary reissue!

If you weren’t there, it’s difficult to describe the shadow that PEARL JAM cast in the ’90s. Their blend of hard-rock riffs, emotional vocals and pounding rhythms captivated millions, to the extent that the band members were able to launch successful side-projects in the wake of their success. Guitarist STONE GOSSARD’s band BRAD was one […]

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Bluegrass phenom MOLLY TUTTLE returns with CITY OF GOLD, a spectacular new album with her band, GOLDEN HIGHWAY. It’s out NOW!

Bluegrass phenom MOLLY TUTTLE returns with CITY OF GOLD, a spectacular new album with her band, GOLDEN HIGHWAY. It’s out NOW!

The new album follows Tuttle’s acclaimed 2022 record, Crooked Tree, which won Best Bluegrass Album at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards and also led to a Best New Artist nomination.

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Stop what you’re doing and check out the stunning new album by ANOHNI, “MY BACK WAS A BRIDGE FOR YOU TO CROSS,” in-stock NOW!

Stop what you’re doing and check out the stunning new album by ANOHNI, “MY BACK WAS A BRIDGE FOR YOU TO CROSS,” in-stock NOW!

MY BACK WAS A BRIDGE FOR YOU TO CROSS, ANOHNI’s new album, shape-shifts through a broad range of subject matter to express a world view. Through a personal lens, ANOHNI addresses loss of loved ones, inequality, alienation, acceptance, cruelty, ecocide, devastation wrought by Abrahamic theologies, Future Feminism, and the possibility that we might yet transform our […]

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  • Brad Mehldau Double Hitter Out Now Via Nonesuch!
                  Grammy Award winning jazz pianist, composer, and arranger, Brad Mehldau, has two new albums, After Bach II and Après Fauré, out on Nonesuch Records! […]
  • Kamasi Washington Turns to Dance on Fearless Movement, Out Now!
    Following 2015’s (aptly titled) The Epic and 2018’s Heaven and Earth, the Los Angeles saxophonist, composer, and band leader juggernaut’s Fearless Movement is “a celebration of music, dance, and the ever changing maze of the mind that makes us who we are”. […]
  • 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, […]
  • SONY BDP-S580 BLU-RAY PLAYER
    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! […]
  • TECHNICS SL-D30 TURNTABLE
    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) […]
  • TECHNICS SL-D20 TURNTABLE
    This unit has been completely refurbished including lubrication and calibration! Includes vintage Audio Technica cartridge with OEM stylus! […]
  • TECHNICS SL-D3 TURNTABLE
    The Technics SL-D3 is the FULLY AUTOMATIC version of the SL-D2 which is regarded as the workhorse of the Technics family. […]
  • TECHNICS SL-D2 TURNTABLE
    The Technics SL-D2 has been considered the workhorse of the Technics line of turntables for decades. […]
  • TECHNICS SL-D1 TURNTABLE
    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. […]
  • SANSUI S2000 SPEAKERS
    The Sansui S2000 speakers have been highly regarded in the hi-fi community for decades and for good reason! […]
  • SAMSUNG BDPS 580 BLU-RAY PLAYER
    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. […]
  • NAKAMICHI BX 300 CASSETTE DECK
    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. […]
  • NAD 7020E RECEIVER
    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!       […]
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