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PAUL SIMON is back with a heartfelt, funny and masterful album called STRANGER TO STRANGER, out now!

Paul Simon has released Stranger to Stranger, his 13th solo album, on Concord Records. Full of thrilling, imaginative textures, Stranger to Stranger conjures a vivid and vital new context to Simon’s well-established virtuosity as a singer and songwriter. The record, his first since 2011’s acclaimed So Beautiful or So What, ushers the listener into a brave new […]

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The QUAKER CITY NIGHT HAWKS deliver the gritty, greasy rock n’ twang goods on their new album EL ASTRONAUTA, straight outta Fort Worth! Highly recommended for fans of ZZ Top & “Beggars Banquet!

“Good evening from Fort Worth, Texas.” Those are the first words of out Sam Anderson and David Matsler’s mouths on El Astronauta, The QUAKER CITY NIGHT HAWKS‘ electrifying debut album for Lightning Rod Records, and it’s the only introduction you’ll need. Over a viscid, bluesy slide-guitar, the band transports you to the sweltering Texas heat, […]

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Longtime Carolina favorite sons & Horizon-friendly arena warriors THE AVETT BROTHERS have returned with a new album, TRUE SADNESS! They’re playing Bon Secours Wellness Arena on SATURDAY, OCT. 29th! Tickets on-sale NOW!

They’re headed back. We’re glad. THE AVETT BROTHERS have built a following starting from their earliest, modest old-timey/punky releases to the globe-trotting Madison Square Garden-level post-modern folk-pop-roots-punk-type rock icon status they’ve now earned. See them light up the arena in downtown Greenville on October 29th with songs from their new album True Sadness, out now […]

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FREE PLANET RADIO at the TRYON FINE ARTS CENTER, Saturday May 21st!

FREE PLANET RADIO at the TRYON FINE ARTS CENTER, Saturday May 21st!

Join world music supergroup Free Planet Radio in concert at the Tryon Fine Arts Center,  34 Melrose Ave.  Tryon, NC on Saturday, May 21 at 8:00pm! For over a decade, Free Planet Radio has brought its exciting and innovative world-jazz-classical music blend to both concert stages and classrooms.  Based in Asheville NC, this musical partnership began as the shared vision […]

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You’re Going to Dig the Ninth Annual GREATER COLUMBIA RECORD FAIR, coming this Sunday!

You’re Going to Dig the Ninth Annual GREATER COLUMBIA RECORD FAIR, coming this Sunday!

With 30 Plus Vendors, You’re Sure to Find a Record You’re Looking For! Once a year the Greater Columbia Record Fair becomes Columbia’s biggest and best record store. For both the casual listener and the avid collector, the record fair has the Southeast’s best vinyl vendors to ensure great finds for all music lovers. The Greater […]

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Record Store Week: THE MATT FLINNER TRIO! Sizzlin’ string-jazz-grass and roots TOMORROW in The Bohemian Café at 5pm!

Record Store Week: THE MATT FLINNER TRIO! Sizzlin’ string-jazz-grass and roots TOMORROW in The Bohemian Café at 5pm!

Led by one of the most respected mandolinists in today’s acoustic scene, Matt Flinner and his trio partners, Ethan Ballenger (guitar) and Eric Thorin (bass), are sonically founded in bluegrass, jazz, classical and American acoustic music. Over the past decade, the Matt Flinner Trio has been on the cutting edge of the 21st century string band […]

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CARLOS HENRIQUEZ, bassist of Jazz At Lincoln Center BRINGS IT on his debut CD, “Bronx Pyramid!”

CARLOS HENRIQUEZ, bassist of Jazz At Lincoln Center BRINGS IT on his debut CD, “Bronx Pyramid!”

Carlos Henriquez’s THE BRONX PYRAMID marks the Bronx-born, Nuyorican bassist’s first album as a leader and the emergence of a fully fledged Latin jazz master. Joined by guest stars Rubén Blades and Pedrito Martinez and band members including drummer and fellow Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra member Ali Jackson, Henriquez expertly blends modern jazz with […]

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JB “the Indicator” aka John Byce picks the best of 2015 releases. We stock em, you’ll like em.

JB “the Indicator” aka John Byce picks the best of 2015 releases. We stock em, you’ll like em.

JB knows. As an avid music collector, a bodacious drummer, a true connoisseur of sonic wonderment trends in modern rock and related music each year The Indicator offers us his distillation of the year’s expansive releases dialed down to 17 must-haves. This is a veritable check list for 12 months of great tunes from High-Fidelity […]

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JAMES MCMURTRY (and you our wonderful friends and neighbors) rocked our world last Sunday!!

JAMES MCMURTRY (and you our wonderful friends and neighbors) rocked our world last Sunday!!

JAMES MCMURTRY brought the house down on Sunday. It was all beyond amazing: His killer full band (that would be the Heartless Bastards; Tim Holt, Daren Hess and the incredible Cornbread), his amazing new stuff from Complicated Game, his epic closing expanded bayou chooglin’ long version of “Choctaw Bingo,” his patience while he signed many CD’s and […]

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Horizon Records & The Bohemian Café present LAURIE ANTONIOLI

Horizon Records & The Bohemian Café present LAURIE ANTONIOLI

By any definition of the term, singer, songwriter, musician, and producer LAURIE ANTONIOLI  is a Big Deal. She’s toured with saxophonist Joe Henderson, collaborated with pianist George Cables, and has served both as Professor of the Vocal Department at KUG University’s Jazz Institute in Austria and as director of the California Jazz Conservatory in Berkeley. Imagine […]

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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, […]
  • 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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