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September is AMERICANA MUSIC MONTH at Horizon Records! Come by and check out our Americana display!

September is AMERICANA MUSIC MONTH at Horizon Records! Come by and check out our Americana display!

Ever since Horizon Records opened our doors back in 1975, we’ve been dealing heavily in Americana music, even though we didn’t know it at the time. The term itself didn’t exist til much later, but we were already spreading the word,

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THE 2019 GREENVILLE RECORD FAIR is over, but we’ve still got plenty of new and pre-loved vinyl here to check out at HORIZON RECORDS. Drop on by and get your vinyl fix!

THE 2019 GREENVILLE RECORD FAIR is over, but we’ve still got plenty of new and pre-loved vinyl here to check out at HORIZON RECORDS. Drop on by and get your vinyl fix!

The 2019 RECORD FAIR was a barn-burner for sure, and we hope you dug through the crates and found yourself some good deals and good tunes. And our STOREWIDE SALE was hoppin’ as well, so what’s not to love? See you next year!

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Well, hell, the in-store show from Upstate psychedelic-folk-rockers BROTHER OLIVER has come and gone. But the good news is that we’ve got their new album in stock now!

Well, hell, the in-store show from Upstate psychedelic-folk-rockers BROTHER OLIVER has come and gone. But the good news is that we’ve got their new album in stock now!

Somewhere down at the crossroads of psychedelic rock and melodic folk lies Brother Oliver, happily working both genres into their musical brew.

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The NATIONAL RESERVE let some stripped-down rock n’ soul loose for a brief in-store show at HORIZON RECORDS TODAY before their RADIO ROOM show; what a blast!

We want to thank the guys from THE NATIONAL RESERVE for sending a small contingent of their group down to Horizon earlier today

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Thanks to The NATHAN BOWLES TRIO for their fantastic in-store show at Horizon Records!

We enjoyed ourselves immensely at today’s in-store show, experiencing unique, inspiring, genre-blurring music, courtesy of NATHAN BOWLES, CASEY TOLL and REX MCMURRY. A good time was had by all, some ears were opened, toes were tappin’, it was all good. If you missed it, we have Nathan & Co.’s new album PLAINLY MISTAKEN in-stock on vinyl LP & CD.

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*repeat repeat is about to break big with their incredible new surf-rock-meets-folk-pop album “Glazed!”

On Glazed, *repeat repeat deliver a batch of songs entirely true to the album’s title: sugary and sticky and impossibly shiny, all glistening harmonies and candy-coated hooks. But beneath the gloss lies something more jarring and jagged, a raw vitality generated by the Nashville band’s buzzy rhythms

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FLYING LOTUS’ new album FLAMAGRA is a genre-bending and ambitious yet cohesive full-length from the astro-futurist himself.

The first thing that hits is the funk. Ellison’s more upbeat productions have always had a squelchy, roly-poly quality, but thick wah-wahs and clavinet gives the beginning of Flamagra the feel of mid-’70s Stevie Wonder. Boisterous jams with Anderson .Paak (“More”) and George Clinton (“Burning Down The House”) come off like Ellison strutting

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ESPARANZA SPALDING casts 12 LITTLE SPELLS, a dynamic and experimental collection that explores the healing properties of art, in-stock NOW on CD and vinyl LP!

Each song is dedicated to a corresponding body part, which is weird but also delightful. On “Until The Next Full,” she sings, “Our eyeballs are hollow/but presently hold shape/around a gooey filling” is obviously dedicated to her eyes, as is the sultry “Thang” with its purring demand that you “sink into your hip,”

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Greenville’s own MAC MCCLOUD has brought us “MY HEART IS SINKING,” six songs of sizzlin’ snappy blues, in-stock now on CD at Horizon Records

Mac has struck gold with a long-overdue new release from one of its own favorite sons. MAC MCCLOUD’s deeply personal new solo effort, My Heart is Sinking is more than rocket science; it’s the blues. It’s Mac’s first album since 2002, and he sounds better than ever. What we got here is six songs split evenly between solo acoustic numbers

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RECORD STORE DAY 2019 has come and gone, but we’re still celebrating the 12th anniversary of the event that changed indie-record-store history with plenty of special-edition RSD releases!

Well, Greenville and neighbors near and far, this has been (and is still rollin’ steady) a real treat and a blessing of a Record Store Day ; so much love it’s hard to process, so many nice peoples, a GREAT set from the awe inspiring Tyler Ramsey. Good food and vibe from The Bohemian Cafe, supa staff at team Horizon Records. We are so grateful. Rock on y’all.

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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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