Archive for the What We’re Into – Recent Interest Category

The New Pornographers Performing @ The Radio Room 7/30!

Following the release of their ninth studio album, Continue As A Guest, Canadian supergroup, The New Pornographers, have set out on a North American tour and are heading our way, July 30th!

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Greenville Gets Weird With Altered States Festival, Saturday July 27th!

Greenville Gets Weird With Altered States Festival, Saturday July 27th!

The third installment of the Altered States Libations & Arts Festival is just around the corner, and man, there’s a lot to be excited about! Eighth State Brewing Co. is yet again hosting the all-ages event,

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Remembrance, The Final Duo Project of Béla Fleck & Chick Corea, Out Now!!

  Remembrance serves as a moving final document of the profound creative and personal rapport between pioneering virtuoso banjoist, Béla Fleck, and the late legendary jazz pianist and composer, Chick Corea.

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Guitar Polymaths, James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg, Collaborate For Third Album, All Gist, Out Now!

James Elkington and Nathan Salsburg’s third album of instrumental guitar recordings, All Gist, is out now!

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THE WHEEL SESSIONS steamroll into performance #105 on THURSDAY, FEB. 22nd. It’s the LOUIS HAYES QUARTET!

John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Oscar Peterson, Horace Silver, Yusef Lateef, and Wes Montgomery; what do all of these jazz giants have in common? Legendary drummer Louis Hayes recorded/performed with all of them during his illustrious eight-decade-long (and counting) career!

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Tyler Ramsey Announces “New Lost Ages” Out Now!

Tyler Ramsey Announces “New Lost Ages” Out Now!

New music, a massive tour and local performances have been announced by our friend, former Band of Horses guitarist, and Asheville’s own Tyler Ramsey! New Lost Ages is in stock now on vinyl LP & CD.

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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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“TEATRO,” the dazzling 1998 collaboration between WILLIE NELSON and DANIEL LANOIS, has FINALLY been reissued on vinyl, and Horizon has it right here!

“TEATRO,” the dazzling 1998 collaboration between WILLIE NELSON and DANIEL LANOIS, has FINALLY been reissued on vinyl, and Horizon has it right here!

Reinvention is key on Teatro, with Nelson revisiting a number of songs he first wrote in the 1960s, including 1968’s “I Just Can’t Let You Say Goodbye”

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SUSTO returns with a dynamic, kaleidoscopic new album, “MY ENTIRE LIFE,” out NOW on CD, LP and indie-store-only blue/green marble LP!

SUSTO returns with a dynamic, kaleidoscopic new album, “MY ENTIRE LIFE,” out NOW on CD, LP and indie-store-only blue/green marble LP!

SUSTO chronicle seasons of transformation within their distinct, diverse, and dynamic breed of rock ‘n’ roll enlivened in broad strokes of classic

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  • Get Ready To Get Down @ The Marcus King Band Family Reunion, Aug. 24-25!!
    The Marcus King Band Family Reunion is back after a five-year hiatus, and this time, it’s set to go down right here in the blues giant’s home state! Offering a taste of the best the south has to offer, from music to Carolina BBQ, Marcus King has curated a two-day festival sure to bring […]
  • 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!   Following 2018’s stunning After Bach, After Bach II continues Mehldau’s […]
  • 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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