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

OUT TODAY, 6/24: The new AVETT BROTHERS album is finally upon us, along with a new SAM BUSH, not to mention NEIL YOUNG and DJ SHADOW! We even got in some new classical for Gene! We are not worthy!

Some serious musical titans return in this week’s new stuff. The Avett Brothers change things up a bit on True Sadness, Sam Bush becomes the Storyman, Neil Young comes back to Earth and DJ Shadow moves mountains. And there’s even some new classical stuff for Mr. Gene! Read on… THE AVETT BROTHERS, True Sadness (CD) The appearance […]

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NEW RELEASES: RADIOHEAD, CASE/LANG/VEIRS, SARAH JAROSZ, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, SONIC YOUTH, WILL BUTLER & more! And make sure to check out the KILLER reissues in-stock today!

Sure, we’ve got that Radiohead album on gorgeous white vinyl (and CD), but that ain’t all by a longshot. The new trio album by kd lang, Neko Case and Laura Veirs is out today, along with new stuff by Sarah Jarosz, Red Hot Chili Peppers & The Low Anthem, plus some never-before-released weirdness from the Sonic […]

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NEW RELEASES 6/10: BAND OF HORSES, COLVIN & EARLE, BRANDY CLARK, ODDISEE, & more, plus killer REISSUESS by the BEACH BOYS & LOU DONALDSON!

Lord a-mercy, we’ve got some big new albums in-stock today! There’s Band of Horses’ long-awaited new one, Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle’s first collaborative effort, a fresh batch of tunes from Brandy Clark, and there’s even a new EP from rap phenom Oddisee! Read on… BAND OF HORSES, Why Are You Ok? (CD/LP) After the […]

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OUT TODAY, 6/3: A huge week including new stuff WILLIAM BELL, PAUL SIMON, BRAD MEHLDAU, WILLIAM TYLER, the DAVID GRISMAN SEXTET, CLAYPOOL LENNON DELIRIUM & more!

Lordy, what a slew of new stuff we got hittin’ the racks this week! We’ve got a stunner from Stax Records legend William Bell, a new Brad Mehldau Trio album that has Gene doing cartwheels (it’s not pretty), Paul Simon’s first new album in five years, and a collection of gorgeous guitar soundscapes by William […]

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NEW STUFF 5/27: Fresh swamp-rock from TONY JOE WHITE, a MILES DAVIS tribute album from ROBERT GLASPER, re-electronica’d BETH ORTON, and more!

Talk about a grab bag o’stuff: This week’s New Releases challenge the word “eclectic” to be a little more diverse. We’ve got a new Tony Joe White album dripping with backwoods boggy funk, a tribute to Miles Davis from jazz pianist Robert Glasper, a Mark Kozelek covers album that paints some standards red, and scuzz-rocker Catfish […]

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NEW RELEASES, 5/20: ERIC CLAPTON releases (maybe) his final record, TOM PETTY’s MUDCRUTCH reunion rolls on, and BOB DYLAN delves further into the Great American Songbook!

Some major classic-rock titans have new stuff out this week, including Eric Clapton’s reunion with Slowhand producer Glyn Johns, Tom Petty’s second effort with his pre-Heartbreakers outfit, and Bob Dylan’s second take on the Great American Songbook. But we’ve also FINALLY got the new Honeycutters in on CD, not to mention some jazz-rap alchemy from […]

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The RECORD FAIR was a blast! People browsin’, buyin’, sellin’ and diggin’ music all day long! The vinyl flowed freely while we rocked our store-wide sale concurrently, right around the corner! Thank you!

The 2016 Record Fair on SATURDAY MAY 7th was a smashing success, and we thank you! The Sears Center and our humble Stone Ave. abode were packed solid with music lovers all day! Thanks to the Sears Center at McPherson Park, Ocha Tea, the amazing DJ’s Tavo & King Harold, and all those who came out to […]

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RECORD STORE DAY LEFTOVERS ABOUND! Still some amazing stuff in-stock by SUPERCHUNK, MUDDY WATERS, LESTER YOUNG, J DILLA, EMMYLOU HARRIS, MILES DAVIS & many more! Come browse through the RSD vinyl goodness!

Kinda slim pickins in the New Release dept. this week, probably due to the massive, lovely chaos of Record Store Day, so we thought we’d let you know about some RSD goodies we’ve still got in stock on vinyl LP! SUPERCHUNK, Tossing Seeds (Singles 1989-91) A special Record Store Day reissue of the first full […]

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NEW STUFF, 5/6: GREGORY PORTER, JULIANNA BARWICK & JAYE BARTELL, plus some lovely jazz from the endlessly amazing Carla Bley, a JACK DEJOHNETTE album that features a collaboration with a new generation, and more!

We’re takin’ time out from our GREENVILLE RECORD FAIR/STOREWIDE SALE prep to breakdown the New Release deets, so let’s get movin’.  GREGORY PORTER is following-up a surprise hit with some more jazzy soul, JULIANNA BARWICK has created some gorgeous ambient minimalism and Gene’s heart doth sing at the plethora of jazz and classical stuff we’ve […]

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OUT TODAY, 4/29: AESOP ROCK, THE BO-KEYS, BRIAN ENO, THE JAYHAWKS, a joyful live set by DEL MCCOURY & DAVID GRISMAN, BRITTA PHILLIPS & KYLE CRAFT newness, not to mention a killer LEFTY FRIZZELL reissue!

OUT TODAY, 4/29: AESOP ROCK, THE BO-KEYS, BRIAN ENO, THE JAYHAWKS, a joyful live set by DEL MCCOURY & DAVID GRISMAN, BRITTA PHILLIPS & KYLE CRAFT newness, not to mention a killer LEFTY FRIZZELL reissue!

Horizon becomes eclectic, indeed with this week’s slate of new stuff. Wizardly rapper Aesop Rock is back and badder than ever, X’s John Doe heads out to the desert, the Bo-Keys delve into the past and come up with something new, and Brian Eno combines the pop hooks of his early solo work with that […]

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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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