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

HORIZON RECORDS welcomes THE SWAMP BROTHERS THURSDAY, FEB. 4th at 7pm!

HORIZON RECORDS welcomes THE SWAMP BROTHERS THURSDAY, FEB. 4th at 7pm!

The Swamp Brothers pull from the real Southern roots of folk and Appalachian music to create a hypnotically low-key mix of three-part harmonies, indelible melodies and delicate, intense acoustic playing. These bound-by-music brothers, Putnam Smith, Steven Bacon and Nate Spencer, got together in Putnam’s cabin in Maine and cooked up a vintage-modern sound that’s music to […]

Read more

NEW 12/18: BARONESS, CAGE THE ELEPHANT, CASS MCOMBS & PUSHA T.

NEW 12/18: BARONESS, CAGE THE ELEPHANT, CASS MCOMBS & PUSHA T.

We’ve got the “eclectic” angle covered with this week’s New Releases. Got some heavy-rock from Baroness, some fresh-from-the-vault folk from Cass McCombs, the hottest rapper around (Pusha T) has a new album, and there’s even a classical phenom for Gene to geek out on. Read on… NEW GOODIES BARONESS, Purple (CD/LP) Anthemic, riff-heavy hard-rockers speaker-splitting […]

Read more

JUST RELEASED, 12/11: GRIMES, JENNYLEE, EVA CASSIDY & NEIL FINN/PAUL KELLY!

JUST RELEASED, 12/11: GRIMES, JENNYLEE, EVA CASSIDY & NEIL FINN/PAUL KELLY!

Yes, we finally have the new Grimes album, along with a killer live set by Neil Finn & Paul Kelly, a massive box of goodness from Miles Davis, the new Jennylee solo album, and an amazing set of Art Blakey reissues from Blue Note. Read on… NEW GOODIES GRIMES, Art Angels (CD/LP) The Matador Records […]

Read more

OUT TODAY 12/4: COLDPLAY, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, RICK ROSS & ROGER WATERS

OUT TODAY 12/4: COLDPLAY, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, RICK ROSS & ROGER WATERS

Black Friday done come and gone, but the New Release train rolls on. We’ve got fresh stuff from Coldplay, G. Love, Johnny Marr and Rick Ross, plus some incredible reissue goodness from John Abercrombie & Fleetwood Mac! Read on… NEW GOODIES COLDPLAY, Head Full Of Dreams (CD) Blissfully melodic new album features collaborations with Beyonce, […]

Read more

NEW RELEASES 11/20: SHOVELS & ROPE, ADELE, BRAD MEHLDAU & RUSH.

NEW RELEASES 11/20: SHOVELS & ROPE, ADELE, BRAD MEHLDAU & RUSH.

We done hit the pre-Black Friday stride here. The long-awaited new ADELE is here, SHOVELS & ROPE have sprung a fresh platter on us, the GRATEFUL DEAD bid us fare thee well, and ROGER WATERS rebuilds The Wall. And Gene continues to rant, enthuse and praise the gospel of BRAD MEHLDAU. The reissues are stout […]

Read more

NEW STUFF 11/13: KURT COBAIN, NEIL YOUNG, MUTEMATH, CHRIS ISAAK & more!

NEW STUFF 11/13: KURT COBAIN, NEIL YOUNG, MUTEMATH, CHRIS ISAAK & more!

This week’s New Releases seem to be set on “Blasts From The Past.” We’ve got a tribute to the late Ted Hawkins featuring James McMurtry, among others, a box-set-sized treasure trove of Kurt Cobain stuff, the first new Squeeze and ELO albums in more than a decade, and even a quick hello from the Brian […]

Read more

NEW RELEASES 11/6: EL VY, NATALIE MERCHANT, BILLY GIBBONS & more!

NEW RELEASES 11/6: EL VY, NATALIE MERCHANT, BILLY GIBBONS & more!

Normally, we throw a little classical love Gene’s way when the New Releases come out, but danged if this week ain’t nearly all-classical, all-the-time, both new and reissued. But we’ve also got fresh stuff from The National’s frontman’s side-gig, EL VY, NATALIE MERCHANT, BILLY “ZZ TOP” GIBBONS and more! Read on… NEW GOODIES EL VY, […]

Read more

GOV’T MULE – Dark Side Of The Mule: great band, amazing concert, 3 versions. Go Mule!!

GOV’T MULE – Dark Side Of The Mule: great band, amazing concert, 3 versions. Go Mule!!

NEW! GOV’T MULE – Dark Side Of The Mule on 1CD or deluxe 3CD/DVD, or deluxe gatefold Mule-duty 2LP vinyl. Back in 2008, Gov’t Mule played an epic three-hour gig at Boston’s Orpheum Theatre on Halloween night. The second set that evening saw the band performing a set list comprised entirely of Pink Floyd covers. […]

Read more
  • 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!       […]
X