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

NEW RELEASES, 10/18: HIGHWOMEN vinyl is here, CODY JINKS (again), SUFJAN STEVENS, some killer JASON ISBELL reissues, MARVIN GAYE LIVE, and much more!

NEW RELEASES, 10/18: HIGHWOMEN vinyl is here, CODY JINKS (again), SUFJAN STEVENS, some killer JASON ISBELL reissues, MARVIN GAYE LIVE, and much more!

The overarching theme of The Wanting is Cody’s personal struggles with inner demons and the rigors of stardom. Isn’t it refreshing when so much of modern country involves braggadocios self-aggrandization that Cody Jinks is willing to speak unflinchingly about his fears and vulnerabilities?

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NEW RELEASES, 10/11: BIG THIEF, CODY JINKS, DAVID GRISMAN, TRIGGER HIPPY, KIEFER & more!

NEW RELEASES, 10/11: BIG THIEF, CODY JINKS, DAVID GRISMAN, TRIGGER HIPPY, KIEFER & more!

Two Hands is a showcase for all of Big Thief’s instruments, recorded raw and closeup. But Lenker’s undecorated voice is the most arresting of them all as it swoops from whisper to cry. On the writhing lead single Not, she sings each bruised word with real pain on the line “It’s not the hunger revealing / Not the ricochet in the cave”, before filling up the space her words evoke with a howling guitar solo.

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NEW RELEASES, 10/4: We’ve got WILCO, THE AVETT BROTHERS, ANGEL OLSEN, NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS & some sweet BEASTIE BOYS reissues!

NEW RELEASES, 10/4: We’ve got WILCO, THE AVETT BROTHERS, ANGEL OLSEN, NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS & some sweet BEASTIE BOYS reissues!

Those who know Olsen from the stripped-down intimacy of Burn Your Fire For No Witness may be startled by the near-Björkian-grandeur on display here — although her 2016 My Woman clearly showed an artist whose trajectory had yet to be fully measured. Here, songs alternate vast orchestral landscapes with similarly-cinematic band tracks,

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NEW RELEASES, 9/27: STURGILL SIMPSON, THE BEATLES, BILLY STRINGS, THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS, THE GRATEFUL DEAD & THE REPLACEMENTS!

NEW RELEASES, 9/27: STURGILL SIMPSON, THE BEATLES, BILLY STRINGS, THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS, THE GRATEFUL DEAD & THE REPLACEMENTS!

Ever since Sturgill Simpson was anointed the second coming of Seventies country with his 2014 release, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, the 41-year-old Kentucky Navy vet has spent the past half-decade making a show of his discomfort with any such label. Simpson followed up that career-making record with

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NEW RELEASES, 9/20: BRITTNEY HOWARD, HISS GOLDEN MESSENGER, CHASTITY BELT, MUDHONEY, NEAL FRANCIS, ANDREW COMBS & more!

NEW RELEASES, 9/20: BRITTNEY HOWARD, HISS GOLDEN MESSENGER, CHASTITY BELT, MUDHONEY, NEAL FRANCIS, ANDREW COMBS & more!

Eleven albums in as many years suggest MC Taylor has no issues with writers’ block, that he must be in a constant state of productivity. Yet Terms of Surrender arrived not through clarity,

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NEW RELEASES, 9/13: STEREOLAB reissues, THE LUMINEERS, BELLE & SEBASTIAN, THE PIXIES, CHELSEA WOLFE, (SANDY) ALEX G, and more!

NEW RELEASES, 9/13: STEREOLAB reissues, THE LUMINEERS, BELLE & SEBASTIAN, THE PIXIES, CHELSEA WOLFE, (SANDY) ALEX G, and more!

The groundbreaking indie-noise-experimental stalwarts Stereolab continue their reissue campaign with three of their prime-period albums. The wide-ranging, devilishly melodic Cobra & Phases Group Play Voltage In The Milky Night

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JOAN SHELLEY’s new album, “Like The River Loves The Sea,” is twelve songs of sorely needed soothing wisdom in a chaotic world.

Shelley likes to talk about how deeply rooted her music is in the lineage of Kentucky music — in the collision of traditions that came slowly into place in the American South, forming into new traditions of its own.

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THE 2019 GREENVILLE RECORD FAIR is on the way! Get ready to dive into the vinyl crates once more at the SEARS RECREATION CENTER @ McPherson Park on Saturday, Sept. 21st!

It’s ON: HORIZON RECORDS presents the 2019 RECORD FAIR on SATURDAY, SEPT. 21st from 10am-4pm at the Sears Recreation Center

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NEW RELEASES, 8/30: JOAN SHELLEY, BON IVER, BONNIE PRINCE BILLY & BRYCE DESSNER, THE SERATONES, LANA DEL REY, VELVET NEGRONI & more!

On “‘Neon Brown’, Velvet Negroni is a griot relaying the life and times of his own island – it’s a singular place, with the squeak and thrum of guitar strings looped over drum machine beats accented by steely marimbas, all creating a pocket for

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NEW RELEASES 8/16: THE HOLD STEADY, SLEATER-KINNEY, DREW HOLCOMB & NEIGHBORS, KING GIZZARD & LIZARD WIZARD, LILLIE MAE, OLD SALT UNION, SHURA, RIDE & more!

In WB Yeats’ most famous line, “things fall apart, the center cannot hold.” Things were pretty bad when he wrote that in 1919, the first world war segueing smoothly into the Irish war of independence, but Sleater-Kinney twist the line into something even worse.

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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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