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  • The Dynospectrum (20 Year Anniversary Remaster) The Dynospectrum (20 Year Anniversary Remaster) Quick View

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    The Dynospectrum (20 Year Anniversary Remaster)

    Early Rhymesayers Group Project Consisting Of Members Slug (Atmosphere, Felt); I Self Devine (Micranots, Semi.official); Musab (Beyond, Sab The Artist); And Mr. Gene Poole (Phull Surkle), Produced Entirely By Ant (Atmosphere, Brother Ali).


    First Time Ever Available On Vinyl!


    Sourced From The Original Reel-To-Reel Tapes, Mixed Again And Remastered For This Special Anniversary.


    Includes Three Previously Unreleased Bonus Tracks Recorded During The Original Studio Sessions.


    Vinyl Packaging Includes Three LPs Pressed On A Black & Cream Colored Side A/B Effect Vinyl


    Includes An Illustrated 8-Panel Accordion Fold-Out Poster,


    Housed In A Gatefold Jacket


    Includes Original Artwork/Illustrations By Brilliant Visual Artist Aaron Horkey


    As Rhymesayers was transitioning from a local Twin Cities crew, who were known for
    explosive and engaging live shows at coffee shops, raves, and venues around town, into
    a full-fledged independent label, some of the most integral players in the crew decided to
    form a supergroup, and thus began the legend of The Dynospectrum.


    The group's formula was largely centered on the four MCs, Slug of Atmosphere, I Self
    Devine of The Micranots, Beyond (better known as Musab), and Mr. Gene Poole of Phull
    Surkle. Each of them had already made a notable impression on the Twin Cities scene,
    so the idea of them coming together was easy to view as a force to be reckoned with.
    However, an essential element of The Dynospectrum was its production, as Ant (of
    Atmosphere) was digging deep into his explorations of painting sound with dark and
    moody strokes. Yet another signature aspect to this album was its iconic artwork,
    provided courtesy of the Headshots resident artist, Aaron "Abuse" Horkey, who has also
    provided some new work for this special vinyl edition. Horkey's uniquely exquisite graffiti
    stylings give the album a comic book-like essence while maintaining an air of elegance
    and fine art. Lastly, in order to take all this creative energy and shape it into something
    real, label CEO, Siddiq Sayers, acted as the sound engineer at the time for the newly
    formed Rhymesayers studios, and took the lead on distribution and management for the
    project.


    All of this resulted in The Dynospectrum being a landmark release in the Rhymesayers
    catalog, regarded to this day as a cult classic, which makes it long overdue that we finally
    get to see this full release available on vinyl for the very first time. This upcoming special
    vinyl edition, just like our recent Overcast! 20th Anniversary vinyl release, has been
    completely re-mixed from the original reel-to-reel tapes and remastered, complete with
    bonus unreleased material from those same recording sessions. All the original music
    and lyrics have been left completely intact, only enhancing the listening experience, so
    that this breakthrough album sounds better than ever!

    LP 1
    1. You Can Lose Your Mind (Remastered)
    2. Introspectrum (Remastered)
    3. Headphone Static (Remastered)
    4. Permanent On Surfaces (Remastered)
    5. Breath Of Fresh (Remastered)
    6. The Winter Moon (Remastered)
    7. Brief Interlude (Remastered)


    LP 2
    1. Appearing Live (Remastered)
    2. Southside Myth (Remastered)
    3. Traction (Remastered)
    4. Decompression Chamber (Remastered)
    5. Evidence Of Things Not Seen (Remastered)
    6. Superior Friends (Remastered)
    7. I Wouldn't Want You To Die Uninformed (Remastered)


    LP 3
    1. Tenfold (Remastered)
    2. Anything Is Everything (Remastered)
    3. Armor (Remastered)
    4. Mass Exodus (Bonus Track) [Remastered]
    5. He Who Dies With The Most Toys (Bonus Track) [Remastered]
    6. Obstacles (Bonus Track) [Remastered]

    The Dynospectrum
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  • All The Beauty In This Whole Life All The Beauty In This Whole Life Quick View

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    All The Beauty In This Whole Life

    Pressed On Translucent Clear 3-Color Splatter Vinyl


    Over the past 17 years, Brother Ali has earned wide critical acclaim for his
    deeply personal, socially conscious, and inspiring brand of hip-hop. Under
    Rhymesayers Entertainment, he's unleashed a series of lauded projects,
    establishing himself as one of the most respected independent voices in music.
    The latest chapter in that celebrated journey is All the Beauty in This Whole Life,
    a 15-track collection produced entirely by Atmosphere's Anthony "Ant" Davis.


    This entire album is based on the reality that beauty is the splendor of truth
    says the Minneapolis MC. Beauty in all of its forms is the outward manifestation
    of love and virtue. It soothes the soul and pulls it gently toward the truth it
    communicates. Every word and note of this album is intended to either reflect
    beauty, or expose the ugliness that blocks us from living lives of meaning.


    All the Beauty in This Whole Life is Ali's first official release in five years and
    represents the newest and most refined chapter of his life's journey. Each of
    my albums are the result of the pain, growth and eventual healing that I experience.
    Articulating the pain and navigating the healing allows the people who
    really feel my music to travel with me. It's not only that we hurt together, we heal
    together as well.


    Contrasting intensely heavy moments with joyous and grateful ones, All the
    Beauty in This Whole Life arrives right on time, to help heal a divided nation
    through the power of music. Ali wouldn't have it any other way. In times of great
    suffering in the outside world, the most important battles start from within.

    LP 1
    1. Pen To Paper (feat. Amir Sulaiman)
    2. Own Light (What Hearts Are For)
    3. Special Effects (feat. deM atlaS)
    4. Can't Take That Away
    5. Dear Black Son
    6. We Got This (feat. Sa-Roc)
    7. Uncle Usi Taught Me
    8. Pray For Me


    LP 2
    1. It Ain't Easy
    2. Never Learn
    3. Tremble
    4. Before They Called You White
    5. The Bitten Apple (feat. Idris Philips)
    6. Out Of Here
    7. All The Beauty In This Whole Life

    Brother Ali
    $28.99
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  • Most Of My Heroes Still Don't Appear On No Stamp Most Of My Heroes Still Don't Appear On No Stamp Quick View

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    Most Of My Heroes Still Don't Appear On No Stamp

    Side 4 contains Serato Control Tone!


    Limited to 500 Copies!


    11 tracks laden with the sonic and word fury Public Enemy has been known for. CHUCK D, FLAVOR FLAV, DJ LORD, PROFESSOR GRIFF, the baNNed and S1WS all contribute. It's a new sound with the CLASSIC Bomb Squad like assembly approach with contributors like ZTRIP, LARGE PROFESSOR, BUMPY KNUCKLES, with BROTHER ALI, CORMEGA, and Hall Of Famer DMC and others. Now on double vinyl! Limited to 500 copies, celebrate PE's Induction into the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame in style!

    1. Run Till It's Dark
    2. Get Up Stand Up
    3. Most Of My Heroes STILL Don't Appear on NO Stamp Part I
    4. I Shall Not Be Moved
    5. Get It In
    6. Hoover Music ...Don't Appear on NO Stamp Part II
    7. Catch The Thrown
    8. RLTK
    9. Truth Decay ...Don't Appear on NO Stamp Part III
    10. FassFood
    11. WTF? ...Don't Appear on NO Stamp Part IV
    Public Enemy
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  • Deadworld Reborn (Picture Disc) Deadworld Reborn (Picture Disc) Quick View

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    Deadworld Reborn (Picture Disc)

    Limited to 1,000 Hand Numbered Pieces

    Limited Edition Picture Disc


    Mr. Dibbs has become one of the most respected and innovative turntablist/dj style producers in the
    game. Last year Mr. Dibbs died for approximately 53 seconds, one short month after the quiet release of
    Deadworld.


    Held up in the hospital for a few weeks, Dibbs was an inadvertent resident of an impromptu hip hop
    retirement home. Battling leukemia on the floor above him was his longtime friend Marcus "Skandal da
    Ruckus Man" Mitchell. An epic MC and producer, of equally epic bodily proportions, Skandal's heart
    was big, but his production skills and lyrical largesse were even bigger.


    Mr. Dibbs was found... in the strong lifeline we've all come to know and love as Skandal. Skandal lost
    his life in October last year, but even thru his passing he made Dibbs feel important enough to be reborn.
    'Deadword Reborn' was digitally released last november with all procceds going to Skandal's daughter.


    Now for the first time ever 'Deadworld Reborn' is available in physical form as a 12" picture disc vinyl.
    Limited to 1,000 hand numbered pieces and featuring a long list of artists and producers including
    Brother Ali, The Black Keys, Grayskul, Murs, JEL, Skandal Da Ruckus Man himself, along with
    many more.


    "What I could not see at the time was being reborn into the world of the living through someone else's
    full-circle leaving." -Dibbs

    A Side:
    1. Dead Side
    2. Inter...


    B Side:
    3. World Side
    4. Good Knight
    5. Where Pigs Fly

    Mr. Dibbs
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  • Brian Olive (Awaiting Repress) Brian Olive (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Brian Olive (Awaiting Repress)

    Green Vinyl


    Brian Olive's name first came into the public eye as a founding guitarist/singer of the Greenhornes, and later as a member of the Soledad Brothers, for whom he provided saxophone and sundries under the pseudonym of Oliver Henry. However, unlike those prior genre-specific endeavors, this album, his self-titled debut, is a breakout multicolored affair that takes musical and lyrical cues from the British psychedelic '60s, as well as the soul-pop hit factories of Memphis, and wanders through the erstwhile streets of the Ninth Ward.


    The sessions took place in Cincinnati, in what was once the basement vault of a pawn shop, and were produced, recorded and mixed on analog tape by Brian himself. Beside playing guitar, woodwind and piano, Olive is accompanied on the album by friends Jared McKinney and Craig Fox of the Greenhornes, Mike Weinel, formerly of the Heartless Bastards, and Dan Allaire who did time with the Brian Jonestown Massacre. Olive also sings lead and is backed by the Kadish Sisters with Donna Jay, a vocal trio brought together in the studio for the occasion.

    1. Ida Red
    2. The Day Is Coming (Sainte-Marie's Dream)
    3. Echoing Light
    4. There Is Love
    5. Stealin'
    6. Jubilee Line
    7. Killing Stone
    8. High Low
    9. See Me Mariona
    10. Calling All Around
    Brian Olive
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  • Walk In Africa 1979-81 (Discontinued) Walk In Africa 1979-81 (Discontinued) Quick View

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    Walk In Africa 1979-81 (Discontinued)

    Remastered From Original Sources


    Vinyl Cut By John Golden And Pressed At RTI


    First Ever Anthology


    2xLP Housed In A Deluxe Gatefold Tip-On Jacket With 20-pg Book, And Download Card Full Full Anthology


    Scholarly Liner Notes By Punk In Africa Film Director Keith Jones


    Unseen Photos, Flyers, And Band Ephemera


    The South Africa of the late 1970s was neither the right place nor time to launch a mixed-race punk band. Yet, following the student-inspired Soweto Uprising of 1976, it was also exactly the right conditions to foster a band like National Wake, one formed in an underground commune, and one whose very name exists in protest at the divisive, racist apartheid regime. Never before collected together, Light In The Attic is set to release National Wake's full body of work as Walk In Africa 1979-81.


    Featured heavily in the recent documentary Punk In Africa , National Wake played punk, reggae and tropical funk, equally at home in the city's rock underground and the township nightclub circuit. Ivan Kadey started the band with two brothers, Gary and Punka Khoza. The three were from different worlds - while Ivan was an outsider, a Jewish orphan born in the traditional Johannesburg immigrant neighborhood, Gary, Punka and their family were forcibly moved to the troubled township of Soweto under the apartheid regime. Later joined by guitarist Steve Moni, the whole band grew up against a backdrop of township unrest, social upheaval and suburban tedium that characterized apartheid-era South Africa.


    National Wake released just one album, in 1981. It sold approximately 700 copies before being withdrawn under government pressure. The band subsequently disintegrated, but their influence could be traced in the racially mixed post-punk underground centered around Rockey Street in Johannesburg throughout the 1980s, their legacy transmitted through fanzines and underground cassette trading.


    Sadly, Gary and Punka Khoza both passed away in their 40s. Kadey now works as an architect in Los Angeles, but his attention eventually turned back to the band as their legacy grew in the digital era, with the emergence of specialized music websites and Punk In Africa leading to their rediscovery. Czech State Radio memorably described the band as "perhaps the most dissident music scene of the 20th century: a multi-racial punk band in a fascist police state."


    In 2011, Kadey re-released the band's self-titled album on CD in South Africa, but spoke about having more than 20 tracks that had never seen the light of day - until now. "All of these recordings put together they speak of the whole evolution of the band," he has said. "From a sort of naive, almost belief that we could miraculously change everything to realizing what a struggle it was, and what the country was going through and what it would go through."

    LP1
    1. International News
    2. It's All Right
    3. Walk In Africa
    4. Time And Place
    5. Corner House Stone
    6. Mercenaries
    7. Wake Of The Nation
    8. Supaman


    LP2
    1. Speed It Up
    2. Beat Up The Lights
    3. Black Punk Rockers
    4. Stratocaster
    5. Everybody
    6. Vatsiketeni

    National Wake
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  • Joyful Noise Joyful Noise Quick View

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    Joyful Noise

    Import

    Available On Vinyl For The First Time!


    Guest Appearances By Solomon Burke, RubÉn Blades A.O.


    American guitarist and songwriter Derek Trucks had played with such artists as Bob Dylan, Joe Walsh and Stephen Stills by his twentieth birthday. After performing with The Allman Brothers Band for several years as a guest musician, Trucks became a formal member of the band in 1999 and appeared on 4 of their albums.


    Trucks officially formed The Derek Trucks Band in 1996. The album Joyful Noise features guests including his wife Susan Tedeschi (with who he formed The Tedeschi Trucks Band in 2010), Rahat Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and soul artist Solomon Burke. Derek is best known for his slide guitar style and plays an eclectic blend of blues, soul, jazz, rock and world music. The Derek Trucks Band won an Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album for Already Free [MOVLP1395] in 2010.

    LP 1


    1. Joyful Noise
    2. So Close, So Far Away
    3. Home In Your Heart (Featuring Solomon Burke)
    4. Maki Madni (Featuring Rahat Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan)
    5. Kam-ma-lay (Featuring RubÉn Blades)


    LP 2


    1. Like Anyone Else (Featuring Solomon Burke)
    2. Every Good Boy
    3. Baby, You're Right (Featuring Susan Tedeschi)
    4. Lookout 31
    5. Frisell

    Derek Trucks Band
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  • All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us Quick View

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    All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us

    ARCHITECTS UK are a band who've never shied away from challenging the world around
    them. Long lauded as some of modern metal's most progressive-thinking minds, for the
    past decade, the quintet have pushed boundaries, redefined genres, and never feared
    having to question themselves in order for their art to leave its mark on this Earth. ARCHITECTS
    UK, are a band like few others; The quintet all practice a vegan lifestyle, tour
    with a consciousness about their footprint on the world, and devote time and energies to
    environmental causes.


    Their 7th studio album, All Out Gods Have Abandoned Us is the heaviest and darkest
    work to which the band have ever put their name, both on and below its surface. "To me,
    All Our Gods is about getting to the root of the dysfunctions and disillusionment that
    cause all of this mess, be it personal or political or environmental," says ARCHITECTS
    UK guitarist and principle songwriter, Tom Searle. ARCHITECTS UK lineup also includes
    Tom's twin brother Dan on drums, Sam Carter on lead vocals, guitarist Adam Christianson
    and Ali Dean on bass.


    For the follow-up to their 2014 album Lost Forever/Lost Together, ARCHITECTS UK returned
    to Gothenburg's Studio Fredman and the production team of Fredrik Nordström
    and Henrik Udd and it was they who would once again be entrusted to help translate the
    tracks penned by Tom Searle into a reality.

    1. Nihilist
    2. Deathwish
    3. Phantom Fear
    4. Downfall
    5. Gone With The Wind
    6. The Empty Hourglass
    7. A Match Made In Heaven
    8. Gravity
    9. All Love is Lost
    10. From The Wilderness
    11. Memento Mori
    Architects UK
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  • People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm (25th Anniversary Edition) People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm (25th Anniversary Edition) Quick View

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    People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm (25th Anniversary Edition)

    A Tribe Called Quest and Sony Legacy present the 25th anniversary edition collection of the group's classic debut album, People's Instinctive Travels And The Paths of Rhythm. In celebration of the 25th anniversary, the album has been remastered from the original tapes by Grammy-Award winning engineer Bob Power, and re-released with exclusive new remixes. This album marks the debut release in a series of re-releases by A Tribe Called Quest over the course of the next few years.


    People's Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm made its debut in 1990 and came at a crucial time for hip-hop. The Queens-raised childhood friends -- Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Jarobi White -- took the traditional hip-hop formula and threw it out the window. Like their contemporaries in De La Soul and the Jungle Brothers, all of whom would become known as the Native Tongues collective, their lyrical and musical influences were unlike any hip-hop group on the scene. While many built breaks around vintage soul and funk samples, ATCQ utilized samples of jazz and '70s rock. Their verses were conversational instead of confrontational, addressing socially conscious topics with laid-back candor and slightly off-kilter humor.


    Critics and hip-hop audiences understood the sea of change ATCQ represented. The Source gave the album a perfect score of five mics (a first for the publication), while The Village Voice praised it as upliftingly dope.

    LP 1
    1. Push It Along
    2. Luck of Lucien
    3. After Hours
    4. Footprints
    5. I Left My Wallet In El Segundo
    6. Public Enemy
    7. Bonita Applebum (includes 'Can I Kick It' Intro)
    8. Can I Kick It?
    9. Youthful Expression


    LP 2
    1. Rhythm (Devoted to the Art of Moving Butts)
    2. Mr. Muhammad
    3. Ham 'N' Eggs
    4. Go Ahead In the Rain
    5. Description of a Fool
    6. Footprints (remix)
    7. Bonita Applebum (Pharrell Williams Remix)
    8. Can I Kick It? (J. Cole Remix)

    A Tribe Called Quest
    $34.99
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  • Dali Zensor 5 Speakers - White Dali Zensor 5 Speakers - White Quick View

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    Dali Zensor 5 Speakers - White

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    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    Today, we expect that little extra care and attention, when it comes to performance, visual appearance, and details. The ZENSOR 5 comes up to these expectations.


    The ZENSOR 5 front baffle features the exclusive ZENSOR high-gloss lacquered finish, while high-grade vinyl adds an inviting and smooth look to the cabinet made of medium density fibreboard, incorporating soundproof material and internal bracings.


    As its big brother, the ZENSOR 5 highlights a line of prominent features such as removable front grille, steady aluminium base, front mounted bass reflex port, and a single wired connection input of premium quality. 15 cm shorter than its larger sibling and still more than 80 cm tall, floor standing ZENSOR 5 will indeed prove to be a both recognizable and modern companion blending into the home dÉcor in good taste.


    Naturally, the 2 x 5 ¼" woofers are completely newly developed and benefit from comprehensive knowledge and heritage from successful DALI woofers. While the low-loss construction guarantees optimized cone and suspension for lasting enjoyment of the entire soundscape.


    ZENSOR 5 is where to look, if you wish to embellish your home environment with an authoritative and realistic performer that never leaves doubt of its origin in DALI high-end heritage.


    Dali Speakers
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    Dali Zensor 5 White - Pair Buy Now
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    Dali Zensor 5 Speakers - Black

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    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    Today, we expect that little extra care and attention, when it comes to performance, visual appearance, and details. The ZENSOR 5 comes up to these expectations.


    The ZENSOR 5 front baffle features the exclusive ZENSOR high-gloss lacquered finish, while high-grade vinyl adds an inviting and smooth look to the cabinet made of medium density fibreboard, incorporating soundproof material and internal bracings.


    As its big brother, the ZENSOR 5 highlights a line of prominent features such as removable front grille, steady aluminium base, front mounted bass reflex port, and a single wired connection input of premium quality. 15 cm shorter than its larger sibling and still more than 80 cm tall, floor standing ZENSOR 5 will indeed prove to be a both recognizable and modern companion blending into the home dÉcor in good taste.


    Naturally, the 2 x 5 ¼" woofers are completely newly developed and benefit from comprehensive knowledge and heritage from successful DALI woofers. While the low-loss construction guarantees optimized cone and suspension for lasting enjoyment of the entire soundscape.


    ZENSOR 5 is where to look, if you wish to embellish your home environment with an authoritative and realistic performer that never leaves doubt of its origin in DALI high-end heritage.


    Dali Speakers
    $995.00
    Dali Zensor 5 Black - Pair Buy Now
  • Dali Zensor 5 Speakers - Walnut Dali Zensor 5 Speakers - Walnut Quick View

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    Dali Zensor 5 Speakers - Walnut

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    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    Today, we expect that little extra care and attention, when it comes to performance, visual appearance, and details. The ZENSOR 5 comes up to these expectations.


    The ZENSOR 5 front baffle features the exclusive ZENSOR high-gloss lacquered finish, while high-grade vinyl adds an inviting and smooth look to the cabinet made of medium density fibreboard, incorporating soundproof material and internal bracings.


    As its big brother, the ZENSOR 5 highlights a line of prominent features such as removable front grille, steady aluminium base, front mounted bass reflex port, and a single wired connection input of premium quality. 15 cm shorter than its larger sibling and still more than 80 cm tall, floor standing ZENSOR 5 will indeed prove to be a both recognizable and modern companion blending into the home dÉcor in good taste.


    Naturally, the 2 x 5 ¼" woofers are completely newly developed and benefit from comprehensive knowledge and heritage from successful DALI woofers. While the low-loss construction guarantees optimized cone and suspension for lasting enjoyment of the entire soundscape.


    ZENSOR 5 is where to look, if you wish to embellish your home environment with an authoritative and realistic performer that never leaves doubt of its origin in DALI high-end heritage.


    Dali Speakers
    $995.00
    Dali Zensor 5 Walnut - Pair Buy Now
  • TigerFace (Awaiting Repress) TigerFace (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    TigerFace (Awaiting Repress)

    Over three previous studio albums, pianist/sound-sculptor/songwriter Marco Benevento has set forth a vision for instrumental music that connects the dots between Explosions In The Sky and Tortoise on one side, Brian Eno and Brad Mehldau on the other. On his fourth studio recording, 'Tigerface', the 34-year old artist takes the next step forward in this evolution. Benevento paints his songs in a myriad of sonic colors, shimmering in acoustic piano, synths and analog keyboards. The tunes themselves conceptualized from seemingly every wisp of melody, hook and cadence that s ever tickled his ear. The album was recorded and mixed by Tom Biller (Silversun Pickups, Fiona Apple) and Bryce Goggin (Pavement, Akron/Family), while Benevento invited a stellar cast of musicians to help capture his ideas, including drummers Matt Chamberlain (Bill Frisell, Pearl Jam), John McEntire (Tortoise, The Sea & The Cake) and Andrew Barr (The Barr Brothers), bassists Dave Dreiwitz (Ween), Reed Mathis (Tea Leaf Green) and Mike Gordon (Phish), violinist Ali Helnwein (Traction Avenue Chamber Orchestra) and saxophonist Stuart Bogie (Antibalas, Superhuman Happiness). For the first time on record he uses vocals, inviting Kalmia Traver (Rubblebucket) to sing on the infectious dance rock rave-up 'Limbs Of A Pine' and the pastoral psych rock meditation 'This Is How It Goes'. Other standouts include the angelic Arcade Fire meets The Flaming Lips anthem 'Eagle Rock', the soaring garage psychadelia of 'Going West', the piano riff rock jaunt 'Escape Horse', and the happily lilting 'Fireworks', which bounces along like a long lost Italian folk song beamed down to him by ancestors from his father s homeland. As anybody who's seen Benevento perform live can attest, the pianist eyes closed, smile wide across his face, fingers free-flowing across the keys is a satellite to the muse. 'Tigerface', indeed, is the commitment to this idea; a record that rides the yes wave and in the process becomes a soundtrack for fellow travelers chasing the horizon ahead.
    1. Limbs Of A Pine
    2. This Is How It Goes
    3. Fireworks
    4. Going West
    5. Eagle Rock
    6. Soma
    7. Do What She Told You
    8. Escape Horse
    9. Basilicata
    10. This Is How It Goes (instrumental)
    Marco Benevento
    $16.99
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