Sufjan Stevens’ “Carrie & Lowell” out on CD/LP this Tuesday 03/31
March 13, 2015

Sufjan Stevens’ latest full length release “Carrie & Lowell” available on CD/LP this Tuesday 03/31! We are fully stocked with both formats – CD
+ limited edition clear vinyl (plus digital download).

Carrie & Lowell sounds like memory: it spans decades yet does not trade on pastiche or nostalgia. Stevens’s gauzy double-tracked vocals wash across the dashboard of long-finned, drop-top Americana, yet as we race towards the coast we are reminded that sunshine leads to shadow, for this is a landscape of terminal roads, unsteady bridges, traumatic video stores, and unhappy beds that provide the scenery for tales of jackknifed cars, funerals, and forgiveness for the dead. Each track in this collection of eleven songs begins with a fragile melody that gathers steam until it becomes nothing less than a modern hymn. Sufjan recounts the indignities of our world, of technological distraction and sad sex, of an age without neither myths nor miracle – and this time around, his voice carries the burden of wisdom. Carrie & Lowell accomplishes the rare thing that any art should achieve, particularly in these noisy and fragmented

RECORD STORE DAY 2015 – Saturday APRIL 18, we open 8AM and rock til 10pm.
March 17, 2015

oh my, it’s coming soon; that most splendorous of the annual hi-fidelity festivals in the record store year – Record Store Day. there will be the usual early vinyl rush, the usual all day sale and the usual in-store sets from some rather nice bands. For now, just mark yer calendar and know: we do it right and have a lot of fun in the process. Check back we will be updating stuff here as we get details confirmed. thank you record collectors and music fans.

Tower of Song is a series of FREE CONCERTS at Horizon Records or in our adjoining Bohemian Cafe, truly a unique listening and performing experience for artists and audience.
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