Sound Cat Records

4526 Liberty Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15224

(412) 621-3256

Hours:

  • Monday-Thursday 11 - 7
  • Friday 11 - 8
  • Saturday 10 - 7
  • Sunday 12 - 5

News From Sound Cat

Destroyer - Dream Lover August 28, 2015
Alright, I think i gave you enough time to digest that lp list, although if you managed to stomach down a lp good for you as well. Here's some of todays cd new releases: Mike Krol, Destroyer, Yo La Tengo, Foals, Andy T and Nick Nixon, Steep Canyon Rangers, Zac Harmon, Carousel, Beach House, Enrico Rava and Stephan Battaglia. There are reissues from Jimi Hendrix, Robert Cray, Van Morrison (essential) and the Faces. Here's some Destroyer!
Video: Destroyer - Dream Lover
Yo La Tengo - "Friday I August 28, 2015
its a fairly sizable new release day here at The Cat, so i'm gonna break this into 2 posts. The first lets talk about New Release Lp's which include Mike Krol, Destroyer, Foals, Yo La Tengo, Beach House, Carousel and Weeknd. There are reissues by Sunday Painters, Jimi Hendrix, Sonny Clark, Freddie Hubbard, Mad Season. Lastly, there's a new Johnny Marr 7'. Here's Yo La Tengo re-making The Cure.
Video: Yo La Tengo - "Friday I'm In Love" Official Video
Song premiere: Carousel, "2113" August 27, 2015
In stock tomorrow is the New lp 2113 by Pittsburgh's Own Carousel! I mean there's a lot of other great stuff too, but really i just wanted to tell you that. Here's the title track preview from the City Paper. Also, we still have a Super Limited Beach House lp to give away so come fill out a form, the drawing will be on Saturday.
Link: Song premiere: Carousel, "2113"
Beach House - Sparks August 25, 2015
In anticipation of the new Beach House album "Depression Cherry," which will be released this Friday, we're running a contest to give away a special white vinyl copy of the LP. You can't buy this version, and all you have to do to enter to win it is stop by the store between now and Friday...and if you can't make it in before then, we will have copies of the regular colored vinyl edition for sale on Friday! In the meantime, here's a track from the album...
Video: Beach House - Sparks
WILCO / Star Wars / Magnetized August 21, 2015
It's a Little Italy Days and New Release day! New on lp today are releases by Faith No More and Royal Headache with reissues by John Lennon, Chrome (live 1981), The Modern Lovers and The Sunday Painters. On cd we have releases by AFX, Royal Headache, Jimmy Burns, Dr. Dre, Abbey Lincoln, John Zorn, Barrance Whitfield and Wilco with reissue by Johnny Cash, Pere Ubu and Mark Lanegan. Here's a track from Wilco.
Video: WILCO / Star Wars / Magnetized
hurl - madison earful August 14, 2015
More good used LPs are making their way into our newly arrived bins today at Sound Cat, including records by The Beatles, Belle & Sebastian, The Black Heart Procession, Foo Fighters, Hurl, Simon Joyner, B.B. King & Bobby Bland, Phil Ochs, Rob Jo Star Band, The Teardrop Explodes, Neil Young and more! Come in on and have a look, but until then, let's go back about 20 years and listen to a track from Hurl...
Video: hurl - madison earful
Grace Potter - Look What We August 14, 2015
This occasional two release day week has got me a little messed up, but today is indeed new release day. New on lp today is "the Monsanto Years" by Neil Young. On cd today are new releases by Grace Potter, Vintage Trouble, Ruthie Foster, and Jon Cleary with reissues coming from 10 Years After, Procol Harum, and Jorge Ben. Let's hear some Grace Potter.
Video: Grace Potter - Look What We've Become (Audio Only)
The Return of Pipecock Jackxon - Lee August 12, 2015
While you've all been out there enjoying the beautiful weather the past couple of days, we've been working on adding an eclectic and interesting batch of used records to the newly arrived bins here at Sound Cat, including LPs from Duane Allman, Antony & The Johnsons, Black Mountain, Donald Byrd, Destroyer, Funkadelic, Jimi Hendrix, Kain, Robin Kenyatta, Bob Marley, Thelonious Monk, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Lou Reed, Sly & The Family Stone, Bruce Springsteen, and more. Come take a look, and in the meantime, here's some Lee Perry to listen to...
Video: The Return of Pipecock Jackxon - Lee 'Scratch' Perry
Billy Synth & the Turnups - The Mask - 1983 August 12, 2015
In stock now at Sound Cat: two new LP reissues on Mind Cure of excellent early '80s out-there punk/garage from Billy Synth & the Turnups, "We Have Got To Make It On Our Own" and "Off The Deep End." Mike and Mind Cure continue to do a great job digging up lesser heard gems!
Video: Billy Synth & the Turnups - The Mask - 1983
The Replacements - Favorite Thing August 11, 2015
Some special new releases are in stock at Sound Cat today, for Vinyl Tuesday: LP reissues of the first four Red House Painters albums, a Double LP collection from Pavement "The Secret History Vol. 1" (live and unreleased stuff from around the time of "Slanted and Enchanted"), a greatest hits LP from Gary Numan, and a nice 4LP box set from The Replacements "The Twin/Tone Years," which features reissues of their earliest records, including the classic "Let It Be."
Video: The Replacements - Favorite Thing

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