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

The War on Drugs - May 20, 2016
Got a box from the fine folks at Matador so if you're looking for restocks from Radiohead, Guided By Voices, Belle and Sebastian, Parquet Courts, Tim Hecker, Savages, The National, Pavement, Pixies, Grimes, Yo La Tengo, Mountain Goats, Vampire Weekend, Sigur Ros, St Vincent, Cocteau Twins, XX and Mission of Burma. We also have a handful of new items including Pantha du Prince, Methyl Ethyl and the new Day of the Dead comp (sorry cd only, the lp has been delayed). Here's a track from the Day of the Dead, which is a five cd compilation of Grateful Dead covers put together by members of The National
Video: The War on Drugs - 'Touch of Grey'
Marissa Nadler - All the Colors of the Dark (Official Video) May 20, 2016
New Release Day at The Cat includes lps by Bob Dylan, Marissa Nadler and reissues of John Lee Hooker, Mewithoutyou, Terry Allen and We Were Promised Jet Packs. New Release Cd's today include Bob Dylan, Masbumi Kikuchi, Cyrus Chesnutt, JD Allen, Eric Clapton, Clarence Bucara, John Zorn and Marissa Nadler with reissues coming in from Terry Allen, David Bowie and Angry Angles. Since y'all know what Bob Dylan sounds like, why don't you try on this new Marissa Nadler track?
Video: Marissa Nadler - All the Colors of the Dark (Official Video)
ANOHNI - 4 DEGREES (Official Preview) May 18, 2016
A nice restock of stuff from the folks at Secretly Canadian just came through the door! If your looking for lps from Sufjan Stevens, God Speed You Black Emperor, Mac DeMarco, Tallest Man on Earth, Song Ohia, Dinosaur Jr, John Carpenter, Black Mountain, Kevin Morby, Sunns, Explosions in the Sky, Dick Diver, and ANOHNI and more we just may have what you're looking for. Here's a track from the Anohni
Video: ANOHNI - 4 DEGREES (Official Preview)
Albert Ayler - Bye, Bye, Blackbird May 17, 2016
A Forced Exposure order just arrived at Sound Cat, with lots of cool adventurous stuff of a wide variety to tell you about inside. We got new issues of The Wire and Bull Tongue Review, LPs from Albert Ayler (reissue of his early album "My Name is Albert Ayler"), Terry Reid, This Heat, J Dilla, Yoshi Wada, Vivien Goldman, Steve Reich, Cluster & Eno and more, a few interesting additions for the experimental CD section including Glenn Branca, Red Square and John Cage, and some nice punk reissue 7"s (Bags, Weirdos, Metal Urbain and more). Come have a look around!
Video: Albert Ayler - Bye, Bye, Blackbird
Twin Peaks - Walk To The One You Love (Official Audio) May 13, 2016
It's New Release Day at The Cat! Today's new lps include Twin Peaks, Islands (2 releases), Nothing, Modern Baseball and Eagulls. There are reissue lps from Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ghostface Killah, Thelonious Monk, Eric Dolphy, Wynton Kelly, Jim Bunkley and Getz/ Gilberto. New cds today by New Order, Nothing, Those Pretty Wrongs (Jody Stephens from Big Star) Islands, David Bazan, Twin Peaks and Wire. Reissues come from Allen Toussaint and The Grateful Dead. I really enjoyed the last Twin Peaks lp, here's a track from the newest.
Video: Twin Peaks - Walk To The One You Love (Official Audio)
Syd Barrett - Baby Lemonade May 10, 2016
We got copies of the new Mojo in yesterday! "Psychedlic Avatar" Syd Barrett graces the cover this month along with articles on Santana, The Smiths, Paul weller and the Jam plus a CD and some Pink Floyd Art Prints. Here's the first Syd Barret song my nubile ears heard some twenty-five years ago or never underestimate the power of a mix tape.
Video: Syd Barrett - Baby Lemonade
Tonight I May 7, 2016
Priced up a huge batch of used lps this afternoon, well over a hundred newly arrived used lps now in stock including platters by The Beatles, Donal Byrd, Sonny Criss, Dads, Derek & the Dominos, Doors, Dylan, Funkadelic, Gene Harris Quartet, Jimi Hendrix, Lightnin' Hopkins, BB King, The Mandrake Memorial, Man Man, Thelonious Monk, Wes Montgomery, Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones, Mongo Santamaria, Run the Jewels, Touch, Neil Young, Frank Zappa, Allman Brothers, Mark Almond, Badfinger, Jeff Beck, Cold Blood, Byrds, Donovan, Fleetwood Mac, Savoy Brown and much much more. How about a Dylan song...
Video: Tonight I'll Be Staying Here with You
Jack DeJohnette • Ravi Coltrane • Matthew Garrison — In Movement (ECM Album EPK) May 6, 2016
It's another new release day here at The Cat! on lp we have only a handful of reissues from Taylor Swift, Sam Rivers, Blue Mitchell, Big John Patton and Ike Quebec. On Cd today are releases by Jack DeJohnette, Carla Bley, Theo Cocker, Pat Metheny, Gregory Porter, Cuong Vu, Eric Bibb, The Rides, Mary Chapin Carpenter, White Lung and Beyonce with reissues from John Mayall, The Staple Singers and Ryan Adams. Here's a track from the new Jack Dejohnette which features some interviews etc.
Video: Jack DeJohnette • Ravi Coltrane • Matthew Garrison — In Movement (ECM Album EPK)
Archie Shepp - Syeeda May 5, 2016
Lots of LP restocks going out today at Sound Cat today, all kinds of stuff from psych (13th Floor Elevators, Josefus), and prog (King Crimson, Tangerine Dream), and jazz (Archie Shepp, Charles Mingus), and punk (Bad Brains, Black Flag), and blues (John Lee Hooker, Magic Sam), and rock (Beach Boys, Neil Young), and soul (Curtis Mayfield, Sharon Jones), and a whole lot more! Come have a look through the racks, and in the meantime, here's some Archie Shepp from his classic "Four For Trane" album...
Video: Archie Shepp - Syeeda's Song Flute
The Amps - "Tipp City" May 3, 2016
Spent the day sprucing up the newly arrived used cds so there's loads of good new used cds for you to peruse including discs by American Music Club, Superchunk, Seam, Crooked Fingers, The Grifters, The Schramms, The Amps, Archers of Loaf, Lou Barlow, Beirut, Guided by Voices, Smog, The Cure, M. Ward, The Smiths, Stars, Of Montreal, Portastatic, Bob Mould, Polvo, Crooked Fingers, Don Cab, Ted Leo, Lcd Soundsystem and more. Also, if yr a folky, theres a bunch of new, used and cheap cds over there too. Here's a track from the Amps, a band i never understood why more people didn't just go head over heels overs.
Video: The Amps - "Tipp City"

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