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News From Sound Cat

Neil Young & Promise of the Real - Mother Earth June 24, 2016
It's new release day folks! So, this week isn't as exciting as last with the Radiohead lp but there's still some good stuff. On lp are new releases by DJ Shadow and Deerhoof. On Cd are releases by Johnny Winter, Neil Young, Felice Brothers, DJ Shadow, Deerhoof, Sam Bush and the Avett Bros. Reissue cds come from T. Rex (born to boogie on dvd and cd) Pink Floyd and Jerry Garcia. Here's a track from the new Neil Young.
Video: Neil Young & Promise of the Real - Mother Earth
David Bowie - Five Years (Lyrics!) June 23, 2016
A bevy of lp restocks have arrived! If you've been pawing around the store and found that we were short of lps by Arctic Monkeys, Hop Along, David Bowie, The Grateful Dead, White Stripes, Black Keys, Wilco, Tom Waits, Led Zeppelin, Van Morrison, Can, Francoise Hardy, The Stooges, Televison, M83, Prince, Replacements, The Smiths etc the good news is those sections have been beefed/filled/fattened up. Here's a favorite Bowie track on mine for musical accompaniment.
Video: David Bowie - Five Years (Lyrics!)
Swans - 6 - The Glowing Man (Black Hole Man) - Live@Sentrum, Kiev [10.07.2015] June 17, 2016
It is new release day here at The Cat! New today on lp are releases by Radiohead, Mumford and Sons and Swans with reissues by Bowie, Neurosis and a really cool collection of Sonic Youth "Made in the Usa" demos called "The Spinhead Sessions." On cd the new releases include Radiohead, Swans, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Houston Person with Ron Carter, Mumford and Sons, The Low Anthem, Walter Trout and a new collaboration by Neko Case, Laura Viers and K.D Lang. New reissues come from Sonic Youth and Converge. Here's a live version of the title track from the new Swans disc "The Glowing Man."
Video: Swans - 6 - The Glowing Man (Black Hole Man) - Live@Sentrum, Kiev [10.07.2015]
Radiohead - Daydreaming June 16, 2016
Tomorrow is New Release Day! Tomorrow is the day you have all been waiting for! Tomorrow is the day that the long awaited, highly anticipated release on the brand spankin' new album from Radiohead! Tomorrow, right here at Sound Cat Records you will be able to choose from Lp, Limited Edition White Vinyl (for just $2 more) and cd. Tomorrow also has this disclaimer: due to the limited nature of the white vinyl, it will be first come first serve, no holds. Anyway, before i overuse either the exclamation point, or the word tomorrow, right now you can watch this video from tomorrows new release from Radiohead titled "A Moon Shaped Pool" and stay tuned there's a bunch of other really cool new releases coming tomorrow as well!
Video: Radiohead - Daydreaming
She June 14, 2016
The new Mojo Has arrived! Bob Dylan graces the cover of the July issue, and there are articles on Sean Lennon, Fugazi, The Beach Boys, Al Jourgensen as well as a obit of there's reviews so you can read about the new Radiohead just days before being able to purchase it. Here's my favorite track that not on Blonde on Blonde, but should have been
Video: She's Your Lover Now
The Gotobeds - Cold Gold (LA June 10, 2016
It's New Release Day at The Cat! New today on lp are releases by local heartthrobs The Gotobeds, Garbage and Band of Horses with reissues (or greatest hits) coming from The Smiths, Bob Dylan, Wu Tang Clan,The Beach Boys and Air. On Cd today the releases come from Allen Toussaint, Peter Bjorn and John, Branford Marsalis, Fitz and the Tantrums, Diarrhea Planet,Colvin and Earle, Eli "Paperboy" Reed, Garbage, Band of Horses and The Gotobeds. Reissues coming in today are from the Beach Boys, James Blood Ulmer, Van Morrison, Paul MCCartney and Air. Here's a track from the Sub Pop debut of The Gotobeds!
Video: The Gotobeds - Cold Gold (LA's Alright)
Arbor Labor Union - Radiant Mountain Road June 7, 2016
Got a big old box of restocks and new releases from the fine folks at Sub Pop. So, freshly restocked/ new titles include Kristin Kontrol; Goat, Quasi, Arbor Labor Union, Wolf Parade, La Luz, Comets on Fire, Red House Painters, Iron and Wine, Heron Oblivion, Sleater Kinney, Mike and the Melvins, Beach House, Metz, Pissed Jeans, Low, Fleet Foxes, Father John Misty, Protmartyr, Band of Horses, Shins, Mass Gothic, Earth and Blitzen Trapper among others. Here's a track from the new Arbor Labor Union lp
Video: Arbor Labor Union - Radiant Mountain Road
The Strokes - Drag Queen June 3, 2016
Its Friday, I believe its been about a year since New Release Day moved from Tuesdays, and we got a fair sum of new titles here for you. On Lp today are releases from The Strokes (10in) King Khan and Drive Like Jehu (7in), William Tyler, Paul Simon, The Kills,and Tegan and Sara with reissues coming from Regina Spektor, The Deftones and Pink Floyd. On Cd today the list is similar with releases by Tegan and Sara, William Tyler, The Melvins, Brad Mehldau, Judy Collins, Tinsley Ellis, 10,000 Maniacs, Willaim Bell, Les Claypool and Sean Lennon, Michael Franti and Paul Simon with reissues from Paul Butterfield, The Travelling Wilbury's, The Kinks and Fairport Convention. Here's something from the extremely limited new Strokes 10'
Video: The Strokes - Drag Queen
Twinkeyz - Aliens in Our Midst June 2, 2016
Got a box of interesting stuff in from the fine folks at Revolver in as on now. If you happen to be looking for lps by Angry Angles, Artificial Brain, Beirut, Bell Witch, Sir Richard Bishop, Tony Conrad with Faust, Faust, Dag Nasty, Deux Filles, Galaxie 500, Guided by Voices, Tim Hecker, Hot Snakes, Low, Thee Oh Sees, Steve Reich, Woods, Scream, Sonic Youth, Useless Eaters, Wire and Twinkeyz. Lets Twinkeyz!
Video: Twinkeyz - Aliens in Our Midst
Karussell (Michael Rother cover) June 1, 2016
Got a box of Merge restocks in today! If you happen to be looking for lp's from William Tyler, Bob Mould, Clientele, Neutral Milk Hotel, Wild Flag, Magnetic Fields, Little Scream, Polvo, Destroyer, Spoon and or the Mountain Goats. There a new William Tyler out on Friday, here's Tyler covering Neu from the "Lost Colony" Ep which came out a couple years ago for RSD.
Video: Karussell (Michael Rother cover)

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