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News From Sound Cat

Refused - "Elektra" June 30, 2015
Today is the last Tuesday New Release Day, new release day will be Fridays starting July 10, and there's not too much here to speak of but still a few really cool items. On lp the are reissues of releases by Nick Cave, Donald Byrd, Dexter Gordon, Bud Powell, and Hank Mobley as well as new stuff by Refused and Of Monsters and Men. On cd there are release by Neil Young, Refused, and Matt Pond PA as well as a cool compilation of the great, somewhat underheard bluesman Barbecue Bob. Here's a video with lots of flashing things by Refused
Video: Refused - "Elektra"
Fela Kuti - Sorrow Tears & Blood (Original Extended Version) June 26, 2015
There has been a veritable mountain of great restocks in over the last couple of days here's a list of artists that have arrived on Lp: Black Keys, Grateful Dead, Fela Kuti, Animal Collective, Tom Waits, Shellac, The National, Slint, The Smiths, Ariel Pink, The Stooges, Neko Case, White Stripes, Dinosaur Jr, Led Zep, Parquet Courts, Budos Band, Sharon Jones, John Cale, John Fahey, Suicide, Sun Ra, Miles Davis and much many more. Stop on in and happy digging.
Video: Fela Kuti - Sorrow Tears & Blood (Original Extended Version)
Leon Bridges - Coming Home June 23, 2015
Here's the rundown on New Release Day at The Cat! In stock today on lp are releases by Sun Araw, Cairo Gang, Meg Baird, Leon Bridges, Desaparecidos and Fogg as well as reissues or archival material from the Rolling Stones, Sly and the Family Stone, The Fall and In Camera. On Cd today are releases by Richard Thompson, Kronos Quartet, Rickie Lee Jones, Dave Douglas, Leon Bridges, Desaparecidos, George Cables and Frank Lacy as well as reissues by the Rolling Stones, War, Air, and The Swans. Here a track from Leon Bridges.
Video: Leon Bridges - Coming Home
Jim O June 22, 2015
Back in stock today at Sound Cat: Jim O'Rourke, "Simple Songs" on LP and CD. We've been out of Mr. O'Rourke's latest for a bit, but now's your chance if you've been waiting for it. Could be the best album of misanthropic, well-crafted indie rock you'll hear this year.
Video: Jim O'Rourke - That Weekend
Heartless Bastards - "Gates of Dawn" (Official Audio) June 16, 2015
New Release Day at The Cat. On Lp today is the new lp from Heartless Bastards and a new Fucked Up 12" as well as lp reissues from the Pogues and Air. New Release Cd's come from High on Fire, Heartless Bastards, and Robert Glasper with reissues coming in from Bruce Springsteen, George Thorogood and The Dream Syndicate as well as a pretty cool collection from the Country Music Hall of Fame called Dylan Cash and the Nashville Cats. Put your ears up on these here Heartless Bastards.
Video: Heartless Bastards - "Gates of Dawn" (Official Audio)
Sharon Van Etten - "I Don June 9, 2015
It's New Release Day at The Cat (one of the last tuesday release days). New today on LP are releases by Sharon Van Etten, Ryan Adams, Institute, and Jenny Hval. Reissue lp's today come from Boscoe and The Rolling Stones (only the single lp version, double lp has been delayed). On Cd today we hear the names Sharon Van Etten and Ryan Adams as well as Of Monsters and Men, Jenny Hval, Sonny Landreth, Muse, Kurt Elling and Michael Gibbs. Reissue cds by The Rolling Stones, Jethro Tull, and Arthur Russell. Here's a track from Sharon Van Etten
Video: Sharon Van Etten - "I Don't Want To Let You Down" (Official Audio)
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Multi-Love (Live on KEXP) June 4, 2015
The new stuff arriving today at Sound Cat includes Unknown Mortal Orchestra's new album "Multi-Love" on LP (pink vinyl!) and CD, along with (on opposite ends of the spectrum) the new album from Florence & The Machine on vinyl and a new CD from The Melvins. Plus, lots of LP restocks, including records by Beach House, R.L. Burnside, Daft Punk, Dinosaur Jr., Steve Gunn, Madvillain, Modest Mouse, Pharmakon, Torres and many more. Here's the title track from UMO's new one live on the radio.
Video: Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Multi-Love (Live on KEXP)
Sun Kil Moon - Garden of Lavender June 2, 2015
It's New Release Day! New on lp today are releases by Girlpool, Dawes, Maruta, Daughn Gibson, Wire, Jamie XX, and Soak. Lp reissues today come from Mastadon and The Kinks. On the Cd side are releases by Florence and the Machine, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, Sun Kil Moon, Daughn Gibson, Algiers and Jamie XX. Let's get into the new Sun Kil Moon.
Video: Sun Kil Moon - Garden of Lavender
The Helio Sequence - Upward Mobility [OFFICIAL VIDEO] May 29, 2015
Lots of fresh LPs in the racks at Sound Cat today, including the brand new self-titled album from The Helio Sequence (also in on CD, as well). Plenty of LP restocks to tell you about, too, including albums from the likes of Boards of Canada, Burial, Can, Father John Misty, Flying Lotus, Iron and Wine, Metz, Mudhoney, The Shins, Sleater-Kinney, Elliott Smith, Tame Impala, Torres, Waxahatchee, The Wipers and a whole lot more. Come have a look!
Video: The Helio Sequence - Upward Mobility [OFFICIAL VIDEO]
Thee Oh Sees - Web May 26, 2015
It's Tuesday! It's New Release Day at The Cat! Here's what's new on lp: Robert Pollard, Thes Oh Sees and Mastery as well as reissues of Art Blakey, Elvin Jones, Bobby Hutcherson, Lee Morgan, Grant Green, Ryan Adams, ZNR (from the infamous Nurse with Wound List) and a Karen Dalton Tribute(lost songs recorded by new artists!). On cd there is a Yes Box set (7 shows from 72) as well as a highlights disc. There are also new releases from Robert Pollard, Thee Oh Sees, Rob Mazurek's Exploding Star, Giovanni Guidi Trio, Anders Jormin, Terence Blanchard, Kenny Barron, Anti Flag, The Bad Plus with Joshua Redman, and Snarky Puppy. Reissues today come from Quicksilver, Junior Wells and Ryan Adams. Let's listen to Thee Oh Sees!
Video: Thee Oh Sees - Web

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