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 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"
The White Stripes - Jolene - s - 2016 - The Complete John Peel Sessions April 29, 2016
We got some nice WEA restocks in today which include restocks of Sturgill Simpson, Lumineers, Metallica, Arctic Monkeys, Talking Heads, Television, The Stooges, Grateful Dead, Can, The Feelies, Yo La Tengo, Afghan Whigs, David Bowie, Off!, The Last Shadow Puppets, The Pogues, Hop Along, Hawkwind, The Smiths, Gang of Four and Joy Division. Also in stock today we finally got copies of the White Stripes "Complete Peel Sessions" which was supposed to be released Record Store Day. Here's a somewhat lo-fi version of Jolene from that release
Video: The White Stripes - Jolene - s - 2016 - The Complete John Peel Sessions
Brian Eno • ‘Fickle Sun (iii) I’m Set Free’ April 29, 2016
Its another New Release Friday here at The Cat! New in stock today on lp are releases by The Jayhawks, Brian Eno and King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizards. On Cd today are releases by Aesop Rock, King Gizzard, Konono #1 Brian Eno, John Doe, The Jayhawks, Rob Zombie and Wrong with reissues coming in from Pere Ubu. Here's Brian Eno doing the VU his way.
Video: Brian Eno • ‘Fickle Sun (iii) I’m Set Free’
Andy Stott - Butterflies April 27, 2016
Got a box in from the fine folks at Forced Exposure today which means we have the latest issues of both The Wire and Ugly Things. Also, instock/ restocked are release by Sun City Girls, Cluster, Guru Guru, Andy Stott, Arthur Russell, Faust, Nurse with Wound and a a few others. This new lp from Andy Stott has been drawing a lot of buzz drawing comparisons to everyone from Dead Can Dance and This Mortal Coil to more recent bands like Demdike Stare, here's a track.
Video: Andy Stott - Butterflies
Guided By Voices - Please Be Honest April 22, 2016
As promised the New Guided by Voices lp has shown up just a bit late, but it is here. Other stuff that came with it, all the way from Revolver on the West Coast, include lps by Beirut, Devo, Ornette Coleman, Hot Snakes, Sonic Youth, Woods, Galaxie 500, Charles Mingus, Flying Saucer Attack and More. Here's a track from the new GBV.
Video: Guided By Voices - Please Be Honest
Bill Evans - Some Other Time (Mini-Documentary) April 22, 2016
Not much on the New Release front this Friday but there are a few interesting titles. New today on lp are a batch of Captain Beefheart lps (Clear Spot, Spotlight Kid and Lick My Decals). On cd there's reissues/ never before issued cds by Bill Evans (live from Germany 1968!) Johnny Winter and Dr John (Live In Sweden 1987, also on dvd) and the new disc by Guided By Voices (the lps are late but may be in sometime later in today). Here's a mini doc about the Bill Evans release.
Video: Bill Evans - Some Other Time (Mini-Documentary)
Kevin Morby - Dorothy (Official Video) April 21, 2016
Got a big old box of restocks, and a few new releases from the fine folks over at Secretly Canadian. In stock now are lps by Sufjan Stevens, The Coathangers, Explosions in the Sky, Kevin Morby, God Speed You Black Emperor, John Carpenter, Big Black, Slint, The Jesus Lizards, Black Mountain, Silkworm, Diiv, Songs: Ohia and more! Here's a track from the new Kevin Morby lp which is getting a lot of attention and for very good reason
Video: Kevin Morby - Dorothy (Official Video)
The Skatalites - Coolie Boy (instrumental) April 16, 2016
Record Store Day 2016 has just about come to a close here at Sound Cat, and we want to offer a hearty thanks to everyone who stopped by today and made it another fun RSD! So thanks again, and if you didn't make it in today, we're happy to see you any day you walk through the door. We have a few RSD exclusives left over if you want to come check them out. In the meantime, here's a song by The Skatalites, not only because we have a copy of the Soul Jazz Skatalites 7" box set for RSD left for sale, but also because it seems like a good Saturday evening for The Skatalites anyway.
Video: The Skatalites - Coolie Boy (instrumental)
Photos from Sound Cat Records April 15, 2016
Record Store Day is tomorrow, Saturday, April 16th, and here are a few more interesting things we'll have to whet your appetite: a live Allen Toussaint LP, a Kinks 7" EP reissue, a Joe Strummer 12" and the Fleetwood Mac "The Alternate Tusk" Double LP. We'll have this stuff and lot more surprises for sale, starting at 9:00 am tomorrow. Hope to see you here soon at Sound Cat--tomorrow and/or any day!
Link: Photos from Sound Cat Records's post
PJ Harvey - The Wheel April 15, 2016
Its the day before Record Store Day and we have a bunch of new releases on our schedule. On lp there are new lps by Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop, Sturgill Simpson, Metallica, Augustus Pablo, Glen Hansard, Bombino and Pj Harvey with a nice double lp of the film music of David Lynch being the only reissues lp. On Cd there's Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop, Sturgil Simpson, Santana, Sonny Rollins, Graham Nash, Kevin Morby, Del McCoury, Keb Mo and PJ Harvey. Here's PJ Harvey soul clapping.
Video: PJ Harvey - The Wheel

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