Sound Cat Records

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News From Sound Cat

Madvillain - All Caps September 19, 2014
Lots of good LP restocks in today at Sound Cat, including albums from Andrew Bird and Karen O and old favorites from the likes of Talking Heads, John Coltrane, Congos, Decemberists, Tame Impala, Tom Waits, MC5, Grateful Dead, and more, like Madvillain's "Madvillainy," which we don't see all that often in the store.
Video: Madvillain - All Caps
The Homeless Gospel Choir - "Armageddon" September 18, 2014
Just got a visit form Derek Zanetti, otherwise known as the Homeless Gospel Choir and he dropped off copies of his New lp "I Used to be so Young" as well as copies of his new Book "Existentialism: The Musical." Here's a song from that record, and I highly recommend the book.
Video: The Homeless Gospel Choir - "Armageddon"
the fall - no xmas for john quays September 17, 2014
Copious amounts of used lps have found their way into the used bin here at The Cat. So, if your looking for The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Best Coast, Bitchin Bajas, Bronx, Cloud Nothings, John Coltrane, Deerhoof, The Fall, The Flower-Corsano Duo, Kim Fowley, Judas Priest, Polica, Silver Jews, Slint, Brian Wilson and or more or other lps. it might be worth your time to stop by. Here's a track meant to spark your interest.
Video: the fall - no xmas for john quays
Poison Girls: Ideologically Unsound September 16, 2014
Got a fancy new order from the folks at Mississippi Records today, so there's a bunch of new titles as well as some sweet restocks. New in today are Lps from Poison Girls, Su Wai, DeZurik Sisters, Michael Stirling as well as restocks of The Rats, S.E Rogie, Rita Abatzi, The Staple Singers, Washington Phillips, Joe Meek, Mamman Sani, Cast King, Mdou Moctar,as well as some of those really great MI rekkids comps. Here's a track from the Poison Girls 12" originally released way back in 1979.
Video: Poison Girls: Ideologically Unsound
Pulp - Common People September 16, 2014
Happy Good Morning and Happy New Release Day to those in the wake of my algorithm! New at The Cat Today on lp include releases by Moon Hooch, Front Bottoms, Shellac( Which Karl told you about yesterday), Hercules and Love Affair as well as reissue lps by Pulp, Thelonious Monk, John Lee Hooker, Phish and Metallica. New in the cd world are discs by Tom Russell, Lucky Peterson, Medeski, Martin, Wood and Scofield, Shellac, Mia Doi Todd, The Polyphonic Spree, Moon Hooch, Paolo Nutini as well as reissues by Hendrix, The Kinks, and the Eraserhead Soundtrack (which we also have on DVD. Here's a track from the reissue of "Different Class" which Plain Records was kind enough to grace us with.
Video: Pulp - Common People
Shellac - Dude Incredible September 15, 2014
In stock tomorrow at Sound Cat: Shellac, "Dude Incredible." Shellac's first album in seven years arrives tomorrow, and we'll have it at Sound Cat, on LP and CD. Check out the title track.
Video: Shellac - Dude Incredible
September 15, 2014
Just in at Sound Cat: The Bats, "Demo 5:26:84" 12". Mike just stopped by the store to drop off the latest Mind Cure release, an EP of unreleased songs from The Bats, who featured Michael Chabon on vocals along with other longtime Pittsburgh rockers. Another cool Pittsburgh underground artifact from Mind Cure. "Yesterday may not rule," says bassist Lee Skirboll in thr liner notes, "but it does, at this point, still rock."
BADFINGER- "WE September 11, 2014
Thursday has become synonymous with fresh used lps in the lore of The Cat, today is no exception. New to the used lp bin as of now include wax by the Band, Big Black, Black Keys, Blessure Grave, Bushman's Revenge, Roky Erickson with Okkervil River, Krystil, The Music Improvisation Company, Bruce Russell, Zerfas, Rob Zombie, The Animals, Badfinger, JJ Cale, Jimmy Cliff, Merle Haggard, Herbie Hancock, Head of Skulls, Andrew Hill, Charles Ives, Antonio Carlos Jobim, John Klemmer, John Lennon and now i'm tired of typing so come see the rest for yourself. Here's your cute and cuddly song accompaniment.

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