Saturday, May 31, 2014

Think About Vinyl: New Arrivals

New Arrivals May 31/June 1 2014

A little shot of Vitamin V for Vinyl to get June started!

The 5678s, s/t
Against Me, Transgender Dystopia Blues
Agnostic Front, Riot Riot Upstart
Arctic Monkeys, Favourite Worst Nightmare
Art Blakey/Jazz Messengers, Free For All
Bad Religion, No Control
Billy F Gibbons, Oh Well b/w Bonnie Prince Billy/Matt Sweeney, Storms 7"
Charlie Parker, The Genius of Charlie Parker
Cream, Disraeli Gears
Cure, Three Imaginary Boys
Daft Punk, Random Access Memories
Drive-By Truckers, English Oceans
Feist, Let it Die
Fleet Foxes, Helplessness Blues
Florence and the Machine, Lungs
Fugazi, 3 Songs 7"
Guided By Voices, Vote For Me Dummy 7"
Japandroids, Celebration Rock
James Brown, Think
Jimi Hendrix, Are You Experienced
Junior Wells, Hoodoo Man Blues
Liars, Mess
Mac Demarco, Rock and Roll Nightclub
Miles Davis, Cookin With the Miles Davis Quartet
Miles Davis, Miles Ahead (180gram)
Misfits, Static Age
NOFX, Punk in Drublic
Nine Inch Nails, Pretty Hate Machine
Of Monsters and Men, My Head is An Animal
Ramones, Ramones Mania
Ron Sexsmith, Forever Endeavour
Sex Pistols, Sex Anarchy & Rock N Roll Swindle (coloured vinyl)
Smashing Pumpkins, Siamese Dream
Specials, s/t
Shannon and the Clams, I Wanna Go Home
Suicidal Tendencies s/t (coloured vinyl)
Van Der Graaf Generator, Pawn Hearts (180gram)
Vanilla Fudge, s/t (mono/Sundazed)
Wanda Jackson, The Queen of Rockabilly 
War on Drugs, Lost in the Dream
Wayne Shorter, Speak No Evil
Weakerthans, Left and Leaving
Yardbirds, Little Games (mono/Sundazed)

various, Sweet Soul Music: The Stax Groups

Friday, May 30, 2014

Nuts in May: New Vintage Vinyl Arrivals

More crazy record collections rolling into the shop:

Aerosmith, Night in the Ruts
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Drum Suite
BB King, The Soul of BB King
Beatles, Revolver
Beatles, Sgt Pepper's 
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, Tiffany Transcriptions Vol 3
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, Tiffany Transcriptions Vol 8
Bram Tchaikovsky, Strange Man Changed Man
Buckwheat Zydeco, On a Night Like This
Camel, Moonmadness
Charlie Parker, Charlie (2LP)
Cream, Live Cream
Dave Brubeck, Countdown/Time in Outer Space
Dave Brubeck, Greatest Hits
Dave Brubeck, Time Out
David Bowie, Let's Dance
David Sylvain, Brilliant Trees
Diana Ross and the Supremes, Greatest Hits
Dire Straits, s/t 
Dire Straits, Brothers in Arms
Doobie Brothers, The Captain and Me
Downchild Blues Band, So Far
Duke Ellington, The Unbooted Character
Duke Ellington, 1941 Classics
Ella Fitzgerald, Lullabies of Birdland 
Ella Fitzgerald, Songs in a Mellow Mood (Decca 1954)
Elvis Costello, Spike
Emmylou Harris, The Ballad of Sally Rose
Emmylou Harris, Cimarron
Eric Burdon and the Animals, Best of Vol II
Everly Brothers, The Very Best Of
Fat Mattress, s/t (rare prog/psych)
Fleetwood Mac, Rumours
Frank Zappa, Apostrophe
Gene Krupa, The Best of (Verve)
George Thorogood, Move it On Over
Gerry and the Pacemakers, Ferry Cross the Mersey
Hank Williams, The Collectors HW Vol 3
Hank Wiiliams, The Collectors HW Vol 4
Jimmie Lunceford, Blues in the Night 1938-42
Jimmy Smith, Monster (Verve)
Johnny Winter, John Dawson Winter III
Jona Lewie, Heart Skips Beat
Miles Davis, In Person Friday Night Vol I
New Order, Brotherhood
Peggy Lee, Blues Cross Country
Pinkl Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon
Psychedelic Furs, Talk Talk Talk
Ray Charles, Friendship
Rosemary Clooney, Ring Around Rosie
Rush, Moving Pictures
Rush, 2112
Santana, Illuminations
Scott Merritt, Gravity is Mutual
Steely Dan, Can't Buy a Thrill
Stevie Wonder, Greatest Hits
Stylistics, Best of the Stylistics Vol II
Ten Years After, Goin Home: Greatest Hits
Weather Report, I Sing the Body Electric
The Who, Quadrophenia
Willie Nelson, His Very Best 2LP
XTC, Skylarking
Various, Birthday Party: Stony Plain Sampler (Blues)
Various, Britz Blitz: Best of British Rock (4LP Box)
Various, Chess Records Golden Decade: Talkin Trash (Blues)
Various, The Lone Ranger Radio Broadcasts 
Various, It's Howdy Doody Time
Various, Famous Monsters Speak (!!!!!)
Various, Mother Goose Nursery Songs
Various, Merry Christmas feat. Hanna Barbera Organ and Chimes

2001 A Space Odyssey soundtrack

Friday, May 23, 2014

New Vintage Vinyl Collection

Holy Moley! We bought a big collection of classic rock records and oddball stuff this week. Here's  a sampling of what's new in the shop:

Albert King, King Albert
Allman Brothers, Brothers and Sisters
Arlo Guthrie, s/t
Art Blakey/Jazz Messengers, Kyoto
Beatles, Abbey Road
Billie Holiday, Sings the Blues
Black Sabbath, s/t
Bob Dylan, Blood on the Tracks
Bob Marley / Wailers, Babylon Bus
Bob Marley / Wailers, Burnin
Bob Marley / Wailers, Rastaman Vibration
Bon Iver, Blood Bank EP
Coney Hatch, s/t
Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, So Far
David Bowie, Ashes to Ashes EP (disco re-mix)
David Bowie, Space Oddity
David Bowie, Station to Station
Edgar Winter's White Trash, Roadwork
Frank Zappa, Them or Us
Frank Zappa, Waka/Jawaka Hot Rats
Janis Joplin / Big Brother & the Holding Company, Cheap Thrills
Jerry Garcia, Garcia
Jimi Hendrix, Axis: Bold as Love
Jimi Hendrix, Crash Landing
Jimi Hendrix, Cry of Love
Jimi Hendrix, Isle of Wight
Jimi Hendrix, Rainbow Bridge Soundtrack
John Sebastian, Songbook Vol 1
Johnny Cash, American IV: The Man Comes Around
Johnny Winter, Still Alive and Well
Led Zepellin, IV
Lynrd Skynrd, Once More From the Road
Meat Puppets, Huevos
Meat Puppets, Mirage
Michael Jackson, Off the Wall
Michael Jackson, Thriller
Madness, One Step Beyond
Paul Simon, Graceland
Peter Gabriel, Music For The Last Temptation of Christ ST
Queen, Night at the Opera
Queen, Sheer Heart Attack
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mothers Milk (180gram)
Rolling Stones, Let it Bleed
Skinny Puppy, Bites
Sly and the Family Stone, Greatest Hits
Steve Winwood, Welcome to the Canteen
Thin Lizzy, Jailbreak (180gram)
Thin Lizzy, Live and Dangerous
Uriah Heep, The Magician's Birthday
Walter Carlos, Clockwork Orange Soundtrack
Who, Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy
Velvet Underground, 1969
Various, The Georgia Blues 1927-1933 (Yazoo)
Various, Oklahoma ST
Various, West Side Story ST
Various, Fiddler on the Roof ST
Various, Anne of Green Gables ST

Friday, May 16, 2014

Vinyl: Victoria Day New Late Arrivals

Some late arrivals for the long weekend:

Band, s/t
Beatles, Sgt Pepper's
Beck, Morning Phase
CCR, Bayou Country
Clash, London Calling
Future Islands, Singles
Grateful Dead, Workingman's Dead
James Brown, Excitement
Jesus and Mary Chain, Psychocandy
Patti Smith, Easter
Pharrell Williams, GIRL
Pixies, Bossanova
Pogues, If I Should Fall From Grace With the Sea
Radiohead, OK Computer
Ramones, Rocket to Russia
Ray LaMOntagne, Trouble
Rolling Stones, Beggars Banquet
Sonny Rollins, Modern Jazz Quartet
Thelonious Monk, The Unique TM
Tokyo Police Club, Forcefield

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Vintage Vinyl in the Shop: May 2-4 Edition

Just in time for the Victoria Day Long Weekend we have been unpacking and pricing several collections of used records that have just arrived at Royal Cat Records!

Here is a short sampling:

Arlo Guthrie, Hobo's Lullaby
the Band, Islands
Doobie Brothers, Minute by Minute
Doors, Waiting for the Sun
Eagles, Greatest Hits
Emerson Lake and Palmer, Works
Guess Who, Flavours
Jackson Browne, For Everyman
Jackson Five, Motown Hits
Jeff Healy, See the Night
Johnny Cash, Live at Folsom Prison
Led Zeppelin, Physical Graffiti
Leonard Cohen, Best of LC
Marvin Gaye, MG Live
Rare Earth, Band Together
Rolling Stones, Beggars Banquet
Skinny Puppy, Bites
Steve Winwood Jim Capaldi Dave Mason etc, Welcome to the Canteen
Stompin Tom, My Stompin Grounds
Uriah Heep, Sweet Freedom

Sunday, May 11, 2014

New Arrivals May 12

New arrivals for Spring Lovers! Tons of new releases and re-issues this week:

Allman Brothers, Live at Fillmore (2LP, 180gram)
Arcade Fire, Reflektor
Art Blakey, Moanin'
Band, Music From Big Pink (180gram)
Black Lips, Underneath the Rainbow
Charlie Parker, Jazz at Massey Hall
Circle Jerks, Group Sex (coloured vinyl)
Cloud Nothings, Here and Nowhere Else (import)
Daftpunk, Discovery
Descendants, I Dont Wanna Grow Up
Funkadelic, Standing on the Verge of Getting it On
Hawkwind, s/t (180gram)
Hasil Adkins, Out to Hunch
Husker Du, Zen Arcade (2LP)
Husker Du, New Day Rising
John Coltrane, Love Supreme
Kiss, Destroyer (Resurrected)
Megadeth, Rust in Peace (180gram, ltd edition)
Miles Davis, Kind of Blue (180gram)
Misfits, Earth AD
Motorhead, Death or Glory (Best of 180gram)
Mudhoney, Superfuzz/Bigmuff ep
Neko Case, The Worse Things Get The Harder I Fight
Nick Drake, Five Leaves Left
Outkast, Speakerboxx (2LPs)
Pixies, Doolittle
Pixies, Trompe le Monde
Robert Johnson, King of the Delta Blues (180gram)
Rodriguez, Coming From Reality (180gram deluxe edition)
Rolling Stones, Let It Bleed (180gram, clear vinyl)
Screeching Weasel, Anthem for Tomorrow (ltd ed. coloured vinyl)
Slayer, Reign in Blood
Smiths, Hatful of Hollow
Social Distortion, Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes (2LPs)
St. Vincent, s/t
Thelonius Monk, The Unique TM
Tom Waits, Mule Variations
Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires of the City
Violent Femmes, s/t
Wanda Jackson, Rockin With Wanda
War on Drugs, Slave Ambient (180gram, 2LP with 45)
White Stripes, Elephant
Wu Tang Clan, Enter the Wu Tang 36 Chambers

Thursday, May 1, 2014

May Day New Arrivals

Some new arrivals to celebrate May Day this week!


Bob Dylan and the Band, Before The Flood (2LP)
Clash, London Calling (2LP)
Cramps, Stay Sick!
Cypress Hill, Black Sunday (2LP 2013 RSD)
GreatLakes Swimmers, New Wild Everywhere (Limited Edition 2LP)
Lady Gaga, Born This Way (2LP)

Miles Davis,  Milestones
Nips n Nipple Erectors, Bops,Babes,Booze And Bovver
Raekwon, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx
RunDMC, Raising Hell
Sky Ferreira, Night Time, My Time
Toots and the Maytals, Pressure Drop (2LP)
Velvet Underground, VU and Nico (180 gram)
Violent Femmes, Violent Femmes (180 gram)
Various, Jackpot Dub: Rare Dubs from Jacpot Records 1974-76


Bob Dylan, Greatest Hits II
CCR, Chronicle: 20 Greatest Hits
Cult, Love
Donovan, Greatest Hits
Edie Brickell and New Bohemians, Shooting Rubber Bands at the Stars
English Beat, What Is
5th Dimension, Portrait
Johnny Cash, Original Golden Hits Vol 2
Paul Simon, Graceland
Ray Charles, Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, vol 2
Rolling Stones, More Hot Rocks (Big Hits and Fazed Cookies)
Ventures, Walk Don't Run vol 2
Waterboys, Fisherman's Blues
Various, Pretty in Pink Soundtrack