Saturday, June 20, 2015

The Dad Rock Apocalypse!

We got tons of new vinyl in this week, just in time for Father's Day! Some classics in this giant list for sure. In fact, you might call it a Dad Rock Apocalypse!

If you can't find a gift for Dad at Royal Cat Records, your not trying hard enough!

Take a look:

AC/DC, Let There Be Rock 
Alan Parsons Project, I Robot 
Asif Illyas, Synesthesia 
B52s, s/t 
Battered Wives, Live On Mothers Day 
Beach Boys, 62/65 
Beach Boys, Wild Honey (2lps) 
Beatles, Anthology (3lps) 
Beatles, Blue Album (1967-1970) 
Beatles, Red Album (1962-1966) 
Bill Evans, The Tokyo Concert 
Blondie, Parallel Lines 
Bob and Doug McKenzie, Great White North
Bob Marley, Catch a Fire 
Booker T and the MGs, Greatest Hits 
Bread, Best 
Canned Heat, Boogie
Cars, Candy-O 
CCR, Chronicle 
CCR, Creedence Gold 
CSNY, American Dream 
Cyndi Lauper, Girls Just Want to Have Fun 
Cyndi Lauper, True Colors 
Dave Brubeck, Brubeck and Desmond: 1975 The Duets 
Dave Brubeck, The Art of / The Fantasy Years 
David Bowie, Aladdin Sane 
David Bowie, Pin-ups 
Def Leppard, On Through the Night
Dire Straits, Brothers in Arms
Doobie Brothers, Best
Doobie Brothers, Minute By Minute 
Doobie Brothers, Takin It to the Streets
Eagles, Greatest Hits 
Elton John, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Emerson Lake and Palmer, Ladies and Gentlemen
Emerson Lake and Palmer, s/t
Emerson Lake and Palmer, Trilogy 
Frank Sinatra, Come Fly With Me 
Frank Sinatra, September of My Years 
Frank Sinatra, Someone to Watch Over Me
Frank Sinatra, Strangers in the Night 
Frank Sinatra, The Nearness of You 
Gong, Camembert Electrique
Grand Funk Railroad, Grand Funk 
Guess Who, Accidental Paradise 
Guess Who, Power in the Music 
Harry Chapin, Short Stories 
Harry Chapin, Verities and Balderdash
Harry Nilsson, Rock N Roll
Isaac Hayes / Dionne Warwick, A Man and A Woman 
Janis Joplin, Greatest Hits
Jeff Beck, Blow by Blow
Jethro Tull, Songs from the Woods
Jethro Tull, War Child
Jimi Hendrix, Smash Hits
John Williams, Star Wars ST 
Jonathan King, Bubblerock is Here to Stay 
Jose Mangual / Charles Patato Valdez, Understanding Latin Percussion 
k.d. lang, A Truly Western Experience 
Kanda Bongo Man, Ampour Fou 
Kate and Anna McGarrigle, s/t 
Kate Bush, Hounds of Love 
Kiss, Alive II 
Kiss, Rock and Roll Over
Law, Breakin It 
Led Zeppelin, Houses of the Holy 
Led Zeppelin, III 
Led Zeppelin, IV
Leonard Cohen, Songs of Love and Hate
Lighthouse, Good Day 
Lord Kitchener, The Master at work 
Louis Armstrong, And His Hot Five 
Mamas and Papas, 16 Hits
Max Webster, Universal Juveniles
Michael Jackson, Thriller 
Mike Oldfield, Five Miles Out 
Monks, Bad Habits 
Neil Young, Comes a Time 
New Kids on the Block, Hangin Tough 
Perth County Conspiracy, Does Not Exist 
Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon 
Pink Floyd, The Wall 
Police, Regatta de Blanc
Police, Synchronicity
Police, Zenyatta Mondattaandat
Premiata Forneria Marconi, The World Became the World
Procul Harum, A Salty Dog
Queen, A Night at the Opera 
Queen, Sheer Heart Attack 
Queen, The Game 
R. Murray Shafer, Requiem for a Party Girl
Redd Foxx, You Gotta Wash Your Ass 
Reveen, Study and Concentration (sealed)
Richard Pryor, That Nigger’s Crazy 
Rod Stewart / Faces, Coast to Coast 
Rolling Stones, Aftermath
Rolling Stones, Emotional Rescue 
Rolling Stones, Some Girls
Rush, Grace Under Pressure 
Smokey Robinson, Hits 
Smokey Robinson, Tears of a Clown 
Stephane Grapelli, with David Grisman Live 
Stephane Grapelli / Barney Kessel, I Remember Django 
Steppenwolf, Born to be Wild
Steve Miller Band, Anthology 
Stevie Ray Vaughan, Couldn’t Stand the Weather 
Sweet, Give Us a Wink
Tears for Fears, Songs from the Big Chair
Tears for Fears, The Hurting
Tom Petty, Damn the Torpedoes 
Travelling Wilburys, Volume One 
Tupac Amaru, Awakening In Rhythms 
Van Halen, Diver Down
Vanilla Fudge, s/t 
Various, Grease Soundtrack
Various, James Bond / Goldfinger 
Various, Save the Children (2lp) 
Various, Woodstock ST 
Wings, At The Speed of Sound 
Yes, Fragile 
ZZ Top, Afterburner
ZZ Top, Eliminator 

Saturday, June 13, 2015

New This Week!

A selection of new arrivals at Royal Cat Records this week:


Blanche Calloway, Without That Gal
Broken Belles, Elvira Theme 7"
Butthole Surfers, Locust Abortion Technician
Congos, Feast
Courtney Barnett, Sometimes I Sit and Think
Dr. Dre, The Chronic
Gang of Four, Entertainment (180g)
Kinks, s/t (180g)
Lumineers, s/t
Mumford and Sons, Babel
Nirvana, Nevermind
Pearl Jam, “10”
Psychedelic Furs, Mirror Moves (RSD, purple vinyl)
Raconteurs, Broken Boy Soldiers
Robert Johnson / Steve Earle, Terraplane Blues (RSD 10”)
Stiff Little Fingers, Inflammable Materials (180g)
Tragically Hip, Fully Completely (180g/Deluxe)
White Stripes, Elephant (180g)



Blind Faith, s/t
Bob Dylan, Biograph (5LP Box Set)
Cat Stevens, Tea for the Tillerman
David Bowie, Ziggy Stardust
English Beat, I Just Can’t Stop It
Fugs, Golden Filth
Graham Parker, Heat Treatment
Jethro Tull, Aqualung
Madness, One Step Beyond
MC5, Kick Out the Jams
Paul McCartney / Wings, Band on the Run
Peter Gabriel, s/t
Rolling Stones, Beggars Banquet (Japan)
Rolling Stones, Flowers (Japan)
Rolling Stones, Got Live If You Want It
Rolling Stones, Let It Bleed
Tubes, s/t
Wackers, Shredder
ZZ Top, Rio Grande Mud

Friday, June 5, 2015

June Blooms: New Vinyl Arrivals!

June is here! And so is new vinyl at Royal Cat Records. Here's a short list of some of the newest arrivals:


Arctic Monkeys, AM
Beck, Morning Phase
Belle and Sebastian, Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance
Bjork, Vulnicura
Black Keys, Rubber Factory
Boards of Canada, Geogaddi (3lp)
Bob Dylan / The Band, Before the Flood
Bon Iver, Bon Iver
Curtis Mayfield, Superfly
Howlin Wolf, Killing Floor
Interpol, Turn on the Bright Lights
Joy Division, Love Will Tear Us Apart (12” Remix)
Modest Mouse, Interstate 8
Motorhead, Ace of Spades
Neutral Milk Hotel, In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
Paul Simon, Graceland (180g)
Pixies, Doolittle
Postal Service, Give Up
Screamin Jay Hawkins, I Put a Spell On You (s/t)
Sleater-Kinney, Dig Me Out
Sleater-Kinney, No Cities to Love
Sufjan Stevens, Seven Swans (180g with 7”)
Sun Ra, Angels and Demons at Play (180g)
Sun Ra, Bad and Beautiful (180g)
Sun Ra, Cosmos (180g)  
Sun Ra, Sound Sun Pleasure (180g)
Tragically Hip, Fully Completely (180g/Deluxe)
Velvet Underground, s/t (coloured vinyl)
Velvet Underground, VU and Nico (Andy Warhol)
Velvet Underground, White Light/White Heat (180g)
White Stripes, Icky Thump (2lp/180g)


Aretha Franklin, Greatest Hits
Brian Eno, Ambient 2: Plateaux of Mirror
Cat Stevens, Mona Bone Jakon
Cure, Standing on the Beach
Eagles, Desperado
Frank Sinatra, 20 Classics
Frank Sinatra, Greatest Hits
George Abdo, The Joy of Belly Dancing
Glenn Gould, Bach: Three Keyboard Concertos
John Cage, Sonatas & Interludes
John Cage, String Quartet
Philip Glass, Songs From Liquid Days
Philip Glass, The Photographer
Royal City, At Rush Hour the Cars
Taj Mahal, Music Keeps Me Together
Taj Mahal, Oooh so Good’n Blues
Taj Mahal, Satisfied and Tickled Too
Various, Experiments for Giant Tvs (80s Guelph Comp.)
Various, Hair ST
Various, Soweto Never Sleeps:Classic Female Zulu Jive
Various, The Indestructible Beat of Soweto
Whiskey Howl, s/t (rare Canadian blues)