Saturday, July 25, 2015

New Records for Hillside Weekend

It's Hillside Festival weekend! If you are not out at Guelph Lake, there is still plenty of stuff going on downtown Guelph, including a ton of new vinyl at Royal Cat Records:


A$AP Rocky, Long Live A$AP (deluxe coloured vinyl 2LP) 
Amy Winehouse, Back to Black 
Arcade Fire, Funeral (180g MP3) 
Arcade Fire, Neon Bible 
Band, Music From Big Pink (180g) 
Band, s/t (180g) 
Ben Harper / Charlie Musselwhite, Get Up 
Captain Beefheart, Safe as Milk (coloured vinyl) 
Caribou, Our Love (180g/mp3) 
CCR, Bayou Country 
City and Colour, Little Hell (180g MP3 2LP) 
Cream, Wheels of Fire (2lps) 
Death Grips, The Money Store 
Depeche Mode, Music for the Masses 
FKA Twigs, LP1 
Frank Zappa / Mothers, Freak Out (180g) 
Funkadelic, Maggot Brain 
Joy Division, Still (2lp deluxe 180g) 
Joy Division, Substance (2lp deluxe 180g) 
Joy Division, Unknown Pleasures (180g) 
Junior Wells, Southside Blues Jam 
Kanye West, The College Dropout (2LPs) 
Kendrick Lamar, Good Kid/MAAD City (2LP) 
Kinks, s/t (180g) 
Marvin Gaye, Let’s Get It On (180g) 
Metallica, Master of Puppets 
Miles Davis, Steamin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet 
Mumford and Sons, Sigh No More
Nirvana, Bleach 
Otis Redding, Otis Blue (blue vinyl)
Pixies, Doolittle 
Run the Jewels, I (teal vinyl/2lp) 
Smashing Pumpkins, Gish (180g) 
Stevie Wonder, Music of My Mind (180g) 
Tom Waits, The Early Years vol I 
U2, The Unforgettable Fire (remastered/180g) 
Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires of the City 
Vampire Weekend, s/t 


AC/DC, For Those About to Rock 
April Wine, Hits 
Arlo Guthrie, Best 
Beatles, White Album 
Black Sabbath, Born Again
Boston, s/t 
Bruce Springsteen, Born in the USA
Bruce Springsteen, Darkness on the Edge of Town 
Byrds, Turn Turn Turn
Chicago, VI 
Cult, Electric 
David Bowie, Let’s Dance 
David Bowie, Scary Monsters 
Decembrists, Castaways and Cutouts 
Deep Purple, Come Taste the Band 
Deep Purple, Machinhead 
Deep Purple, Perfect Stranger 
Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Come On Eileen EP
Doors, s/t 
Eagles, Greatest Hits 
Elton John, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road 
Elton John, Greatest Hits
Eric Clapton, EC Was Here 
Eric Clapton, Slowhand 
Foreigner, IV
Genesis, Trick of the Tail
Guns n Roses, LIES 
Heart, Little Queen 
Heart, Magazine 
Heart, s/t 
Iron Maiden, Killers
Iron Maiden, The Number of the Beast
Janis Joplin, Pearl 
Joan Jett, Up Your Alley 
Johnny Cash, Live at San Quentin 
Kiss, Dressed to Kill 
Led Zeppelin, IV 
Lynyrd Skynyrd, Gold and Platinum
Meatloaf, Bat Out of Hell
Michael Jackson, Thriller 
Ozzy Osbourne, Bark at the Moon 
Pet Shop Boys, Please 
Police, Synchronicity 
Police, Zenyatta Mondatta 
Queen, Body Language EP 
Rush, A Farewell to Kings 
Rush, Permanent Waves 
Simon and Garfunkle, Bookends 
Simon and Garfunkle, Parsley Sage
Soft Cell, Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret 
Steppenwolf, Sixteen Great Performances
Stevie Ray Vaughan, Live Alive
Stray Cats, Built for Speed 
Tears for Fears, Songs from the Big Chair 
Tom Petty, Let Me Up 
U2, Pride EP 
U2, Two Hearts EP 
U2, Under a Blood Red Sky EP
U2, War 
U2, Wide Awake EP 
U2, With or Without You EP
Various (Leonard Rosenman), Lord of the Rings ST 
Various, Woodstock ST 
Walter Carlos, Clockwork Orange ST 
Wham, Make It Big
Who, By the Numbers 

Monday, July 20, 2015

New Cassettes via Wyrd Distro

We had a visit from the folks behind Wyrd Distro and Weird Canada this weekend. They are the websites responsible for reviewing and distributing underground and independent music from across the country. They set up a little pop-up shop outside Royal Cat Records to help spread the weird word but we managed to snag a few of what was left at the end of the day for sale in the shop:

Free Hell

by JFM 

(Telephone Explosion)

Trash Day


(Craft Singles)

Pictures On The Wall

Lab Coast

(Shake Records)

Saturday, July 18, 2015

New Vinyl, Wyrd Distro Pop-Up Shop, and Free Show by The Everywheres

What a busy Saturday today! We will be hosting a pop-up shop from Wyrd Distro in the store today and then at 6pm we will have a free show from The Everywheres (all the way from Halifax) --all part of the Incline/Decline underground music festival taking place around Guelph this weekend.

And of course we have a ton of new records. Here's a partial list:

Amy Winehouse, Lioness (2lps)
Beatles, Abbey Road
Beatles, Magical Mystery Tour
Beatles, Sgt Peppers
Beck, Morning Phase (180g)
Black Keys, The Big Come Up
Black Keys, Turn Blue (lp + cd)
Bob Marley, A Legend (2lps)
Cream, Best of Cream
Daft Punk, Discovery
Death Cab for Cutie, Transatlanticism (2lp/180g)
Death From Above 1979, The Physical World
Decemberists, What a Terrible World (2lp)
Drake, Take Care
Drive-By Truckers, Decoration Day (2lp)
Fleetwood Mac, Greatest Hits
Fleetwood Mac, Rumours
Flying Lotus, You’re Dead (2lp)
Frazey Ford, Indian Ocean
Godspeed You Black Emperor, Allelujah Don’t Bend Ascend
Jack White, Blunderbuss
James Brown, I Got You (I Feel Good)
Janis Joplin / Big Brother and the Holding Company, Cheap Thrills (180g)
Janis Joplin / Big Brother and the Holding Company, s/t (180g)
Lana Del Rey, Ultraviolence (2lp/deluxe ed.)
Led Zeppelin, II (180g)
Led Zeppelin, III (180g)
Lou Reed, Transformer
Marvin Gaye, Let’s Get It On (180g)
Metric, Synthetica
Miles Davis, The Musing of Miles
Miles Davis, And Modern Jazz Giants
Minutemen, Double Nickels on the Dime
Motorhead, Ace of Spades
Mumford and Sons, Babel
National, Boxer (yellow vinyl)
New York Dolls, s/t
Nick Drake, Made to Love Magic
Pink Floyd, Endless River (2lp, 180g)
Pixies, Indie Cindy (2lp/180g)
Public Enemy, It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
Public Enemy, Yo Bum Rush the Show
Purity Ring, Shrines
Raekwon, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx (2lp)
Ramones, s/t (180g)
Robert Johnson, King of the Delta Blues (Best)
Run the Jewels, I (teal vinyl/2lp)
Sex Pistols, Sex Anarchy & Rock n Roll Swindle
Shins, Chutes Too Narrow
Skatalites, Play Ska
Smiths, Hatful of Hollow
Specials, More Specials (LP + bonus 7”)
Taylor Swift, 1989 (2lps)
Tragically Hip, Fully Completely (180g)

Alan Parson Project, Pyramid
Alan Parson Project, Tales of Mystery and Imagination
Alice Cooper, Welcome to My Nightmare
Band, Best of The Band
Billy Joel, The Stanger
Blondie, Plastic Letters
Clash, s/t
Dire Straits, s/t
Doors, Greatest Hits
Eagles, Greatest Hits Vol II
Eagles, Hotel California (with poster)
Eric Clapton / Jeff Beck / Jimmy Page, Guitar Boogie
Fleetwood Mac, Tango in the Night
Jeff Beck, Beck-Ola
Kinks, One For the Road (2lps)
Kiss, Alive
Lynrd Skynrd, Gimme Back My Bullets
Lynrd Skynrd, Nuthin’ Fancy
Lynrd Skynrd, One More From the Road
Lynrd Skynrd, s/t
Lynrd Skynrd, Street Survivor
Marvin Gaye, In Our Lifetime
Paul Simon, Negotiations and Love Songs 1971-1986
Prince, Controversy
Prince, Dirty Mind
Prince, For You
Prince, Let’s Go Crazy ep
Prince, Let’s Work ep
Prince, Parade
Prince, Purple Rain
Prince, s/t
Prince, When Doves Cry ep
Robert Cray, Strong persuader
Simon and Garfunkle, Concert in Central Park
Supertramp, Breakfast in America (audiophile)
Van Morrison, Poetic Champions Compose
Who, Face Dances
Who, Odds and Sods
Who, Who’s Next (half-speed master)

Friday, July 17, 2015

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Open the Floodgates: New Arrivals

Quite a bit of new vinyl in the shop this week. Here's a sample:

AC/DC, Back in Black (180g)
AC/DC, Highway to Hell (180g)
Alabama Shakes, Sound and Color (2lps/clear vinyl)
alt-J, This Is All Yours
Arcade Fire, Reflektor
Arctic Monkeys, AM
Arctic Monkeys, Favourite Worst Nightmare
Band, The Last Waltz (3lp/180g)
Beastie Boys, Check Your Head (2lps)
Beastie Boys, Ill Communication (2lp)
Beatles, Rubber Soul (180g)
Beatles, White Album (mono)
Beatles, Yellow Submarine (180g)
Billie Holiday, Lady in Satin
Black Keys, Brothers
Black Keys, El Camino (180g/with cd )
Black Sabbath, Paranoid (180g)
Black Sabbath, s/t (180g)
Boards of Canada, Music Has the Right to Children (2lp deluxe)
Boards of Canada, The Campfire Headphase (2lp deluxe)
Bob Marley, Legend Remixed (2lps)
Buzzcocks, Singles Going Steady
CCR, Chronicle (2lp)
CCR, Cosmo’s Factory
Clash, Combat Rock
Coldplay, A Rush of Blood to the Head
Constantines, Kensington Heights (180g)
Daft Punk, Random Access Memories (2lps/180g)
Danny Brown, Old
Dead Kennedys, Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death
Depeche Mode, Some Great Reward (180g)
Feist, Open Season
Feist, The Reminder
Foo Fighters, Sonic Highway
Frank Zappa / Mothers of Invention, Uncle Meat
Future Islands, On the Water
Future Islands, Singles
Godspeed You Black Emperor, Asunder Sweet and Other Distress
Godspeed You Black Emperor, Lift Your Skinny Fists
Gord Downie / Sadies, And The Conquering Sun
Guns n Roses, Appetite for Destruction
Guns n Roses, Use Your Illusion One (2lp)
Interpol, Elpintor
Jack White, Lazaretto
Japandroids, No Singles (white vinyl)
Joel Plaskett Emergency, Scrappy Happiness
Joy Division, Closer (180g)
Joy Division, Love Will Tear Us Apart 7”
Joy Division, Love Will Tear Us Apart ep
Kinks, s/t
Led Zeppelin, Houses of the Holy (180g)
Led Zeppelin, IV (180g)
Lorde, Pure Heroine
Madlib / Freddie Gibbs, Pinata
Metallica, Master of Puppets
Metallica, s/t (2lp)
Metz, II
Miles Davis, Kind of Blue (180g)
Miles Davis, Relaxin with the Miles Davis Quintet
Nas, Illmatic
National, Trouble Will Find Me (2lps)
Neil Young, Zuma
Neil Young / Crazy Horse, At the Fillmore 1970
New Order, Low-Life (180g)
Offspring, Smash (orange vinyl)
Otis Redding, Lonely and Blue (blue vinyl)
Pearl Jam, Ten (2lp/180g)
Pearl Jam, VS
Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon (deluxe ed.)
Pink Floyd, Wish You Were Here (180g)
Pixies, Bossanova
Pixies, Surfer Rosa
Pixies, Wave of Mutilation (2lps)
Pogues, If I Should Fall From Grace
Pogues, Rum Sodomy and The Lash
Queen, II
Radiohead, In Rainbows
Radiohead, OK Computer (2lp/180g)
Radiohead, The Bends
Ramones, End of the Century (180g)
Ramones, Ramonesmania
REM, Automatic for the People
REM, Document (180g)
Rolling Stones, Let it Bleed (180g / clear vinyl)
Rolling Stones, Some Girls
Rolling Stones, Sticky Fingers (180g)
Run the Jewels, II
Slayer, Seasons in the Abyss
Smiths, Meat is Murder (180g)
Sonics, Introducing
Spoon, Kill the Moonlight
St. Vincent, s/t
St. Vincent, Strange Mercy
Stooges / Iggy Pop, Funhouse (180g)
Strokes, Is This It
Taylor Swift, Red (2lp)
Timber Timbre, Creep On Creepin On
Tom Waits, Nighthawks at the Diner (2lp/180g)
Van Morrison, Moondance (180g)
Velvet Underground, Loaded
Velvet Underground, VU and Nico (coloured vinyl)
Violent Femmes, s/t
War on Drugs, Lost in the Dream (2lps/180g)
War on Drugs, Slave Ambient
Weezer, Everything Will Be Alright in the End
White Stripes, Elephant
White Stripes, Icky Thump
White Stripes, Lord Send Me An Angel/Pretty Good Looking 7”
Wilco, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
Wu-Tang Clan, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)