Saturday, October 31, 2015

Halloween Hits 2015: New Vinyl Arrivals

"Like a bat out of hell, I'll be gone when the records come..."

Tons of new and used vinyl has rolled into the shop over the past week, just in time for your Halloween record party!

Accept, Balls to the Wall 
AC/DC, If You Want Blood 
Alice Cooper, Goes to Hell 
Alice Cooper, Raise Your Fist and Yell 
Amy Winehouse, Back to Black 
Beastie Boys, Solid Gold Hits (2lps) 
Ben Harper, and Charlie Musselwhite 
Bob Dylan, Robert Zimmerman plays Bob D (NYC 61--62)
Bo Diddley, Big Bad Bo 
Bo Diddley, Have Guitar Will Travel 
Bo Diddley, Is a Gunslinger 
Bon Jovi, Slippery When Wet 
Bruce Springsteen, Born in the USA 
Cat Stevens, Tea For the Tillerman 
Deerhoof / Woom, Woom on Hoof 7-inch
Doobies, Best 
Duran Duran, Rio
Duran Duran, s/t
Eagles, Greatest Hits II 
Echo and the Bunnymen, Heaven Up Here 
Father John Misty, Fear Fun 
Fleet Foxes, Helplessness Blues (2lp) 
Glenn Gould, Bach: The Goldberg Variations (180g)
Hank, Showers of Happiness 
Iron Butterfly, In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida 
James Brown, Try Me 
Janis Joplin / Big Brother, Cheap Thrills 
Judas Priest, Sin After Sin 
Judas Priest, Unleashed in the East 
Kiss, Destroyer
Lana Del Rey, Born To Die
Meatloaf, Bat Out of Hell 
Metallica, Master of Puppets 
Michael Jackson, Thriller 
Nathaniel Rateliff, & The Night Sweats
Neil Young, Comes a Time
New Order, Movement 
Purity Ring, Another Eternity 
Rage Against the Machine, The Battle of Los Angeles (180g) 
Raincoats, s/t 
Rolling Stones, Black and Blue 
Rolling Stones, Exile on Main Street 
Rolling Stones, Let It Bleed (clear vinyl/180g) 
Run the Jewels, I (gold vinyl) 
Rush, A Farewell to Kings 
Rush, Hemispheres (red vinyl) 
Rush, Moving Pictures
Rush, Presto (200g) 
Ry Cooder, Crossroads ST
Screaming Blue Messiahs, Bikini Red
Shannon and the Clams, Dreams in the Rat House 
Talk Talk, The Colour of Spring
Thee Oh Sees, Drop 
U2, October 
U2, War 
Various, Rocky Horror Picture Show ST 
Wall of Voodoo, Call of the West
Whitesnake, s/t 
White Stripes, Elephant (2lp/180g)
Who, Live at Leeds 
Willie Nelson, Stardust 
Yes, Fragile 

Saturday, October 24, 2015

New Vinyl Saturday

Hey, check out the great cover on that Babysitter record by international superstar Marc Bell!

It's new vinyl Saturday at Royal Cat Records! Here's a partial list:

Alabama Shakes, Boys & Girls (+ 7-inch)
Alabama Shakes, Sound and Color (2lps/clear vinyl)
Al Green, Greatest Hits
Amy Winehouse, Back to Black
Ariel Pink, Haunted Graffiti (2lps)
Babysitter, s/t
Band, Last Waltz (3lp)
Beastie Boys, Solid Gold Hits (2lps)
Beatles, Abbey Road (180g)
Beatles, Revolver (180g)
Beatles, Rubber Soul (180g)
Beatles, Sgt. Peppers (180g)
Beatles, Yellow Submarine (180g)
Belle and Sebastian, If You’re Feeling Sinister
Belle and Sebastian, Tigermilk
Big Bill Broonzy, The Blues
Billy Bragg, Life’s a Riot Between the Wars (180g)
Boards of Canada, Twoism
Bob Marley, Legend
Cage the Elephant, Melophobia
Chvrches, Every Open Eye (180g)
City and Colour, Little Hell (180g MP3 2LP)
City and Colour, Sometimes (2lp)
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, s/t
Cloud Nothings, Here and Nowhere Else
Cream, Disraeli Gears (180g)
Cure, Disintegration (2lp)
Daft Punk, Random Access Memories
Dead Kennedys, Frankenchrist
Dead Kennedys, Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death
Dead Kennedys, Plastic Surgery Disasters
Dead Weather, Dodge and Burn
Death Cab for Cutie, Kintsugi (cassette)
Deerhunter, Fading Frontier
Delfonics, Super Hits
Dr. Dre, The Chronic (2lps)
Elvis Costello, Get Happy
Eminem, The Slim Shady LP (2lp)
Etta James, At Last
Ex Hex, Rips
Fela Kuti, Beasts of No Nation
Fela Kuti, Expensive Shit
Fleetwood Mac, Rumours (180g)
Florence + the Machine, How Big How Blue How         
Foo Fighters, s/t
Frank Zappa, Halloween in the Big Apple 1977
     (clear vinyl)
Green Day, Dookie
Green Day, Nimrod
Hag Face, R.I.P
Jack White, Lazaretto
James Brown, Think
Janis Joplin, Pearl
Jimi Hendrix, Are You Experienced (200g)
Jimi Hendrix, Electric Ladyland (2lp/180g)
Joanna Newsom, Divers (cassette)
Kendrick Lamar, Good Kid MAAD City
Kurt Vile, B’lieve I’m Goin Down (2lp)
Led Zeppelin, I (180g)
Led Zeppelin, II (180g)
Led Zeppelin, III (180g)
Led Zeppelin, Presence (180g)
Lee Perry, Master Piece
Leon Bridges, Coming Home (180g)
Lorde, Pure Heroine
Lord Huron, Strange Trails (180g/2lp)
Mac Demarco, Another One
Metallica, Master of Puppets
Metric, Pagans in Vegas
Miles Davis, Bitches Brew (new 180g Legacy ed.)
Miles Davis, Kind of Blue
Miles Davis, Sketches of Spain (new 180g Legacy ed.)
Mumford & Sons, Wilder Mind (180g)
Mumford and Sons, Sigh No More
National, Trouble Will Find Me (2lp 180g)
New Order, Movement (180g)
Nick Drake, Pink Moon
Nirvana, Nevermind (180g)
NWA, Straight Outta Compton (180g/2lp)
Offspring, Smash
Of Montreal, Lousy With Sylvianbriar (pink vinyl)
Oh Sees, Floating Coffin
Otis Redding, Lonely and Blue (blue vinyl)
Paul Simon, Graceland
Pavement, Brighten the Corners
Pavement, Wowee Zowee
Pearl Jam, Ten (2lp/180g)
Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon (180g/deluxe ed.)
Pixies, Doolittle
Purity Ring, Another Reality
Queen, News of the World
Radiohead, In Rainbows
Radiohead, The Bends
Rage Against the Machine, s/t (180g Legacy)
Reatards, Grown Up Fucked Up
REM, Automatic For The People
RJD2, Deadringer
Robert Johnson, Drunken Hearted Man
Ryan Adams, s/t
Sadies, Internal Sounds (180g)
Screamin Jay Hawkins, I Put a Spell On You (s/t)
Specials, Ghost Town,
Strokes, Is This It
Sufjan Stevens, Carrie & Lowell
Sufjan Stevens, Michigan
Television, Marquee Moon (180g)
Tom Waits, Nighthawks at the Diner (2lp/180g)
Ty Segall, s/t
Upsetters / Lee Scratch Perry, Return of the Super Ape
Various, Nightmare Before Christmas (picture disc)
Velvet Underground, Loaded
Wanda Jackson, Rock Your Baby
White Stripes, Icky Thump (2lps 180g)
Wilco, Star Wars (180g+mp3)
Wilco, Yankee Foxtrot Hotel (180g/2lp)

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Cassette Store Day 2015 in Guelph

Press Play!

Today is the day to celebrate our humble cassette culture: International Cassette Store Day 2015!

We always have a fine selection of new cassettes at Royal Cat Records. Right now you can buy copies of tapes by Ty Segall, Vampires, Babysitter, New Fries, The Tortoise and My Hair, Brazilian Money, Free Hell, and Cupcake Ductape, for example.

As well, we just bought a giant collection of vintage cassettes (maybe 100 tapes?) all of which are in the store --lots of classic metal, classic rock, and more!

Plus, we have a new collection of vintage vinyl in the shop, including:

AC/DC, Back in Black
Alan Parsons Project, I Robot
Alice Cooper, Welcome to My Nightmare
Billy Idol, Rebel Yell
Billy Joel, Greatest Hits Vol I + II
Billy Joel, Songs in the Attic
Billy Joel, The Stranger
Bob Dylan, Blood on the Tracks
Bob Dylan, Greatest Hits
Bob Dylan, Slow Train Coming
Bob Seger, Night Moves
Bob Seger, Nine Tonight
Camel, Moondmadness
Carole King, Tapestry
cars, candy-o
Cat Stevens, Catch Bull at Four
Cat Stevens, Teaser and the Fireboat
David Bowie, Pinups
Deep Purple, 24 Carat Purple
Deep Purple, Best
Deep Purple, come taste the band
Deep Purple, In Rock
Deep Purple, Stormbringer
Def Leppard, Hysteria
Dire Straits, love over gold
Doobies, best vol II
Eagles, Greatest Hits
Eagles, Live (2lp)
Eagles, The Long Run
Elton John, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Emerson Lake and Palmer, s/t
Emerson Lake and Palmer, Works
Everly Brothers, Cathy’s Clown
Fleetwood Mac, s/t
Frank Zappa, Apostrophe
Frank Zappa, Zoot Allures
Gordon Lightfoot, Gord’s Gold
Grace Jones, Muse
Grace Jones, Slave to the Rhythmn
Hall and Oates, Rock n Roll Soul Part One
Hot Tuna, First Pull Up Then Pull Down
James Taylor, Walking Man
Jim Croce, the very best
Jimi Hendrix, Smash Hits
John Cougar, American Fool
Judas Priest, Point of Entry
Leon Russell, Will O The Wisp
Bob Marley , Legend
Monks, Bad Habits 
Moody Blues, seventh sojourn
Moody Blues, This is the Moody Blues
Nilsson, The Point
Pete Townshend, Who Came First
Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon
Police, Reggat de Blanc
Police, Zenyatta Mondatta
Queen, Sheer Heart Attack
Roberta Flack, Best
Rod Stewart, Blondes Have More Fun
Rolling Stones, It’s Only Rock n Roll
Roxy Music, Country Life
Roxy Music, The High Road
Santana, Beyond Appearances
Santana, Moonflower
Santana, s/t
Simon and Garfunkel, greatest hits
Simon and Garfunkel, Bridge Over Troubled water
Simple Minds, Empires and Dance
Simple Minds, Sparkle in the Rain (clear vinyl)
Sinead O’Connor /The Lion and the Cobra
Steely Danm Gold
Stevie Nicks, Bella Donna
Stevie Nicks, Rock a Little
Supertramp, Breakfast in America
Supertramp, Crime of the Century
Talking Heads, True Stories
tangerine dream, stratosphere
Tears for Fears, Songs From the Big Chair
Tom Petty, Damn the Torpedoes
U2, Boy
van halen 5150
van halen, Women and Children First
Vapours, New Clear Days
Various, Rocky Horror Picture Show ST
Various / Mike Oldfield, The Exorcist ST
Willie Nelson, always on my mind
Yes, 90125
Yes, Fragile
Yes, Tormato

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Give Thanks for Vinyl!!!!

Happy Thanksgiving, vinyl fans!
We've got a ton of new arrivals, including several new releases, at Royal Cat Records this week, so let's give thanks there are no turkeys in this bunch. Take a look:

Alabama Shakes, Boys and Girls (w bonus 7”)
Alabama Shakes, Sound and Color (2lps/clear vinyl)
Amy Winehouse, Back to Black
Ani Difranco, Not a Pretty Girl
Ann Peebles, Greatest Hits
Arcade Fire, Funeral
Arcade Fire, Neon Bible (2lp/180g)
Arcade Fore, The Suburbs (2lps +mp3)
Bad Brains, s/t
Bauhaus, Mask
Beastie Boys, Paul’s Boutique (2lp)
Beck, Morning Phase (180g)
Ben Weaver, I Would Rather Be A Buffalo
Big Black, Atomizer
Big Black, Songs About Fucking
Big Joe, Keep Rocking and Swinging (180g ltd ed)
Billie Holiday, Lady in Satin
Black Flag, The First Four Years
Black Keys, El Camino (180g/with cd )
Black Keys, The Big Come Up (lavender vinyl)
Black Lips, Good Bad Not Evil
Blonde Redhead, Misery is a Butterfly
Bob Dylan, The Times They Are A-Changin (180g)
Bob Dylan / The Band, Basement Tapes
Bob Marley, Rasta Revolution
Buddy Guy, Skin Deep
Captain Beefheart, Safe as Milk (white vinyl)
Caribou, Our Love (180g/1/2speedmaster)
Caribou, Swim (mp3)
Cat Power, What Would the Community Think
Chvrches, Every Open Eye (180g)
City and Colour, If I Should Go
Cloud Nothings, Attack on Memory
Cloud Nothings, s/t
Cocteau Twins, Blue Bell Knoll
Coleman Hawkins, The Hawk Flies High
Daft Punk, Homework (2lp)
Darondo, Listen to My Song
Dead Weather, Dodge and Burn
Death Cab for Cutie, Something About Airplanes (180g)
Decemberists, The Crane Wife
Decemberists, What A Terrible World What a Beautiful World (180)
Deerhunter, Halcyon Digest
Don Carlos, Inna Dub Style: Rare Dubs 1979-80
Doors, Strange Days (180g)
Fall, Sublingual Tablet
Father John Misty, Fear Fun
Feist, The Reminder
Fleetwood Mac, Greatest Hits
Florence and the Machine, Lungs
Florence + The Machine, How Big How Blue How Beautiful (2lp)
Fucked Up, Glass Boys (180g)
Funkadelic, Maggot Brain
Funkadelic, Standing on the Verge of Getting It On (180g)
Gang of Four, Entertainment
Gnarls Barkley, St. Elsewhere (w cd)
Godspeed You Black Emperor, f#a#infinity
Godspeed You Black Emperor, Lift Your Skinny Fists
Gord Downie / Sadies, And The Conquering Sun (180g)
Gorillaz, Plastic Beach (2lp/180g)
Grateful Dead, American Beauty (180g)
Guns n Roses, Appetite for Destruction
Herbie Hancock, Maiden Voyage
Howlin Wolf, Killing Floor
Interpol, Elpintor
Interpol, Turn on the Bright Lights (incl mp3)
Jack White, Lazaretto
James Brown, Jump Around
Jamie XX, In Colour
Jeffrey Lewis, It’s the Ones Who’ve Cracked
Jesus and Mary Chain, Psychocandy (180g)
Joanna Newsom, YS
John Lee Hooker, Travelin’
Led Zeppelin, II (180g)
Leon Bridges, Coming Home (180g)
Libertines, Up the Bracket (incl mp3)
Lou Reed, Transformer
Mac Demarco, Another One
Madlib, Shades of Blue (2lp)
Madlib / Freddie Gibbs, Pinata
Marva White, It’s My Thing (colour vinyl)
Marvin Gaye, What’s Going On
Memphis Slim, World’s Foremost Blues Singer (180g)
Metric, Pagans in Vegas (2lp)
Miles Davis, Workin with the Miles Davis Quintet
Modern Lovers, s/t
Modest Mouse, Strangers to Ourselves (2lp)
Mumford and Sons, Sigh No More
National, Alligator (green vinyl)
National, Boxer (yellow vinyl)
National, High Violet (violet vinyl)
Neil Young, The Monsanto Years (180g)
Neutral Milk Hotel, In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
Neutral Milk Hotel, On Avery Island (180g)
New Order, Music Complete (2lp)
New Order, Music Complete (2lp)
New York Dolls, s/t (180g)
Nick Drake, Five Leaves Left (180g)
Nirvana, Nevermind (180g)
Of Montreal, Snare Lustrous Doomings (180g/purple vinyl)
Parliament, Funkentelechy
Parliament, Gloryhallastoopid
Parliament, The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein (180g)
Parliament, Up With the Down Stroke
Parliament/Funkadelic, Unkut Funk: Greatest Hits
Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon (180g)
Pixies, Surfer Rosa (180g)
Pogues, If I Should Fall From Grace With God (180g)
Pogues, Rum Sodomy and The Lash (180g)
Postal Service, Give Up
PRhyme, s/t
Public Enemy, Fear of a Black Planet
Radiohead, Pablo Honey (180g)
Radiohead, The Bends (180g)
Raekwon, Fly International Luxurious Art
Raincoats, s/t,
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Californication
Refused, Freedom
Run DMC, s/t
Ryan Adams, s/t (180g)
Shellac, Dude Incredible
Sigur Ros, Kveikur (2lp + download)
Specials, s/t (180g)
Stiff Little Fingers, Inflammable Material (180g)
Television, Marquee Moon (180g)
Toots and the Maytals, Pressure Drop: The Golden Tracks
Townes Van Zandt, s/t
Ty Segall, Lemons (150g)
Vampires, Every Kind of Light ep
Various, Fat Possum: Not the Same Old Blues Crap
Various, Hottest Sounds Around: Ska from the Vaults of Wirl Records
Velvet Underground, s/t (180g)
Velvet Underground, VU and Nico
War on Drugs, Slave Ambient (2lp)


Afrobatik, Remind My Soul
Afu-Ra, Defeat
Art Tatum, s/t
Band, Stage Fright
BB King, Great Moments
Beach Boys, Smile
Beastie Boys, An Exciting Evening At Home With Shadrach, Meshach And Abednego
Beastie Boys, Ch-Check It Out
Billie Holiday, s/t
Biz Markie, Biz’s Baddest Beats
Biz Markie, Spring Again ep
Biz Markie, What Comes Around ep
Bobby Bland / BB King, Together Again
Bunny Berrigan, Swing Classic
CCR, Cosmo’s Factory
Coldplay, Parachutes
Coleman Hawkins, And the Trumpet Kings 1965
Coleman Hawkins, The Hawk and the Hunter
Cozy Cole, A Cozy Conception of Carmen
Cure, The Head on the Door
David Bowie, Ziggy Stardust
DJ Jazzy Jeff, The Return of Hiphop EP
DNE, Beautiful Wonderful/Pistol Whipped ep
Duke Ellington, Rockin in Rhythm 29-31
Duran Duran, Arena
Edith Piaf, 1960 Concert
Edith Piaf, Best
Ella Fitzgerald, Sings Gershwin
Elvis Costello, Goodbye Cruel World
Jack McDuff/Gene Amons, Brother Jack Meets the Boss
Jam, All Mod Cons
Jane’s Addiction, Nothings Shocking
Joe Williams, Jump for Joy
Johnny Hodges, 3 Shades of Blue
King Crimson, Discipline
Kool and the Gang, Emergency
Louis Armstrong, Young Louis 1924-27
Pink Floyd, Ummagumma
Queen, The Game
Ray Charles, Dedicated to You
Rolling Stones, Hot Rocks
Sly and the Family Stone, Life
Stan Getz, Reflections
Stan Getz, The Best
Stephane Grapelli, Satin Doll
Supertramp, Indelibly Stamped
Thin Lizzy, Jailbreak
Thin Lizzy, Johnny the Fox
Various, Chilling Thrilling Sounds of the Haunted House
Various, Lost Soul vol 4
Wu-Tang Clan - Can It Be All So Simple / Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nuthing Ta F' Wit (12")