This Week's Music: Felix Peralta’s Gato Malo; vinyl X-mas.

Felix Peralta and lady friend
Felix Peralta and lady friend

Felix Peralta’s Gato Malo: The cat goes to the dark side. CD release party Wednesday, Dec. 15, with Facinet Bangoura and local bluesmen Chris Dracup, Darin Goldston, and Joe “Daddy” Warner (no cover).

Aural Fixation: Holiday shopping for music loving Scrooges, and the staying power of vinyl.

Flyer on the Wall: This is not emo—Alabama pop-punk four-piece Heroes for Tonight on Tuesday, Dec. 14 with The Ill Motion, Emergency Ahead, and Doomed to Exist.

Sonic Reducer: The Scrams, Matterhorn, Putumayo’s World Christmas Party

Song Roulette: Peer into Swingin’ Meat member Matthew Ezzard’s music library