Tag: Omnivore Recordings
October 1993 offers insight into the musical prowess of actor Harry Dean Stanton with his backing band The Cheap Dates. This new collection offers studio cuts and a scorching live set, and shows just how damn fine a musician Stanton happened to be.
The Recoup Song Of The Day for Monday, January 18th is “Drifting” by Matthew Sweet, taken from the Omnivore release Catspaw.
Before Steve Goodman became a revered hit songwriter, he began his career working the folk rock circuit. Live ’69 captures a performance at the University of Illinois in November 1969 and highlights a talented young musician in his formative years.
In 1992, as Beach Boy Brian Wilson’s life once again turned tumultuous, his old friend Van Dyke Parks reached out to him and offered a chance to collaborate. Orange Crate Art, released in 1995 to little fanfare, has now been reissued with a bold and delightful expanded edition, and has stood the test of time.
The Recoup Song Of The Day for Wednesday, May 6th is “Jameroony” by America, taken from the Omnivore Recordings release, Heritage II: Demos/Alternate Takes 1971-1976.
At the end of 1971, Righteous Brother Bobby Hatfield held a recording session with producer Richard Perry in preparation for his second solo album. Stay With Me offers up the fruits of that long-lost and relatively unknown session, and show a masterful singer at work.
The Song Of The Day for Wednesday, January 29th, is “Jack Parsons” by Luke Haines & Peter Buck, taken from the Omnivore/Cherry Red release, Beat Poetry For Survivalists.
We are extremely pleased to bring you an exclusive first listen to the archival release Murry Wilson & Snow, a heretofore unknown demo recording from 1969. Set aside your preconceived notions and enjoy a surprisingly good little number.
When he died in 1994, it was assumed that Harry Nilsson had largely retired from making music. A brand new collection from Omnivore Recordings offer up Nilsson’s final recordings taken from a heretofore unknown recording session two years prior to his sudden death.
Kim Shattuck’s death will forever hang over their final album, but it’s a gorgeous work of art that can be interpreted in many ways and represents everything we’re going to miss about her.