Tag: Omnivore Recordings

Steve Goodman Live '69

Steve Goodman: Live ’69 (Omnivore)

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.

Brian Wilson And Van Dyke Parks

Brian Wilson & Van Dyke Parks: Orange Crate Art (Omnivore Recordings)

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.

America

Song Of The Day: America, “Jameroony”

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.

Bobby Hatfield

Bobby Hatfield: Stay With Me: The Richard Perry Sessions (Omnivore Recordings)

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.

Luke Haines Peter Buck

Song Of The Day: Luke Haines & Peter Buck, “Jack Parsons”

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.

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LISTEN: Murry Wilson & Snow, “Break Away”

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.

Harry Nilsson Losst And Founnd

Harry Nilsson: Losst And Founnd (Omnivore Recordings)

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.

The Muffs: No Holiday (Omnivore Recordings)

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.

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LISTEN: Uncle Walt’s Band, “She’ll Be There”

We’re pleased to offer you a delightful little number from one of Texas Music’s greatest little combos, Uncle Walt’s Band. This song comes from an excellent expanded reissue of their second album, An American In Texas, released this week via Omnivore Recordings.

Big Star: In Space (Omnivore Recordings)

The fourth and final Big Star studio album is more a curiosity than a follow-up to the band’s highly revered trilogy of albums, good in its own way but not an album that necessarily meets the overwhelming expectations caused by the anticipation of a new Big Star album.