Tag: 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.
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.
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.
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.
The third and final installment of Omnivore Recordings’ documenting of Country singer Buck Owens’ prolific output for Capitol Records finds the singer exploring different sounds in a recording career that was taking second place to television stardom, and would come to a sudden end with the death of his musical partner and best friend. Though this era wasn’t as prominent as the decade before, this collection contains some fine music worthy of rediscovery.