Tag: 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.
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.
Today we offer you an exclusive first listen to a track from Sounds Like Music, the forthcoming Omnivore Recordings compilation from brothers Chip and Tony Kinman.
One of the most brilliant and uniquely sounding albums from the fertile underground Texas Music scene of the 1970s gets a well-deserved reintroduction to the world.
We take a look at four recent archival reissues that highlight the talent and the creative range of the late Alex Chilton.
Minneapolis rockers Soul Asylum’s third album offered a glimpse of promise for the young band, and soon marked their farewell from the independent rock world. This reissue also includes an odds and ends EP that humorously pay tribute to their new record label.
Omnivore’s latest excursion into the vast Buck Owens vault features a fantastic look at the work of Tom Brumley, his pedal steel guitarist for the majority of the 1960s.