Tag: Omnivore Recordings

Harry Dean Stanton

Harry Dean Stanton With The Cheap Dates: October 1993 (Omnivore)

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.

Matthew Sweet

Song Of The Day: Matthew Sweet, “Drifting”

The Recoup Song Of The Day for Monday, January 18th is “Drifting” by Matthew Sweet, taken from the Omnivore release Catspaw.

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.