FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 4, 2016
East Coast soul from Winfield Parker collected in Mr. Clean: Winfield Parker At Ru-Jac, coming from Omnivore Recordings on March 25. First-ever collection of Parker’s classic singles contains six previously unreleased tracks. Set is Omnivore’s first release from acquisition of Ru-Jac Records.
Home By Dawn
Life From San Francisco
CD | Digital
CD | Digital
John David Souther
We Deliver: The Lost Band Of The CBGB Era (1974-1979)
CD | Digital
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 20, 2016
Omnivore continues Maynard Ferguson roll-out with two '80s standout albums: Body & Soul (1986) and Big Bop Nouveau (1989). Both albums contain bonus tracks from original sessions, and liner notes from MF alumni Denis DiBlasio and Steve Wiest. The '80s were a creative renaissance for Ferguson.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 18, 2015
The Miamis' We Deliver: The Lost Band Of The CBGB Era (1974–1979) is first worldwide collection of New York band's best songs. A vital document of the New York music scene, set is mastered and restored by Grammy® Award winner Michael Graves.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 16, 2015
Game Theory's masterpiece, Lolita Nation, is remastered and expanded in new two-CD, two-LP package, coming from Omnivore Recordings on February 5, 2016. Available on CD, LP and Digitally (with first LP pressing on translucent dark green double vinyl with download card), deluxe reissue features liner notes from Okkervil River’s Will Sheff and band members and associates.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 14, 2015
Alan Price's lost masterpiece Savaloy Dip: Words & Music By Alan Price make CD debut on Omnivore Recordings. From The Animals to the movies and beyond, reissue is transferred from original master tapes, with liners by Gene Sculatti.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 9, 2015
JD Souther's first and second solo albums, John David Souther and Black Rose, plus only '80s album, Home By Dawn, receive expanded edition reissues from Omnivore Recordings. John David Souther out on January 8, while Black Rose and Home By Dawn hit streets on February 12.
Neil Finn + Paul Kelly
Goin' Your Way
CD | Digital
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 17, 2015
Two of Maynard Ferguson's Pivotal 1980s albums— Storm and Live From San Francisco— coming from Omnivore Recordings on December 18. Discs contain new liner notes from Maynard Ferguson aficionado Eric Palmquist.
Chicken Heads: A 50-Year History Of Bobby Rush
4-CD | Digital
But This Chicken Proved Falsehearted
LP | CD | Digital
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Photo by Greg Allen Emitt Rhodes Returns After Four Decades With ‘Dog on a Chain’ (Exclusive Song).” It’s not that Emitt Rhodes was ever fully forgotten, but nearly 43 years between albums is a long time to remember. The Los Angeles singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist returns after an absence of more than four decades with “Dog on aContinue Reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 12, 2015
Emitt Rhodes to release first new album in 43 years. Rainbow Ends coming February 26, 2016 from Omnivore Recordings. The singer-songwriter, whose 1971 debut is a power-pop classic, was joined by special guests Roger Joseph Manning Jr. & Jason Falkner of Jellyfish, Nels Cline, Aimee Mann, Susanna Hoffs, Jon Brion, Bleu, and members of Brian Wilson’s band.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 28, 2015
Neil Finn + Paul Kelly's double live album, Goin' Your Way, gets an American release via Omnivore Recordings on December 11. The superstar collaboration presents favorites from Neil Finn, Paul Kelly, Crowded House, Split Enz and the Messengers. Album charted Top 5 and certified gold in Australia.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 20, 2015
Big Star Jesus Christ holiday EP, Neil Finn + Paul Kelly sampler are Omnivore Recordings' offerings for Record Store Day's Black Friday, November 27. Big Star 10” EP features five unissued tracks on translucent blue vinyl. Finn + Kelly LP, in translucent yellow vinyl, is preview of full-length 2-CD set to follow on December 11.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 6, 2015
Omnivore Recordings to reissue Sam Amidon's But This Chicken Proved Falsehearted on December 4. Amidon's out-of-print 2007 debut offered for first time on vinyl; CD reissue includes 10 bonus tracks from original recording session.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
50 years of Mississippi blues legend Bobby Rush—culled from more than 20 labels—coming on four discs from Omnivore Recordings on November 27, 2015. Chicken Heads: A 50-Year History Of Bobby Rush box set contains nearly five hours of music with 32-page booklet, noted by Bill Dahl, with quotes from Mavis Staples, Keb’ Mo’, Elvin Bishop, Leon Huff, Al Bell, and more.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 25, 2015 Omnivore’s Buck ‘Em! Volume 2 (1967-1975) tells the next chapter of Buck Owens’ Story. Fifty-song, 2-CD set features album tracks, rarities, seven previously unissued tracks, and liner notes from Buck Owens and biographer Randy Poe. LOS ANGELES, Calif. — After the unprecedented success of Buck ’Em! The Music of Buck Owens (1955-1967), OmnivoreContinue Reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 8, 2015 Peter Case rolls down HWY 62, first new album in five years coming October 30 from Omnivore Recordings. Co-produced with Grammy® Award winner Sheldon Gomberg, and featuring guests Ben Harper and D.J. Bonebrake, release to be available on CD, Digital, and yellow vine LP (containing download card). Tour to follow. LOS ANGELES, Calif. — PeterContinue Reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 18, 2015 The dB’s & Friends: Christmas Time Again! due out October 16 on Omnivore Recordings, features pivotal indie pop band with friends old and new. Expanded Christmas volume features tracks from the dB’s, Chris Stamey, Alex Chilton, Marshall Crenshaw, Whiskeytown, Yo La Tengo & Jeff Tweedy, Don Dixon, Robyn Hitchcock, Big Star’s ThirdContinue Reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 14, 2015
Omnivore's soundtrack album for award-winning documentary about the family at the heart of country music, The Winding Stream—The Carters, The Cashes And The Course Of Country Music, coming October 16, 2015. Features songs of the Carters performed by Johnny Cash, Mother Maybelle and the original Carter Family, Rosanne Cash, George Jones, John Prine, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band with Kris Kristofferson, Old 97’s Murry Hammond, and others.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY xx, 2015
Omnivore Recordings to release Dr. John's The Atco/Atlantic Singles 1968–1974, featuring legendary musician's biggest charting hits—and B-sides. 22-song collection features A- and B-sides from all U.S. and U.K. singles, plus liner notes by Gene Sculatti. Street date is September 18, 2015.
Early Drifters (left–right): Gary Eaton, Danny McGough, Mark Walton, Ray Ganucheau, Carlo Nuccio (photo by Greg Allen). Later Drifters (left–right): Robert Maché, Vicki Peterson, Russ Broussard, Mark Walton, Peter Holsapple, Susan Cowsill (photo by Rick Olivier). In an eventful lifespan that lasted just over a decade, the Continental Drifters created a relatively small but consistently magnificent recorded legacy,Continue Reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 9, 2015
Plainsong (Iain Matthews, Andy Roberts, Mark Griffiths) ready Reinventing Richard: The Songs Of Richard Fariña, due out on Omnivore in U.S. September 11. Intimations in 2012 of the demise of Plainsong have proved to be unfounded. Plainsong lives and breathes with a spending tribute to the songwriting of Richard Fariña (March 8, 1937 – April 30, 1966).
Pugwash Banishes Negativity on "Kicking and Screaming."Continue Reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 30, 2015 Ireland’s most intimate secret is a secret no more… Pugwash’s first internationally released studio album, Play This Intimately (As If Among Friends) coming September 4 on Omnivore Recordings. Available on CD, translucent red LP (for first pressing) and digital. Band heading to U.S. for late summer tour. DUBLIN, Ireland — With 2014’s A RoseContinue Reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE XX, 2015
Peter Frampton's Premonition and When All The Pieced Fit return to the market on August 28, followed by Now on September 4. Back in print on CD with expanded artwork and new liners taken from recent interviews with the Grammy® Award-winning iconic guitarist. Also available Digitally.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 11, 2015
The Muffs' classic pop-punk debut album remastered and expanded, set for August 14 release on Omnivore Recordings. Reissue features ten bonus tracks and liner notes by the band. Special guests include Jon Spencer and Korla Pandit.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY XX, 2015 Continental Drifters' 2-CD compilation Drifted: In the Beginning & Beyond coming on Omnivore Recordings on July 17. The group, known for dual citizenship in L.A. and New Orleans, featured Vicki Peterson (Bangles), Susan Cowsill (The Cowsills), Peter Holsapple (The dB’s), and others.Continue Reading
Premiere: The Continental Drifters revisit ‘The Mississippi’ on new retrospective Continental Drifters, Hollywood, Calif., in 1992. Back row (l-r): Carlo Nuccio, Susan Cowsill, Vicki Peterson, Gary Eaton. Seated (l-r): Ray Ganucheau, Peter Holsapple, Mark Walton. The L.A.-cum-New Orleans band of the 1990s will be revisited in a new two-CD career retrospective set “Drifted: In the Beginning &Continue Reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 8, 2015 Carl Hall’s You Don’t Know Nothing About Love: The Loma/Atlantic Recordings 1967-1972, out June 23, 2015, is introduction to prolific, under-the-radar northern soul singer.. Compilation’s 19 songs include hits plus 13 unissued bonus tracks. All were produced by Jerry Ragovoy, and not previously available on album. LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Carl Hall’s four-octaveContinue Reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 30, 2015
The Dream Syndicate's iconic The Days Of Wine And Roses back in print with unheard bonus tracks from rehearsal coming June 16 on Omnivore Recordings. Remastered expanded reissue contains liner notes from band's peers—members of Rain Parade, The Long Ryders, Green On Red, Divine Weeks, and Sonic Youth.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 21, 2015
The Textones' first two albums—Midnight Mission and Cedar Creek—to be reissued in expanded editions by Omnivore Recordings. Carla Olson's '80s band combined punk, power pop, and Texas roots. Albums feature guest appearances by Gene Clark, Ry Cooder, Ian McLagan, and Howie Epstein, plus co-write with former Textones member Kathy Valentine.
Record Store Day 2015 titles in our shop—also new releases from Andrew Gold, The Knack, The Kingbees, and The Textones.Continue Reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 15, 2015
The Knack's three final albums get expanded reissues from Omnivore Recordings. Iconic power pop band's final three releases—Zoom, Normal As The Next Guy, and Live From The Rock 'n' Roll Fun House—remastered and expanded.
Dave DiMartino’s review of our new Dion release for Rolling Stone! You can order the CD of Recorded Live At The Bitter End, August 1971 from our shop now. Dion: Recorded Live At The Bitter End, August 1971 (Omnivore) Speaking of Mott The Hoople, I find it interesting that 1) One of my very favorite Mott songs everContinue Reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 8, 2015
Andrew Gold's never-before-released The Late Show — Live 1978 coming from Omnivore Recordings May 12, 2014. Previously unreleased live album from late Los Angeles singer-songwriter contains the hits "Lonely Boy" and "Thank You For Being A Friend."
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 31, 2015
The Kingbees' self-titled 1980 debut album re-released in expanded edition by Omnivore Recordings on April 28, 2015. Features eight previously unissued bonus tracks and new liners from band leader Jamie James.
We ain’t lyin’, March has come in and we’ve got lots to tell you. While this month brings Art Pepper’s Neon Art: Volume Two on CD and Digital, Game Theory’s Real Nighttime expanded on CD, Digital and LP (hurry if you want that unissued flexi with your LP, there aren’t many left!), Roger Taylor’s Fun InContinue Reading
Rolling Stone give 4 stars for Ron Nagle in the March 28 print edition! You can order the 2-CD set of Bad Rice from our shopContinue Reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 11, 2015
Omnivore Recordings presents diverse array of platters for Record Store Day 2015. The new album from MC Lyte, Sessions '64!! (featuring Brian Wilson productions), and Volume 2 of Live From High Fidelity are on the (turn) table.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2015
Omnivore to release Beale Street Saturday Night, produced by James Luther Dickinson, on April 14, 2015. Classic album, originally released in 1979, features Sid Selvidge, Sleepy John Estes, Furry Lewis, Teenie Hodges—recorded at Ardent Studios, Orpheum Theater and even artists’ homes. Proceeds donated to the Beale Street Caravan radio program.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2015
Dion's Recorded Live At The Bitter End, August 1971 coming April 7 on Omnivore Recordings. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's previously unissued 1971 live acoustic set contains 17 tracks including classics, covers, and more.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 13, 2015
They're Everywhere that you are, once again... 22-track collection of rare and previously unreleased material from California's Translator coming from Omnivore Recordings on March 31, 2015. San Francisco alt-rock and college radio faves collect material from 1979-1985.
Check out this video clip of Michael Graves and Cheryl Pawelski taking questions from the press backstage at The Grammys after Hank Williams The Garden Spot Programs, 1950 picked up the award for Best HistoricalContinue Reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 9, 2015
Omnivore Recordings lands its first Grammy Award with Hank Williams' The Garden Spot Programs, 1950. Winner in Best Historical Album category, the volume of unissued Hank Williams music was co-produced by Cheryl Pawelski and Colin Escott.
Hank Williams The Garden Spot Programs, 1950 has been awarded a Grammy for Best Historical Album for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards! This is the first Grammy for Omnivore and we couldn’t be more proud and excited. Congratulations to producers Colin Escott and Cheryl Pawelski, and to mastering engineer MichaelContinue Reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 2, 2015
Two albums by Queen drummer and Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame inductee Roger Taylor available separately from Omnivore Recordings on March 24, 2015. Available as expanded CDs and on vinyl for the first time in more than three decades.
For those of you who may have missed out on our 10" EPs from Game Theory this past Black Friday, well, you're in luck. We now have a limited amount in our shop.Continue Reading
We now have the limited translucent orange vinyl LP of Gene Clark's Here Tonight: The White Light Demos back in our shop.Continue Reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 26, 2015
Game Theory's classic second full-length album, Real Nighttime, with 13 bonus tracks coming from Omnivore Recordings, March 17, 2015. Producer Mitch Easter and the New Pornographers' Carl Newman contributed liner notes. 30th anniversary reissue available on CD, Digital, and LP (with download card).
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2015
Les McCann's Invitation To Openness coming from Omnivore Recordings for first time in over a decade on CD. Reissue timed to coincide with release of Les McCann’s 1960 to 1980 jazz & soul photography collection, also titled Invitation To Openness from Fantagraphics Books.
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