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    Wow

    We couldn’t be happier that not one, but two of Omnivore’s releases from 2011 have been nominated in the 11th Independent Music Awards for Album Reissue! Big Star Third and The Motels Apocalypso are up for awards in the Reissue category. Two of the six nominees are Omnivore Recordings projects! Double cool!

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    Omnivore’s RSD 2012 Releases in Billboard Today

    As you can imagine, it makes us all very happy to open up our copy of Billboard today and read about our upcoming Record Store Day releases! Take a look for yourself.

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    Jellyfish First Pressing Sold Out

    Thank you Jellyfish fans! We are completely sold out of the first run of colored vinyl of both Spilt Milk and Bellybutton! We hope your turntables are happy! The stock 180-gram black vinyl editions are being manufactured now. These will be unlimited pressings, and we’ll let you know when they are available.

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    Happy Birthday Ernie

    Today is Ernie Kovac’s birthday! And to celebrate, we’re very excited to announce our partnership with Ediad Productions to release all audio material from the archive of the estates of legendary comedian Ernie Kovacs and Tony-Award winning singer/entertainer Edie Adams. This announcement comes as a birthday gift to Kovacs fans as today would have been his 93rd birthday. Post a birthday remembrance via social media and sign off with one of his signature phrases, “It’s Been Real.”

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    Who Debuted 3 Albums in Soundscan’s Top 15 Vinyl Albums This Week?

    Why Omnivore, that’s who! Vinyl does rule and you folks are helping us preach the gospel. Thanks to all of you, we saw Jellyfish hit #11 with Spilt Milk and lucky #13 with Bellybutton. The awesome Alex Chilton hit #15 with Free Again: The “1970” Sessions.

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    Win All Four Jellyfish Albums at Popdose

    Wait, I thought Jellyfish only released two albums. That is correct, but in Omnivore’s quest for the perfect pressing to honor those releases, we scrapped an entire run of finished goods. They were ready to ship. But, beforehand, we played them and said “No way, can’t do it like this,” and had them redone to be the stellar, beautiful, and audiolicious copies available now.

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  • Two-Things-In-One-Yoshis-News-Item

    The Two Things In One at Yoshi’s

    The Two Things In One performed a great set at Yoshi’s in Oakland, CA this past week. For those of you that couldn’t make it, here’s a pic from the gig—to see more, check out The Two Things page in our shop.

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    Richard Thompson is the “Day After” Christmas Treat on KCRW

    Richard Thompson’s “Banish Misfortune,” from the Omnivore 30th Anniversary reissue of Strict Tempo!, is a free download today on KCRW’s Today’s Top Tune. Happy Boxing Day!

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    Alex Chilton’s “Come On Honey” is Today’s Top Tune on KCRW

    Today’s Top Tune from KCRW is from our forthcoming Alex Chilton title Free Again: The “1970″ Sessions coming January 10, 2012! “Come On Honey” is a free download today only, so head on over to KCRW’s site for an advance taste of what’s coming in January!

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  • Artist-Image-Darondo

    MOJO Loves Darondo

    Check out the five-star review in MOJO!

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