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Mayer Hawthorne

Mention Mayer Hawthorne’s name and watch our designer, Valerie, swoon and get weak in the knees. She’s been geeking out to the Hawthorne for some time now. Soul artist Mayer Hawthorne has been the newest of a flux of artists added to the retro soul genre. But unlike other recent inductees, Mayer Hawthorne sounds like he’s straight up from the Motown era. His tracks are reminiscent of legends like Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, The Four Tops, and similar legends of the genre. His sound has caught the ears of selectors, Giles Peterson, Mark Ronson, and Peanut Butter Wolf.

Stones Throw instantly signed him and his first single has already created a huge buzz. To celebrate the first single, Stones Throw brought it back with a classic heart-shaped piece of wax for vinyl collectors to drool over. Although it’s already been done by the likes of The Manhattans and Bobby Caldwell, it’s still just as cool. We applaud Stones Throw for keeping vinyl exciting and bringing it back!

Add this to your collection immediately…go out to Amoeba and cop your copy.

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Posted by: g.win on April 18, 2009 @ 9:15 PM
Posted in: Music

Om Miami 2009 Partners and Sponsors

 

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Posted by: g.win on March 16, 2009 @ 3:12 PM
Posted in: Events

Dave Kinsey is one of the street / urban art greats. He has a unique ability to capture the rawness of human emotions. Using a mixture of mediums Kinsey is able to create multilayed, textured environments easily likened to the complexities of contemporary life. Founder of the BLK/MRKT Gallery, Kinsey’s art is featured in galleries all around the world. Many pieces exist here on streets here in San Francisco.

Kinsey is another artist with ties to Om. In the early days, he was commissioned to produce the cover art for hip hop series Deep Concentration. These hard to find piece of vinyl has even been featured in gallery showings.

Visit Kinseyvisual.com for more information on Dave Kinsey.

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Posted by: g.win on March 14, 2009 @ 3:36 AM
Posted in: Visual Stimulation

The NY born, Doze Green is a legend and a pioneer of graffti and Hip Hop art. As one of the original members of the Rock Steady Crew, Doze built a name for himself and quickly became one of the most influential street artist. His work is refined yet underground. Using a lot of street sign elements, his work forces people to look to the future while looking at the past. He work is currently being featured all around the world in private galleries. If you are ever in San Francisco, be sure to drop by Haight street to get a glimpse of a Doze Green piece.


This legend is another artist with ties to Om. His was commissioned to produce art for Om’s hip hop series, Deep Concentration. The CDs are still in print and available in the Om store here. The Om office also houses a 11 ft x 11 ft exclusive Doze painting on canvas done for Om.



Visit <a href=http://www.dozegreen.com target="_blank">Dozegreen.com for more information on Doze Green.

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Posted by: g.win on February 14, 2009 @ 4:02 AM
Posted in: Visual Stimulation



Dave Flores has longtime ties to Om Records. Originally commissioned to design the cover art for the Om’s Colorform series, Dave Flores has been producing some really interesting stuff as of late. Op top of digital work, Dave has been teaming up with the likes of Kid Robot to produce a line of vinyl figures.

Visit Davidfloresart.com for more info on David Flores.

If you are in LA on July 18th, check out his showing.

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Posted by: g.win on February 14, 2009 @ 12:59 AM
Posted in: Visual Stimulation

Mushroom Jazz Clothing Line Launched

Om Records is proud to present the launch of the Mushroom Jazz line. The line features unique pieces that reflect various aspects of what we all love about the Mushroom Jazz series. From hip hop heads, to electronic junkies, to record collectors, and jazz enthusiast, this line has something for everyone. Each article of garment comes with a download card allowing recipients the chance to download exclusive tracks pre-selected for your audible enjoyment. Here is your chance to get them before anyone else does exclusively on Om-Records.com.

You can pick up the line exclusively at the following boutiques.

theGiantpeach.com
1805-C Clement Ave
Alameda, CA 94501

Fabric 8

3318 22nd St.
San Francisco, CA 94110

True
1415 Haight St.
San Francisco, CA 94177

Feel It
909 E Street
San Diego, CA 92101

Platinum
104 SW 2nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97204

UGHH.com

234 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

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Posted by: g.win on February 3, 2009 @ 11:50 AM
Posted in: News

Steve Ha, a San Francisco Bay Area creative native, is the brains behind the madness at FlavorInnovator. As a respected and salient Graphic Artist, it’s obvious that the environment, and years of abusing surfaces with aerosol, have definitely influenced his flair. Besides his skill set, it’s the ability to visually transform thoughts into reality that has granted him projects with such notable clients as Adidas, Scion, Om Records, Lyrics Born, Zion-I, and Exact-Science.


Steve is currently working on: expanding FlavorInnovator; stepping into the world of motion graphics with the use of After Effects; perpetuating the need for genuine, artistic elevation in a world overflowing with commercialized waste; and making his daughter proud. Raw art. Pure Fundamentals.

For more information on Steve Ha and Flavor Innovator visit, flavorinnovator.com

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Posted by: g.win on February 1, 2009 @ 7:57 AM
Posted in: Visual Stimulation

Mushroom Jazz Series

Hey you hardcore Mushroom Jazz heads! We have something cool to offer you. Limited Mushroom Jazz series sets. Featuring the entire series Vol. 1 – 6 on CD + the rare and hard to find promo of Blue Boy “Remember Me” CD Single, a Mushroom Jazz Vol. 6 Sticker, and an autographed poster. All of this comes in a limited Mushroom Jazz tote bag, perfect for the trips to the record store, liquor store, or your local herbal pharmaceutical.

Mushroom Jazz has been a series that has forever changed the lives of many individuals. Before there was downtempo, there was Mushroom Jazz. If you are a fan and have the entire series already, here is your chance “to take a hit and pass it on along” to a friend. This is the perfect introduction to the downtempo electronic genre’s oldest mix series.

Includes:
-Mushroom Jazz Vol. 1 CD
-Mushroom Jazz Vol. 2 CD
-Mushroom Jazz Vol. 3 CD
-Mushroom Jazz Vol. 4 CD
-Mushroom Jazz Vol. 5 CD
-Autographed Mushroom Jazz Vol. 6 CD
-Mushroom Jazz Vol. 6 Sticker
-Mushroom Jazz Poster
-14"x 14" Mushroom Jazz Tote Bag.

Limited to Only 40 Units
Click Here To Check It Out.

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Posted by: g.win on December 9, 2008 @ 8:55 PM
Posted in: News

Best of the Om:Store

BEST OF THE STOREWEEK OF 11/04

 

Liberation of Sound T-shirt

100% inspired by the free-living laid back feeling of the West Coast (our home), Liberation of Sound is a way of life!

 

James Curd (of Greenskeepers) – Limbo Sessions CD
Limbo Sessions is a new mix series brought to you by one of the most dominant clubs in Australia, Electric Circus. Limbo Sessions is being released on Greenskeepers Music fresh off the success of their song “Vagabond” (featured in the Grand Theft Auto TV campaign and available soon on DFA Records). Only a limited amount of these CD’s are distributed worldwide. We’ve secured a handful here for you Om fans.

 

Kaskade – Sweet Love Remixes – 12inch
Extremely rare! We have a very small restock on Kaskade’s second single from his album that really helped to put Kaskade on everyone’s radar, “In The Moment.” The single features remixes from Marques Wyatt and Fred Everything. This is your last chance to get this release in original print.

 

FREE CDS FOR INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS

For some reason unknown to us, USPS has stopped offering First Class International. So for our International fans who are forced to pay International shipping prices, we’re going to offer you a nice little deal. Temporarily until we fix this feature, we are giving all international orders a FREE CD with your purchases. All you have to do to get your free CD is be an international customer who places an order. This is offer is only good temporarily until we figure this out so here’s your chance to take advantage of this!

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Posted by: g.win on November 4, 2008 @ 11:53 AM
Posted in: News


Mushroom Jazz is #1 on the iTunes Electronic Chart! Click HERE to download the new mix

The series is back and the wait is finally over! Get those neck braces out! Om is proud to present Mark Farina’s highly anticipated “Mushroom Jazz 6”!

To the un-initiated, Mark Farina is the master of the blend! To celebrate the release of one of our longest running series, Om is fusing the old school with the nu school. Mushroom Jazz Vol. 6 is being released in limited numbers (only 100 units worldwide) on a USB Mixtape provided by a company called Fi-Hi.

Mushroom Jazz as most of Farina’s early mixes started out as mixtapes. We are bringing back that oldschool medium and updating it by releasing these limited edition cassette tape USBs preloaded with Mushroom Jazz Vol. 6 on mp3 (320kps), a digital booklet, and more. Each features custom design featuring Mark Farina’s autograph and some other goodies you will notice upclose.

For those of you who were not one of the lucky few to have an early Farina mixtape in your collection, here is your chance to obtain one of the most unique mixtapes Farina’s ever put out.

HOW TO ENTER
-Send an email to “contests@om-records.com” with the words “MJ6 Mixtape” in the subject line.
-Om will draw (2) two names at random to win one of the limited edition USB Mixtapes.
-Contest Ends December 1st. Winners will be contacted shortly after.

WHERE YOU CAN FIND THESE LIMITED EDITION MIXTAPES
If you don’t win, don’t trip. You can find limited amounts of these mixtapes at the following tastemakers / retail locations.

Chicago,IL
Gramaphone Records
Huntington Beach, CA
DJ Culture
Los Angeles, CA
Turntable Lab LA
Portland, OR
Platinum Records Portland
San Francisco, CA
Tweekin Records
Seattle, WA
Platinum Records

Washington, DC
DJ Hut
Minneapolis, MN
Fifth Element
Vancouver, BC
Beat Street

Auckland, New Zealand
Southbound Distribution

Online
Turntablelab.com
Undergroundhiphop.com
Om-Records.com || Here

They will be available Tuesday October 28th.

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Posted by: g.win on October 21, 2008 @ 3:21 PM
Posted in: News

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