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  Saddle Creek Records - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saddle Creek became an incorporated entity as a class project for the two on entrepreneurship.
Saddle Creek Records continues to be the flagship label of a style of music that is beginning to be called the Omaha Sound, characterized by a slight country twang.
The eclectic sounds of Saddle Creek's disparate member bands is somewhat explained by their history; a number of the original members of the label attended grade school together (Oberst himself was 13 years old at the time of the first Lumberjack release, Conor Oberst's "Water").
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 Saddle Creek Records: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
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 Punknews.org | About Saddle Creek Records
Named after Saddle Creek Road, a street that cuts through the center of Omaha, Saddle Creek began as a simple tape-releasing effort but grew into a full blown record label featuring popular independent artists like Bright Eyes, Cursive, and the The Faint.
Saddle Creek artist Two Gallants recently posted the first video from their debut for the label.
Saddle Creek has announced a unique new digital download project to debut with the upcoming full length from Two Gallants.
www.punknews.org /label.php?topic=73   (901 words)

  
 LA Weekly
Saddle Creek began with Commander Venus, a band he formed in 1994 as a 14-year-old high school student.
Early on, Saddle Creek chose to subscribe to a model best described as “no man left behind.” That each flagship band opted to work within a different genre is testament to this ethos; it was a semiconscious decision made among friends who wanted to minimize interband competition.
Saddle Creek is the apex of this trend.
www.laweekly.com /ink/04/16/features-bemis.php   (5580 words)

  
 Downhill Battle - Saddle Creek Records Interview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Saddle Creek is a big part of why I get this feeling.
Saddle Creek is the indie label that gets a huge write up in the New York Times (and it's a joy to read because you can see it dawning on the writer that this city of 390,000 in the middle of nothing has become the vibrant music community New York will never be).
The best introduction to their music is The Saddle Creek 50 compilation.
www.downhillbattle.org /interviews/robb_nansel.php   (1563 words)

  
 Interview with Saddle Creek Records
With their recent Saddle Creek debut, The Execution of All Things, they are one of the only bands on the label that don't call Omaha home.
Ted Stevens, former lead singer of one of Saddle Creek's early bands, Lullaby for the Working Class, and current member of Mayday and Cursive, was there from the very beginning recording Oberst's first project.
Nansel, who was attending the University of Nebraska at the time along with friend Mike Mogis (the producing mastermind behind every Saddle Creek release), saw the potential the music had for exposure.
www.recoilmag.com /interviews/saddle_creek_records_1202.html   (1055 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: saddle creek records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
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Saddle Creek finally made the move to offer digital downloads along with vinyl record purchases, which seemed obvious to me but was a long time...
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OMAHA, Neb. -- Saddle Creek Records is an internationally known recording company, but right now the company isn't very popular with some people they'd like to make their neighbors.
Saddle Creek Records wants to build an office and live music venue at 50th and Saddle Creek Road.
At a Wednesday night public hearing on the topic, neighbors told Saddle Creek Records they are worried about parking and noise, and wonder what kind of clientele the venue would attract.
www.officer.com /news/IBS/ketv/news-2430483.html   (305 words)

  
 themusicedge.com :: Saddle Creek: Only Looking Ahead   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Saddle Creek is releasing four records this month—the most the Omaha, Neb., label has done since it officially started about 10 years back.
Saddle Creek’s arsenal features indie rock’s cover boy, Oberst of Bright Eyes and Desaparecido; The Faint, a group of five guys whose live show is a burst of film and light; Criteria, an aloof foursome; and Cursive, a rock show with a cello.
One other way Saddle Creek hopes to attract more fans and national attention is a venue to not only support its acts, but feature outside artists.
themusicedge.com /moxie/news/checkthis/saddle-creek-only-looking.shtml   (385 words)

  
 Azure Ray - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Their sound is sparse and understated, with intimate lyrics, elements of alt-country and folk Americana, and occasional forays into minimalist electronica territory.
They are also in another Saddle Creek band called Now It's Overhead, with Andy LeMaster also of Georgia.
Taylor's first solo album, titled 11:11, was released in May 2005 on Saddle Creek Records.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Azure_Ray   (241 words)

  
 WOWT | NoDo's New Player   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Saddle Creek Records is joining the parade to North Downtown.
The independent record label will open a bar and concert club in the migration to the city's newest revitalization target.
The label was blocked in earlier efforts to build a club on Saddle Creek Road, the thoroughfare from which the label took its name.
www.wowt.com /home/headlines/1621457.html   (356 words)

  
 An Evening with Saddle Creek | Plexifilm DVD
The bands and "creekers" behind Nebraska's Saddle Creek Records are not depicted on film as "set for life", or living in a world more gated than any of us - the fans and listeners.
Beginning with the Lumberjack Records days and an early teenager name Conor Oberst, the prepubescent warbles of the Water cassette sparked what would become the Saddle Creek empire we have before us today.
The Saddle Creek story is presented in a common timeline of the labels evolution, and it's obvious the bands that have become the labels keynote speakers (Bright Eyes, Cursive and the Faint) are given a more in-depth view than the more obscure talent that lies within (Now It's Overhead, Azure Ray, Mayday).
www.sctas.com /2.0/SCDVD.html   (591 words)

  
 Saddle Creek Records: Information on Saddle
Saddle Creek Records, the independent record label that backs Bright Eyes and the Faint, will open a bar and concert club in the city where it was born.
Rural Rhythm Records is proud to announce the signing of the North Carolina based bluegrass music group the Shady Creek Outlaws to an exclusive recording contract.
Saddle Creek bands are not so much bands as projects, featuring one or two people running the show and any number of helpers, most of whom play in other Saddle Creek projects.
saddlecreekrecords.fsaddle.com   (1832 words)

  
 Tweed | Saddle Creek's Robb Nansel
Robb: The birth of Saddle Creek doesn’t seem all that unique to me. It seems like as in many other cities, Omaha has a pretty specific group of people that sort of bonded together through mutual interests in music and started playing together in bands.
They really wanted to explore all their options and were intent on having Saddle Creek involved in whatever route they took.
I think it is great, because it gives him the outlet to release records and doesn’t put us in an uncomfortable position regarding the other artists on Saddle Creek.
www.tweedmag.com /news.html?article=20040906090300   (1896 words)

  
 Ghostmeat Records | Ghostmeat Compilations
This CD is a must have for fans of Conor Oberst, Bright Eyes, Desaparecidos and Saddle Creek.
The CD includes a rare and exclusive recording of the song "Next Bus" by Pensacola, FL's This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb.
This recording of the song is exclusive to this release and features Future Farmer Records recording artist David Dondero on drums.
www.ghostmeat.com /compilations.html   (1094 words)

  
 Smaller record companies offering MP3s
And yet this is no record company to sneeze at, as it were, since one of the five artists on the label is the estimable, and increasingly high-profile, Sufjan Stevens (he of the 50-state, 50-CD recording project).
Billing itself as "a new kind of record company," Machine is a Chicago-based outfit with a DIY mentality and a hands-on approach to promoting their artists.
Apparently eschewing the word "Records," Pehr manages to appear at once very hip and very friendly--an unusual combination to be sure (about as unusual as a record company assuring musicians "We love demos," which this L.A.-based label also does).
www.fingertipsmusic.com /smaller_labels.htm   (3488 words)

  
 Plexifilm - Official Store: Product 'Spend an Evening with Saddle Creek DVD'
Two years later, the name Saddle Creek Records was etched in vinyl and what began as a collective local music scene would soon gain attention as a center of independent music in America.
SPEND AN EVENING WITH SADDLE CREEK is the story of the record label as told by the people who made it happen.
With extensive interviews, rare performances and archival footage, the film is an oral and visual history of how the combination of talent, dedication and collaboration launched bands like Bright Eyes, Cursive and The Faint into the national eye and has fostered a close-knit family of artists that continues to inspire each other and their fans.
stores.musictoday.com /store/product.asp?dept_id=1205&pf_id=PXAM24&band_id=444&sfid=2   (306 words)

  
 stellastarr* messageboard - bright eyes and the saddle creek shebang.
I love the following saddle creek bands: Cursive, The Good Life, Azure Ray, Rilo Kiley, Bright Eyes, The Faint, and Desaparecidos.
The Good Life-"BlackOut" is one of my favorite records of all time.
saddle creek is just a LOT of good bands.
www.stellastarr.com /ssmb/showthread.php?t=318   (268 words)

  
 "Album of the Year," The Good Life
And, being on the most emo of all labels, Saddle Creek, with a front man experienced in the art of writing sob songs (Tim Kasher of Cursive), this band has big emo expectations to live up to in addition to its album title.
That said, this record is de rigueur for a Saddle Creek artist, especially lyrically, which is a good thing.
The songs are filled with dry wit -- "I gave her an inch / She wants a house with a yard" -- mixed with woe-is-me lines that make me wonder how Kasher knows so much about my life.
www.sgmag.com /mindcandy/the_good_life   (229 words)

  
 Health forums.
This is largely due to the Omaha-based Saddle Creek Records, which is home to several highly regarded indie rock acts, most notably Bright Eyes and The Faint.
Is a record label operating without the funding of one of the 'major' record labels, which are generally defined to be the handful of media corporations which have recently dominated the recorded music industry in the West.
This is largely due to the Omaha-based Saddle Creek Records, which is home to several highly regarded indie rock acts, most notably Bright Eyes and The Faint.Some independent record labels, in particular labels with successful performing artists, receive funding from major labels.
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 saddle creek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Saddle Creek CorporationSaddle Creek offers warehousing and transportation services as a third party logistics provider servicing the southeast and southwest United States.
Saddle Creek started the Care for Kids program to help support our community.
Saddle Creek Community Services DistrictA California Government Code authorized Service District responsible for maintaining roads, drainage systems and wetlands.
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 Saddle Creek Records Newsletter - 05/07/03. - @forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The vinyl version of Saddle Creek 50 is finally done and contains only the new songs (none of the previously released tracks).
Recorded by Brian Paulson (Slint, Superchunk, Wilco), Let It Rest captures the immediacy and rawness of their live rock show.
Saddle Creek will be releasing the record sometime in late September/early October of 2003.
www.atforumz.com /showthread.php?t=191203   (915 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: Saddle Creek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The Creek is home to three of my favorite bands: Cursive, The Faint and Bright Eyes, and with other bands...
Los Cruces Jail from Two Gallants upcoming release on Saddle Creek… “and though your quickly headed somewhere i cannot respect, i’ll keep you in my...
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 PETA2 // Out There // Spend an Evening With Saddle Creek
The folks at Saddle Creek Records have already given us so much—namely cofounder Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes fame.
Yet Saddle Creek's generous spirit lives on, and who are we to complain?
Spend an Evening With Saddle Creek is a documentary that tells the story of the first 10 years of Saddle Creek Records through interviews, home movies, rare live performances, and never-before-seen archival footage of Bright Eyes, The Faint, Cursive, and many others.
www.peta2.com /OUTTHERE/o-saddlecreekcontest.asp?c=1353   (251 words)

  
 Blogcritics.org: 50, Saddle Creek Records
As a whole, this album is a good introduction to the bands that Saddle Creek has in the stable.
Saddle Creek is not only celebrating its 50th release, but giving the rest of us a chance to play catch up.
It takes a lot of faith, guts and grit to start your own record company in the middle of the U.S. Even more, Saddle Creek so far has managed to tap into talent.
blogcritics.org /archives/2003/09/11/153212.php   (904 words)

  
 saddle creek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
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 Ghostmeat Records | Commander Venus
The band recorded for Lumberjack Records which later became Saddle Creek Records and New York's Wind-Up Records.
In 1996, Ghostmeat and Saddle Creek collaborated to release a Drip and Commander Venus split 7".
This beautiful slab of blue vinyl was a split release between Ghostmeat and Omaha, NE's Saddle Creek Records.
www.ghostmeat.com /commandervenus.html   (171 words)

  
 DVD Celebrates Saddle Creek's First 10 Years
July 07, 2005, 4:20 PM ET Jordan Heller Weissmann, N.Y. Saddle Creek Records, the Nebraska-based indie powerhouse responsible for such acts as Bright Eyes, Cursive, Rilo Kiley and the Faint, is gearing up for a DVD documentary recounting its history.
Saddle Creek was formed in 1993 by a group of friends distributing cassette tapes by 13-year-old singer/songwriter Conor Oberst.
He has also become the best-selling artist on Saddle Creek, having shifted 950,000 copies of his half-dozen albums in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
billboard.com /bb/daily/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000975468   (373 words)

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