ABOUT OMS RECORDS – ESTABLISHED 1996!

OMS RECORDS is an independently owned and operated record company and recording production company. As a record company, OMS Records is known as the home to some of the most legendary artists in Bluegrass and Country Music.

  • 4 Grand Ole Opry Members
  • 5 Members of the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) “Hall of Honor”
  • 4 Grammy winning artists

With an impressive stable of national artists, OMS has produced and released some of the most creative acoustic and classic country music around including projects by country and bluegrass music greats:

  • Benny Martin
  • Josh Graves
  • Johnny Russell
  • Bobby Osborne
  • Jesse McReynolds
  • Jeannie Seely
  • Kenny Baker
  • Vassar Clements
  • Buddy Spicher
  • Glen Duncan
  • Pam Gadd
  • Billy Troy
  • Doyle Holly
  • And More…

 

If you’re not familiar with these artists you should be, and you can enjoy the listening room on this website, and to be nice, you can purchase each of these releases on iTunes, Amazon, or another music retailer.

In addition to our recording artists we have had featured guest artists that represent a major cross section of bluegrass, country and acoustic music. For instance, we have recorded and featured members of the Country Music Hall of Fame on our artists’ recordings, including Kitty Wells, Buck Owens, Earl Scruggs, Hargus “Pig” Robbins, Tom T. Hall, Vince Gill, Bobby Bare, Dolly Parton, and Porter Wagoner.


OMS RECORDING AND PRODUCTION

As the recording industry and music distribution has changed over the last 10 years, we have become primarily a production company for recording artists. We are based in Raleigh, NC, and our small Camp Adventure Studio is located here.  We do small group tracking and recording here, but we also partner with several state of the art full production recording studios, owned and staffed by competent technicians and engineers. We can work with these studios for initial tracking when larger, more complex sessions require multiple simultaneous isolation areas.  We also prefer to record drum tracks in these studios.

We find it advantageous to work in our own Camp Adventure studio for overdubs, editing, and for the final mixing. This allows us to use our custom “toolbox” of processors to create our signature sound, and it also allows more financial flexibility and an increased ability to re-record tracks and revise recordings as necessary.  It’s a relaxed and comfortable process, with an eye on both a high-quality end product, and the other eye on cost control. Money has to be spent, but it has to be wisely allocated at every stage of the process. We know how to balance those scales. It is what we do.

We can help artists fund or partially fund their projects with funding sights like PledgeMusic, Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Leveraging your fanbase in this way is becoming more popular every year, and even major recording artists have discovered its power. It is the business model that works.