The Omega Sessions

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The Omega Sessions
EP by Bad Brains
Released November 11, 1997
Recorded 1980
Genre Hardcore punk, roots reggae, dub
Length 15:50
Label Victory Records
Bad Brains chronology
Black Dots
(1995)
The Omega Sessions
(1997)
A Bad Brains Reunion Live from Maritime Hall
(2001)
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The Omega Sessions is an EP recorded in the early days of hardcore punk and reggae pioneers Bad Brains in 1980. The tracks were recorded and mixed at the original Omega Recording Studios in Kensington Maryland. It contains five early versions of songs that eventually appeared on later releases, including a reading of "I Against I," which would not be released in its official format for another six years.

The demos were remastered in 1997 and released in November of that year by Victory Records. This record was released as a CDEP, a 10" vinyl record with limited pressings on red, green, and yellow vinyl (1000 of each), as well as an even more limited 8" picture disc. All versions of the release included two previously unseen photos by Glen E. Friedman from the time of the recording. All design, and handwriting, was by Sean Bonner. Omega Recording Studios: Recording/Mix Engineer: Billy Brady

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Against I"
  2. "Stay Close to Me"
  3. "I Luv I Jah"
  4. "At the Movies"
  5. "Attitude"

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