Licensed Music Masters for Film • TV • Advertising

Pentacle Records is an indie label promoting the best original music overlooked by major labels. Founded in L.A. in the early 1990s, now located in the Bay Area.

Throughout the 90s, Pentacle recorded and promoted acts including Baba Cool, Cassard, Lillooet Fox, Angela McCright, Roux and Barron Steffen. Despite critical success, the label eventually went dormant...

Pentacle's original masters are now available to enhance film, TV and advertising soundtracks, exposing our special songs and artists to the world. All musicians and copyright holders have signed off on the use of the original songs listed here. Recorded masters for cover songs are also fully cleared.  

 

After 20 years of silence, Pentacle Records is back, offering vintage masters and new releases.  "Gilding Lilies," the new EP from Cosmic Spin, features 6 reimagined classics from Neil Young, Fleetwood Mac, The Monkees, Donovan and others. Much more music to come!

Songs by Musical Category

Lyrics available upon request.

Original 90s Rock & Pop

Standing in LineRoux
00:00 / 03:25

The Rembrandts meet the Gin Blossoms in this quintessentially 90s pop-rock song about frustrated dating. [Male Vocals]

Get ThisCassard
00:00 / 02:30

90s Alternative Reggae from Southern California. Clever lyrics about pop culture and dry reverb-free recording  recall Sublime and 311.  [Male]

StingRoux
00:00 / 04:28

What if Alanis Morrisette had been a guy? "Sting" is one of the blisteringly honest and edgy songs he'd have written. [Male]

Down That RoadCassard
00:00 / 03:32

Like a 90s update of Fleetwood Mac's "The Chain" Bluesy acoustic-electric rock with sassy male and female vocals. [Explicit Lyrics] [Male/Female]

Original 90s Acoustic & Singer/Songwriter

Call On MeRoux
00:00 / 03:57

If the 90s hit "More Than Words" by Extreme  had been a little less sappy, it could have been Roux's intimate acoustic ballad. [Male]

Don't Go Back To SleepCassard
00:00 / 01:11

Short spiritually themed acoustic track with layered vocal harmonies a la Crosby, Still & Nash. Lyrics by Rumi, the mystical 12th century Sufi poet... [Male]

Country/Folk

Vintage Vibes

Reimagined Covers

Holly Holy (Neil Diamond Cover)Cassard
00:00 / 05:39

Blistering Peter Gabriel-goes-grunge 90s remake of Neil Diamond's 60s hit. Sophisticated rhythms give way to wah-fuzz bliss. [Male with Female]

After the Goldrush (Neil Young Cover)Cosmic Spin
00:00 / 03:18

Like a male-female CSNY version of Neil Young's classic. Adding thick harmonies to one of the great under-produced songs of the 70s.  [Male + Female]

I'm a Believer (Monkees Cover)Cosmic Spin
00:00 / 03:20

Neil Diamond's great pop tune (recorded by the Monkees and Smashmouth) gets a darker, minor-keyed makeover.   [Male + Female]

Say You Love Me (Fleetwood Mac Cover)Cosmic Spin
00:00 / 04:40

Fleetwood Mac gets updated with a deeper groove and bluesier edge. Unmistakable Cosmic Spin harmonies and vintage layered guitars.  [Female + Male]

The Golden Age (Beck Cover)Cosmic Spin
00:00 / 03:36

Beck's meditative driving song, reimagined with lush harmonies and lap steel guitar. Put your hands on the wheel, let the golden age begin...  [Female + Male]

Ooh Child Landslide (5 Stairsteps/Stevie Nicks Cover)Cosmic Spin
00:00 / 03:31

Motown meets Stevie Nicks in this unique mashup. One voice sings of hope while the other sings of aging and loss. Harmonies bring out the sun.  [Female + Male]

Tougher Than The Rest (Springsteen Cover)Cosmic Spin
00:00 / 03:50

What a truck commercial! Gorgeous alternative country version of Springsteen's 80s classic about toughness in the search for love.   [Female + Male]

Wear Your Love Like Heaven (Donovan Cover)Cosmic Spin
00:00 / 03:30

Donovan's 60s anthem finally gets the psychedelic, world music-infused treatment it deserves. Is that an Oud solo? Yes!  [Female + Male]

Across the Universe (Beatles Cover)Cassard
00:00 / 04:38

Environmentally conscious classic Beatles song reimagined with World Music instruments and thick Beach Boys-style harmonies. [Male]

Eight Miles High (Byrds Cover)Cassard
00:00 / 04:48

Psychedelic interpretation of The Byrds' 60s hit layered with Cassard's trademark harmonies. [Male]

All U Need is Love (Beatles Cover)Cassard
00:00 / 04:55

John Lennon and The Beatles' ode to universal love (originally a waltz) gets a 4/4 pop-rock treatment. Deep groove + layered harmonies. [Male]