Coconut Records is a Los Angeles, California based indie pop musical solo project by Jason Schwartzman, which began in 2006. The debut album, Nighttiming, was released on Schwartzman’s Young Baby Records in 2007. The album had musical contributions by members of Incubus, as well as appearances by actresses Zooey Deschanel and Kirsten Dunst. Coconut Records also has contributions by Brandon Boyd, Ben Kenney, and Schwartzman’s brother Robert. Coconut Records’ sophomore release, Davy, was released in January, 2009.
Schwartzman’s work has also been featured in many films and television programs. In 2009, he composed the theme song to his HBO series Bored to Death under his Coconut Records title. That same year, he also contributed to the film score to the film Funny People with composer Michael Andrews. In 2012, Schwartzman composed the instrumental original soundtrack to the movie Goats with Woody Jackson. The original soundtrack is downloadable, as well as available in vinyl LP, on Coconut Records’ official Cinder Block store. His song, “Microphone” was featured in 2012 coming of age comedy, LOL.