Browsing the "label mixtape" Tag

Label Mixtape: Kranky

May 1st, 2017 | by Darren Keane

If you’re aware of the existence of Kranky as a record label, then it’s quite possible that your first introduction …


Label Mixtape: Fortuna POP!

March 24th, 2016 | by Jamie Coughlan

Created in London in 1995 by Sean Price, or El Presidente as he prefers to be addressed, Fortuna POP! has …


Label Mixtape: Rough Trade

November 5th, 2015 | by Cathal McBride

Having founded the first Rough Trade shop in London two years earlier, Geoff Travis first launched the independent label of …


Label Mixtape: Gravity Records

October 23rd, 2015 | by Stevie Lennox

Gravity Records started out just like any other cult indie label – see: SST, Dischord – of the ‘80s-early ‘90s, …


Label Mixtape: K Records

October 22nd, 2015 | by Loreana

K Records was founded in 1982 in Olympia, Washington by the beguiling Calvin Johnson, a personal project undertaken with the sole …


Label Mixtape: Matador Records

July 13th, 2015 | by Cathal McBride

Founded in 1989 by Chris Lombardi in his New York apartment, before Gerard Cosloy came on board the following year, …


Label Mixtape: Merge Records

July 7th, 2015 | by James Trotter

Started by Laura Ballance and Mac McCaughan of Superchunk in 1989 as a vehicle to release their own music Merge …



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