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(usa) Ghostly International | avails: – ADULT. is from Detroit. Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller began their unpredictable path with one now totally obscure 12″. The Modern Romantics 12″ was recorded under the name PLASMA Co. and released on the German label Electrecord in 1998. Realizing the effeteness of the moniker PLASMA Co. (but [...]
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Alexis Gideon

(usa) Africantape | avails: – Alexis Gideon graduated from LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts (Manhattan) in 1999.  He graduated from Wesleyan University with a degree in musical composition and performance under the mentorship of music legend Anthony Braxton in 2003. Gideon’s main body of work is his Video Musics series.  The [...]
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Bardo Pond

(usa) Fire records | avails: – Formed in 1991 by brothers Michael and John Gibbons, Bardo Pond are one of the foremost practioners of US psychedelic music, fusing the brother’s noise guitars with the sublime vocal and flute intonations of Isobel Sollenberg, the mantra like basslines of Clint Takeda and the percussive power of drummer [...]
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Breakestra

(usa) Strut | avails: – “Sock it to ‘em Dr. Tackett!” Mixmaster Wolf exclaims in the opening track of Breakestra’s Live Mixtape Part One. Dr. Tackett is the musical golden child “Music Man ” Miles Tackett and he plays the real deal raw funk bass & soulful vocals as well as guitar, cello, some drums, [...]
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Busdriver

Possessing a hyper-literate, intellectual style of rapping augmented with dizzying elocution that would tongue-tie even the fiercest auctioneer, Busdriver is eclectic and eccentric enough to cite vocalese jazz singer Jon Hendricks as a primary influence. Born Regan Farquhar, the Los Angeles MC was introduced to hip-hop culture early — his father wrote the screenplay to [...]
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Dengue Fever

(cam-usa) Tuk Tuk | AVAILS: July 2014 At the close of 2012, DENGUE FEVER, a band widely recognized for its trademark blend of 60’s Cambodian pop and psychedelic rock, proudly announced the launch of its homegrown label, TUK TUK Records. The band’s newly established independence marks yet another chapter in the continual evolution of a [...]
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Double Agent 7

(uk) Double Agent 7’s mission is to play killer floorfillers from the 50s and 60s all exclusively on vinyl 45s.
DA7’S set cruises through early Rock and Roll, Rhythm and Blues, Do Wop, Rockabilly and 60s Soul. Their club night Mission 45 is currently in residence at Trailer Happiness every Thursday and at the Brown Derby [...]

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Fishbone

(usa) Black Rock | avails: – Fishbone is an American alternative rock band that plays a fusion of ska, punk rock, funk metal and more. The band was formed in 1979 in South Central Los Angeles by Angelo Moore, also known as “Dr. Madd Vibe” (vocals, saxophones ranging from sopranino to bass, and theremin); Kendall [...]

Free The Robots

(usa) Alpha Pup | avails: – Chris Alfaro is Free the Robots; the beat maker/ dj known for his unique sound, hinting at jazz, blues, psych, electronic, and hip hop, while remaining un-genre-fiable. Using everything from dusty, obscure samples, mind-warping analog and digital synths, and live instruments, his dirty drums and progressive melodies blend everything [...]
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iconAclass

(usa) Deadverse | avails: – iconAclass is the new project from MC/producer Will Brooks best known as dälek. As front person and co-producer in the group dälek he explored the left of center/ wall of noise world aka My Bloody Valentine meets Public Enemy on 6 studio albums. iconAclass, his newest solo project, see him maintaining the [...]
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Ikonika

(uk) Hyperdub | avails: – Ikonika is one of the outstanding producers of her generation. Her 2008 debut ‘Please’ via Hyperdub, announced a forward thinking, highly melodic, twisted take on UK underground dance music. After further singles for Planet Mu and Hyperdub, she went on to release one of the best albums of 2010 in [...]
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James Chance & Les Contortions

James Chance is a legend. A key figure in the No Wave movement and the New York music scene. He has been playing a combination of improvisational jazz-like music and punk since the late 1970s, in such bands as Teenage Jesus and the Jerks (with Lydia Lunch) The Contortions (as featured on Brian Eno’s famous [...]

Kidkanevil

(uk) | avails: – DJ/Producer kidkanevil first came to prominence with the release of his critically acclaimed debut album ‘Problems & Solutions’ back in 2007, and has since gone from strength to strength. Described by Bonobo as “like the best moments of RJD2 and Timbaland combined…incredible!” and “a sonic visionary” by iDJ, the kid has [...]
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Kutmah

(uk) Sketchbook | avails: – Justin “KUTMAH” McNulty was born in Brighton, son of an Egyptian mother and Scottish father. Moving to the United States when he was twelve years old, KUTHMA grew up in Hollywood, California and ultimately made a name for himself as a talented underground artist and DJ. Intrinsic member of eclectic [...]
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Los Hacheros

(usa) Daptones Records | avails: April 2014 Since joining forces in 2011, Los Hacheros have been setting dance floors aflame with their astounding live shows. Now with the release of their debut album, Pilon, they are ready to introduce to the world their revelatory new sound. Recorded live onto a classic 388 Tascam tape machine, [...]
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Low End Theory (Daddy Kev, The Gaslamp Killer, D-Styles, Nobody, Nocando)

(usa) Alpha Pup, Brainfeeder | avails: July 2014 About Low End Theory A legendary left-field Los Angeles club night that draws hundreds of fans every Wednesday night to the Airliner in Lincoln Heights, Low End Theory is known across the globe for supporting visionary artists, promoting breakthrough sounds and nourishing a vibrant artistic community. Blending [...]

Martyn

(usa) Brainfeeder, 3024 | avails: February, March, April 2014 Throughout the many layers of his winding 16+ years in electronic music, Holland native (now Washington DC resident) Martijn Deijkers, aka Martyn, has always stood in a genreless scene of his own. Though his influences are wide-ranging, Martyn’s music is deeply inspired by the futuristic and [...]
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Matt Elliott

(uk) Ici D’Ailleurs | avails: On request Matt Elliott was first inspired to investigate & to attempt to understand music at around 7 years old on hearing the mournful tones of a russian orthodox choir & wondering how music alone can move you to tears. This would eventually inspire him to study music un-academically through [...]

Oddateee

(usa) Deadverse | avails: February, March 2014 Birthed from the same Bronx streets that birthed hip-hop, Oddateee has been living and breathing this music, being one of the creative voices of the movement over his past two releases. He now returns with his most dynamic performance yet, 1973: Community Development, which will see release on [...]
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Pan American

(usa) Kranky | avails: On request On the web Website | Label Latest news Some news
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Pharmakon

(usa) Sacred Bones | avails: – Margaret Chardiet was born and raised in New York City. She has been making power electronics/ death industrial music under the name Pharmakon for five years. As a founding member of the Red Light District collective in Far Rockaway, NY she has been a figurehead in the underground experimental [...]

Shigeto

(usa) Ghostly International | avails: – Artists take on pseudonyms for a multitude of reasons, but in Zach Saginaw’s case, those reasons run deeper than most. Zach records under the name Shigeto. It’s his middle name; it’s also his grandfather’s name, a tribute to the Japanese branch of Zach’s family tree. Shigeto also means “to [...]
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Sole

Sole is a pioneer of modern Independent Hip-Hop.  His unique blend of critical theory, radical politics, and forward thinking put him in a category all by himself.  In 1998 he founded Anticon Records which was the first collectively owned indie Hip-Hop label in the United States.  Over the past fifteen years Sole has played over a thousand [...]

Stig of the Dump

(uk) Lewis Recordings | avails: On request “One of the most original & in your face performers of our generation, with an unparalleled live show that is bursting with energy. From the hilarious Freestyle’s, self deprocating humour and whitty banter to the incredible flows, heady word play & mosh pits, Stig Of The Dump’s live [...]
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The Gaslamp Killer

(usa) Brainfeeder | avails: July 2014 LA’s William Bensussen, aka The Gaslamp Killer, is many things at once. The San Diego native is a bonafide one-off; an artist and human being that can never be repeated. With an unparalleled energy, the DJ, producer, promoter and curator brings a different level of performance and showmanship to [...]
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The Lions

(usa) Stones Throw | avails: Inspired by reggae, sound system culture and the myriad of musical styles influenced by Jamaican music old and new, The Lions’ sound is firmly placed in soul music. “All the guys in The Lions grew up on classic Jamaican records so since we began we have wanted to give our [...]

Wolf Eyes

(usa) Sub Pop | avails: May & July 2014 The infamous blistering noise of Wolf Eyes propelled them from being a dank Ann Arbour, Michigan basement sensation to the finest ranks of Sub Pop without ever losing a shred of credibility. From touring with Sonic Youth and Andrew W.K., Wolf Eyes have crossed borders into [...]

Artists we have worked with in the past:
Acid Mothers Temple, Actress, An Albatross, Anavan, Andy Votel, Astronautalis, Battles, Carla Bozulich, Commodore, Daedelus, Fuck Buttons, Gilles Peterson, MF Doom, Omar Rodriguez Lopez Quintet, Shit & Shine, Six Organs of Admittance, Subtitle, Trans Am, Zeni Geva, Zu