We are kicking off 2014 with a rash of new label signings!
is the latest label from legendary DJ Bobbito Garcia
, known primarily for his radio show on WKCR-NY 89.9 FM in the 90s on which he broke some of today’s most well known hip-hop artists alongside partner Stretch Armstrong. Alala is Bobbito
‘s third imprint after running Fruitmeat Records and founding and operating the iconic Fondle ‘Em label.
is the solo label venture from Dego
– one half of legendary production duo 4hero
Instrumental in the drum & bass and broken beat scene, Dego continues to push boundaries.
were born from the Bristol record shop of the same name. Idle Hands
releases forward thinking house and techno music with a strong Bristol bias.
Exploding all notions of what an electronic dance music label can or should do, UNO
casually reveres certain conventions while completely doing away with others. Releasing everything from forward-thinking house and techno 12”s from Jacques Greene
, The Twilite Tone
to slippery-tongued rap from Mykki Blanco
to deconstructed alien R&B and garage from Arca
Fields is the London-based label headed up by techno/electonica artist Max Cooper
. The label is used as a platform for emerging talent such as Ghosting Season
, and a number of releases from Max himself. We’ll be working on Max’s debut album so keep an eye out for more on that in the coming months!
is the label to the long running podcast series helmed by Rob Booth
, also A&R behind Fabric’s Houndstooth label. Since 2007 the podcast has featured emerging talent that has gone on to break out on a big scale – the likes of James Blake
, Mount Kimbie
had early plays on the show.
Founded in 2011, Peripheral Records
is a experimental/industrial noise label out of Bristol UK. Releasing records by prolific artists such as Maurizio Bianchi
, Alter of Flies
, and many others – this is definitely one to watch.