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Qwest Records

Qwest Records is the American record label started by Quincy Jones in 1980 as a joint venture with Warner Bros. Records, and owned by Warner Music Group, although Jones was still under contract with A&M Records through 1981. George Bensons 19 ...

                                               

Red Rooster Records

Red Rooster Records is the record label founded by the band NRBQ in 1972 after being dropped by Columbia Records after lack of chart performance for their albums NRBQ and Boppin the Blues. It was distributed by Rounder Records from 1972 to 1989, ...

                                               

The Rocket Record Company

The Rocket Record Company was a record label founded by Elton John, along with Bernie Taupin, Gus Dudgeon, Steve Brown and others, in 1973. The company was named after the hit song "Rocket Man". The label was originally distributed in the UK by I ...

                                               

Rockland Records

Rockland Records was an American record label founded by R&B recording artist and record producer R. Kelly in 1998, having distribution from Interscope Records. The label was home to recording artists such as Kelly himself, Sparkle, Boo & Got ...

                                               

Rolling Stones Records

Rolling Stones Records was the record label formed by the Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman in 1970, after their recording contract with Decca Records expired. The label was initially he ...

                                               

S. Carter Records

S. Carter Records was a record label formed by Jay-Z. The label included Foxy Brown. The label was formed after The Island Def Jam Music Group, holding a 50% stake in the Roc-A-Fella Records, bought the last 50% of the company. They also appointe ...

                                               

Savvy Records

Savvy Records was a record label founded in 1993 by singer Pebbles. The label was initially distributed through MCA Records before being distributed by Perspective Records. The Atlanta acts Parental Advisory and 4.0 were signed to her label. Unfo ...

                                               

Scratchie Records

Scratchie Records was an independent record label founded in 1995 by James Iha and Darcy Wretzky, Adam Schlesinger, Kerry Brown and Jeremy Freeman. Initially, Scratchie was based in Chicago and had distribution through Mercury Records, but a year ...

                                               

Screwgun Records

Screwgun Records is a jazz record label founded by saxophonist Tim Berne in 1996. Most releases on the label have been by Berne, though some have been by Bernes associates and bandmates. Steve Byram has designed and illustrated the artwork for ma ...

                                               

Secrets of Sound

Secrets of Sound is a record label set up by Neil Crud in Rhyl, North Wales in 1992. Crud created the label as an outlet for his own band Sons of Selina, hence the labels initials SOS. The labels motto is The Secret is in The Sound. The label has ...

                                               

Serjical Strike Records

Serjical Strike was founded in April 2001 by Serj Tankian lead singer of System of a Down, and has cast away the restrictions of large scale record labels to create a unique and imaginative label that provides a large spectrum of musical talent. ...

                                               

Sheeba Records

Sheeba Records is a Canadian independent record label, owned and operated by Jane Siberry. Siberry established Sheeba to release her albums following the end of her contract with Reprise Records in 1996. The first album she released on the label ...

                                               

Sick Wid It Records

Nump A-1 Big Bone & D-Day Suga-T Celly Cel Funk Mobb G-Note, K-1 & Mac Shawn Playaz Tryna Strive Filthy Rich & T-Pup Little Bruce Young Mugzi Al Kapone The Click The Mossie Kaveo, Tap Dat Ass & Young Mugzi Rhythm X D-Shot Mr. Malik

                                               

Silas Records

Silas Records was an American record label owned by Universal Music Group; founded in 1991 by Louil Silas Jr. and operated as an imprint of MCA Records, where Silas had been a senior VP. The label achieved minor success throughout the 1990s. It w ...

                                               

Slave Pit Inc.

Slave Pit Inc. is the artist collective, production company and independent record label created for releasing projects by the heavy metal band Gwar and related side projects such as Mensrea and Locus Factor.

                                               

Smoke-a-Lot Records

Smoke-a-Lot Records, distributed by Rap-a-Lot Records, is a record label founded and owned by rapper Yukmouth and manager Kat Gaynor. The name comes from Yukmouths Luniz nickname, "Smoke-a-Lot". The label itself is home to artists including Luniz ...

                                               

Solid Rock Records

Solid Rock Records is a record label started by Larry Norman. It was established in 1975 to distribute his work after he had been released by Capitol Records. Solid Rock had a distribution deal with Word Records until 1980. The labels roster also ...

                                               

Sonic Youth Recordings

Sonic Youth Recordings is a record label established by American alternative rock band Sonic Youth in 1996. SYR was set up to allow the band to release records by themselves and their friends without the commercial pressures of a major label. As ...

                                               

Sonja Records

Sonja Records was a Los Angeles-based record label founded by musician Ike Turner in 1963. Turner set up the label to release singles from the Ike & Tina Turner Revue, which included his then wife, R&B singer Tina Turner, as well as other art ...

                                               

SYUN

SYUN was a Japanese record label founded by Susumu Hirasawa in 1994. Hirasawa created the label to be able to have freedom to release some of his less commercial works ; the label was named after Syun, Hirasawas experimental sampler unit, the lab ...

                                               

T Records

T Records was the record label imprint used solely by the Thompson Twins in the UK for their first 2 albums and corresponding singles. The band had previously released two 7" singles independently: "Squares And Triangles" RANK1 and "Shes In Love ...

                                               

TAG Recordings

TAG Recordings was an imprint of Atlantic Records, created in 1994 to host Atlantics stable of alternative rock artists and capitalize on the genres popularity at that time. The roster consisted of artists already signed to Atlantic, such as The ...

                                               

Taylor Gang Entertainment

Taylor Gang Ent. is an American entertainment company. It operates as an independent record label, music management, music production and film company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania founded by rapper Wiz Khalifa. The record label is home to ar ...

                                               

Teena Records

Teena Records was a record label founded by R&B duo Ike & Tina Turner in 1963. Ike Turner named the label after his wife Tina Turner. Records on Teena were distributed by CIRCA distributing firm. CIRCA was formed in 1962 to operate as a relea ...

                                               

Third Man Records

Third Man Records is an independent record label founded by Jack White in Detroit, Michigan, in 2001. Third Man established its first physical location - a combination record store, performance venue, and headquarters for the label - in Nashville ...

                                               

Threshold House

Threshold House is one of several record labels created by Coil to release their own work and that of affiliated projects. Associated labels include Eskaton and Chalice. It is also the name for the official Coil website. The label was initially a ...

                                               

Threshold Records

Threshold Records was a record label created by the rock music group the Moody Blues. The name of the label came from their 1969 album On the Threshold of a Dream. The band formed this label to allow for artistically packaged gatefold covers for ...

                                               

Tombstone Records

Tombstone Records is an American record label that was founded in 1988 by Fred Cole of Dead Moon in Portland, Oregon, with his wife Toody. The label was named for the musical equipment store they operated at the time. Their first release was Dead ...

                                               

Transcopic Records

Transcopic was a record label created in 1998 by Blur guitarist Graham Coxon for his solo releases, as well as those of other left field artists. Along with Coxons music, the label issued records by acts such as Ooberman, The Buff Medways, You Am ...

                                               

Trident Studios

Trident Studios was a British recording facility, located at 17 St Annes Court in Londons Soho district between 1968 and 1981. It was constructed in 1967 by Norman Sheffield, drummer of the 1960s group the Hunters, and his brother Barry. "My Name ...

                                               

Uzi Suicide

Uzi Suicide was a vanity label that was created in 1986 by Guns N Roses to release their first record, Live?!* Like a Suicide. While seemingly an independent label, it was created by Geffen Records. Guns N Roses debut album, Appetite for Destruct ...

                                               

Windstar Records

Windsong Records is a record label based in Snowmass, Colorado, that was founded by John Denver in 1976. The label primarily caters to folk music artists and bands, and has signed acts such as Denver, Starland Vocal Band and its precursor, Fat Ci ...

                                               

Woodworm Records

Woodworm Records was a record label created in 1979 to enable the British folk-rock band Fairport Convention to release their album Farewell Farewell. The album was a recording of performances taken from the bands 1979 farewell tour. The impendin ...

                                               

XO (record label)

XO is a Canadian record label founded by singer The Weeknd and his manager Amir "Cash" Esmailian. As of 2012, it operates as a subsidiary of, and is distributed through, Universal Music Groups Republic Records. The labels current acts include The ...

                                               

XYZ Records

XYZ Records was a record label founded by Frank Slay and Bob Crewe, mainly as an outlet for their songs. The label opened in 1957 and was active until about 1960. Their only success was with The Rays "Silhouettes" that was taken over for national ...

                                               

Young God Records

Young God Records is an independent record label formed by Michael Gira in 1990 that specializes in experimental, avant-garde and often non genre-specific releases. The label was named after an EP released by Giras band Swans called Young God. Th ...

                                               

Zero Fatigue

Zero Fatigue is an American musical collective and record label with a split-base in both Chicago, Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri. The collective was founded by Smino and includes artists and producers Monte Booker, Bari, Jay2, Ravyn Lenae and ...

                                               

Zombie-A-Go-Go Records

Zombie-A-Go-Go Records is the music artist and film director Rob Zombies record label. It has released CDs from such artists as The Bomboras and The Ghastly Ones, together with the compilation CD of various artists - Halloween Hootenanny.

                                               

American Gramaphone

American Gramaphone is an American record company based in Omaha, Nebraska. It is best known for releasing Davis new age solo and Mannheim Steamroller albums.

                                               

Apt Records

Apt Records was a sub-label from ABC-Paramount Records. The label was started in 1958 and released only singles until it was shelved in 1966. ABC briefly reactivated Apt twice, in 1969 and 1972, and also used the Apt name on a line of budget-pric ...

                                               

Canal+ Group

Groupe Canal+ is a French film and television studio and distributor. It is owned and controlled by Vivendi and has a film library in excess of 5.000 films. Vivendi has sold some parts of Canal Plus to private investors which are still using the ...

                                               

Capricorn Records

Capricorn Records was an independent record label founded by Phil Walden and Frank Fenter in 1969 in Macon, Georgia. Capricorn Records is often credited by music historians as creating the southern rock genre.

                                               

Chelsea Records

Chelsea Records was an American-based record company founded by musician, songwriter, and record producer Wes Farrell in 1972. Within the companys first four months, it released its first gold single, Daddy Dont You Walk So Fast by Wayne Newton. ...

                                               

Dot Records

Dot Records was an American record label founded by Randy Wood that was active between 1950 and 1979. The label was reactivated in 2014 through a joint venture between Big Machine Label Group and the Republic Records unit of Universal Music Group ...

                                               

Dunhill Records

Dunhill Records was started in 1964 by Lou Adler, Al Bennett, Pierre Cossette and Bobby Roberts as Dunhill Productions to release the music of Johnny Rivers on Imperial Records. It became a record label the following year and was distributed by A ...

                                               

Editis

Editis is a French group of publishing companies, subsidiary of French group Vivendi. It is the second-largest French publishing group, after Hachette Livre.

                                               

Gameloft

Gameloft SE is a French video game publisher based in Paris, founded in December 1999 by Ubisoft co-founder Michel Guillemot. The company operates 19 development studios worldwide, and publishes games with a special focus on the mobile games mark ...

                                               

Infinity Records

Infinity Records was a short-lived subsidiary of MCA Records established in New York City in 1978. The label was conceived by MCA president Sidney Sheinberg as a way for the Los Angeles-based entertainment conglomerate to improve its presence on ...

                                               

MGM Records

MGM Records was a record label founded by the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film studio in 1946 for the purpose of releasing soundtrack recordings of their musical films. It transitioned into a pop music label which continued into the 1970s. The company al ...

                                               

Monsp Records

Some of the first releases of Monsp Records in the late 1990s featured punk music, but since then, the company has mostly released rap and hip hop music. Their first rap release was an EP Aina vanteilla by Memmy Posse in 2002. The companys most s ...