4AD - Leftfield pop. Home to Pixies, Kristin Hersh, Tanya Donnelly, The Breeders, Cocteau Twins, Cass McCombs, Celebration, Magnetophone, Minotaur Shock, Rachel Goswell, The Mountain Goats, Wolf and Cub, TV On the Radio and many more.
ABKCO Music and Records Inc. - Home to iconic catalog assets that include compositions and recordings by Sam Cooke, The Rolling Stones, Bobby Womack, Eric Burdon, The Animals, Herman's Hermits, Marianne Faithfull, The Kinks as well as the Cameo Parkway masters by such artists as Chubby Checker, Bobby Rydell, Clint Eastwood, The Orlons, The Dovells, Charlie Gracie, The Tymes and Dee Dee Sharp.
Acrobat Music - UK-based record label specialising in collectors' and re-issue CDs across just about every genre of music, by some of the biggest names in music, from Frank Sinatra to Duke Ellington, Patsy Cline to Willie Nelson, Jerry Lee Lewis to Bill Haley, as well as a huge selection of more hard-to-find artists.
Ace Records - Re-issues of folk, blues, jazz, soul and rock.
Alula Records - Roster includes Celtic artists from Ireland and Scotland, world beat from the Middle East, world fusion from Japan, contemporary Gnawa music from Morocco, flamenco guitar from Spain, Gypsy rumba from Spain and southern France, Estonian folk music and multiple artist compilations.
Anti-Flag Records - Punk rock record label started by Pat Thetic, Chris Head, and Justin Sane.
Appleseed Recordings - Independent record company founded in 1996 by Jim Musselman, an activist attorney, after he worked closely for years with consumer advocate Ralph Nader on many social justice issues in Washington D.C. Appleseed is dedicated to sowing the seeds of social justice through music and to exploring the roots and branches of traditional music.
Arhoolie Records - Blues, Cajun / Zydeco, Country, Gospel, Jazz, Tejano, World Music.
Ariwa Sounds - Equally renowned for producing deep roots reggae, trance-inducing dub and bitter sweet lover's rock, the Mad Professor's Ariwa Sounds stable is a veritable institution of British reggae.
Atavistic Worldwide - New jazz, audio documents, unheard music, truckstop music for young lovers.
ATMA Classique - Canadian distributor with over 300 titles in its catalogue spanning a broad spectrum from medieval to contemporary music, with detours along the way into traditional and world music, tango and popular song, and experimental music.
Bear Family Records - Country and rockabilly, blues, folk, jazz, chanson, schlager, and R&B. Specializes in LP-sized boxed sets, with extensive and well researched books containing rare pictures and ephemera, and a detailed and reliable discography.
Bloodshot Records - Dedicated to roots inflected music - striving to encourage cross-pollination between the spirit and sound of punk, the craft and tradition of country, folk, bluegrass, and a general disdain for the confinements of mainstream tastemaking. Insurgent country, honky-skronk, alt-country.
EMI Music Publishing - Represents "the world's most comprehensive catalog of contemporary music - over 1.3 million songs ranging from chart-topping pop hits to classic R&B and everything in between." Music is streaming online.
ESP - New York-based record label, founded in 1964 by lawyer Bernard Stollman. Free jazz, undergraound rock. From the beginning, the label's goal has been to provide its recording artists with complete artistic freedom, unimpeded by any record company interference or commercial expectations.
Merge Records - 3Ds, The 6ths, American Music Club, Arcade Fire, Ashley Stove, Lou Barlow, Beatnik Filmstars, Breadwinner, The Broken West, Richard Buckner, Paul Burch, Butterglory, Buzzcocks, Camera Obscura, Caribou, The Clean, The Clientele, Crooked Fingers, Destroyer, Dinosaur Jr., East River Pipe, Matt Elliott, The Essex Green, Future Bible Heroes, Ganger, Guv'ner, Annie Hayden, Imperial Teen, The Karl Hendricks Trio, David Kilgour, The Ladybug Transistor, Lambchop, The Mad Scene, The Magnetic Fields, The Music Tapes, Neutral Milk Hotel, Oakley Hall, Pipe, Robert Pollard, Polvo, Portastatic, Pram, Radar Bros., The Rock*A*Teens, The Rosebuds, Seaweed, Shark Quest, Shout Out Louds, Spaceheads, Spent, Spoon, Matt Suggs, Superchunk, Teenage Fanclub, Tenement Halls, The Third Eye Foundation.
Nonesuch - Founded as a budget classical label in 1964 by Jac Holzman, head of the then-independent Elektra Records, Nonesuch Records has grown over the last four-and-a-half decades to pursue a broad mission, including classical music, contemporary music, jazz, traditional American and world music, popular and alternative music, music theater and dance.
Real Gone Music - Gordon Anderson's and Gabby Castellana's reissue label dedicated to serving both the collector community and the casual music fan with a robust release schedule combining big-name artists with esoteric cult favorites.
Schott Music - Founded by Bernhard Schott in Mainz in 1770, Schott Music today ranks among the leading music publishers in the world with branches in 10 countries. It embraces traditional publishing houses such as Panton, Ars Viva, Eulenburg, Atlantis Musikbuch, Hohner-Verlag, Furstner, Cranz and Bund-Verlag. It also owns two internationally known record labels; Wergo and Intuition, distributing contemporary, jazz and world music on CD and DVD.
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings - Folk, ethnic, roots archive material. All of the recordings released on Folkways Records, as well as those on the Cook, Dyer-Bennet, Fast Folk, Monitor, and Paredon record labels.
Tayberry Music - Celtic music recordings from Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Nova Scotia, Asturies, Brittany & Galicia. Folk music from England, Canada and the U.S.
Threadhead Records - Mission: Help New Orleans musicians affected by the flooding that occurred in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina to continue to produce projects and expose the world to the new music that is being created in New Orleans.
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