Independent record label, music collective and lo-fi recording studio.
Falling A Records started life as a diy cassette label in 1977 as a vehicle to deliver our own music into the marketplace. As the idea of cassette culture gained momentum we began to connect with other like minded musicians and a network of fanzines. By 1981 we became a fast growing distribution hub and […]
It all started in the most unlikely of places, Great Malvern in Worcestershire. It was 1971, psychedelic music and flares were in; Arsenal won the double, and I was sharing a house in South London, with amongst others, Richard Jones. Richard came from Malvern, and after much prompting, persuaded me to join forces with him […]
Brownswood Recordings is the independent record label founded by DJ, record collector and broadcaster Gilles Peterson. Founded in 2006, it’s a platform for new artists to grow, and a space for established acts to break with tradition. An outlet for the eclectic breadths of Gilles’ taste as a DJ and collector, its early output broached […]
MUTE is the recording label originally founded by Daniel Miller in 1978 with the release of his own 7” – The Normal “TVOD/Warm Leatherette”. Mute has grown from Miller’s one-man operation into the record label plus NovaMute, Mute Song (publishing) and Mute Management, with offices in London and New York; Daniel Miller remains heavily focussed on […]
Ghostly International has grown from a boutique known for its experimental-pop and techno acumen into an internationally recognized multicultural platform representing some of the world’s best visual artists, designers, technologists, and musicians. What does Ghostly sound like? “Genre-less” was a term thrown around in the early days and that idea still holds true. Ghostly’s music […]