Italians Do It Better

Italians Do It Better is an independent record label based in Portland and Los Angeles. The label was started by Johnny Jewel and Mike Simonetti in 2006 to focus on Jewel’s projects Glass Candy and Chromatics and later Desire, Symmetry and Mirage, in addition to other artists from prior releases. Genres from the label have been described as contributing to the synth-pop, post-punk and Italo-disco revivals. They have released two label compilations, ‘After Dark’ (2007) and ‘After Dark 2’ (2013), both of which featured music from their roster.

Italians Do It Better is owned by Johnny Jewel, who produces, writes, and contributes to all of the acts on the label.