More favorite record labels picked by our followers! See part 1 of the roundup here.
Spartan Records is a boutique independent record label in Seattle, Washington that was started by John T Frazier in 2013. Recent releases include The Never Ending Year by VAR (Iceland) vinyl reissue of Singularity by Mae.
Wormhole World is based in UK and specializes in experimental/electronic music of different forms. Recent releases include With Seasonal Affect by mzungu, Cartography by Outside the Glitch and Dejado by Quimper.
Crafted Sounds is an independent record label out of Pittsburgh, PA that focuses primarily on the cassette tape format. Their recent releases include No More Heroes by The Zells, High Fantasy by Flower Crown and Ride Every Day by Merce Lemon.
via Jasper PR
Digital only sub-label of Past Inside the Present that explores experimental forms of music and sound creation.
via Andrew Anderson
Rum Bar Records is based in Boston and was described as “the boss sound from the Boss-town.” by Bill Kelly from WFMU. Their recent releases include self-titled LP by The Idolizers, Selfish Propensities by Nana and Take Me Back To Planet Earth by Muck and the Mires.
Active since 2002, Slovenly Recordings made its name on psych/garage records. Recent releases include self-titled LP by Green/Blue, Selected Outtakes EP by Acid Baby Jesus and Hurting 4 Certain EP by Tommy And The Commies.
F.O.A.D. Records is an Italian label that was started way back in 1986 and specializes in metal/punk/thrash.
via The Rodent Hour
Buzzhowl Record is a UK label that’s been bringing it up and taking it down since 2018. Recent releases include Snakebit/Unravelling by Typical Hunks, Our Weekend Starts Tomorrow/Broken Glass by MASKS and Fantastic Man by Blacklisters.
Hominid Sounds is a London based vinyl & tape label for noise, punk, psyche, electronics, metal, sludge, rock and jazz. Recent releases include Petrichor and Rainbows by Shuck, Punishments by The Shits and The Agony In The Garden by Warren Schoenbright.
Cruel Nature Records is a UK based DIY limited edition cassette label that’s been doing its ting since 2013. Recent releases include Best in Show by Lovely Wife, Absolution by Salisman & His Blessed Eunuchs and Ballpeen by Pachinko.
via Nate Holdren
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