If there's a label that has owned 2012, it's Hypercolour. The year's artist roster reads every bit as well on paper as it plays on a turntable; Huxley, Maya Jane Coles, Mosca, BareSkin, Tom Demac and Kris Wadsworth.
Best of North America Awards 2017
It was only a matter of time before Skrillex’s mighty OWSLA imprint elevated to the big leagues within the independent electronic circuit. Co-founded in 2011...
This month's essential label
Who's behind it?
German techno DJ/producer Oliver Huntemann's label is Ideal Audio. Over to Oliver to take up the story. “The label’s first release was...
Our label of the month
Who's behind it?
The label was founded by Kazim Kazim Kazim and Andy Lemay. “One golden, one brown. One big mouth, one with loads of...
This months most vital label
Kitsuné is the Japanese word for fox
One of Germany's finest independent labels
August's edition of vital label
This months vital label
"The label sounds like the beginning, middle and end of a great night out,” says Luke Harris. “The five of us are all into different stuff, and our output reflects that; be it the hard-edged, rave-channelling sounds of Elson David, the deep, lustrous electronics of Fybe:one or the vast, pulverised pop of Warsnare.Our aim is to sidestep trends and put out records that'll still sound as fresh and inventive in five years as they did on release. It's a tall order.
Fresh vinyl-only techno imprint
Who's behind it?
Nixwax was started in the summer of 2011 by three friends, Rob Amboule, Alec Function and Hunter Giles, who have been making music together since they were nippers. Looking at all the unreleased music they'd unearthed, they decided they'd make a go of running a label.
Feel My Bicep imprint reveals first release
Excellent house duo of Feel My Bicep acclaim launch label of same name with first release 'Vision of Love', out 24th September...
Italian minimal protagonists Alex Kenji, Manuel De La Mare and Marshall give us the lowdown on their club smashing label 303lovers.
Based in the Tuscan sunshine, 303lovers is one of2009s hottest new labels. Since the trio of Manuel De La Mare, Alex Kenji and Marshall (aka...
Lee Burridge will invade New York, LA, and Mexico City this Autumn as his 365 world tour enters its final stage.
DJmag.com columnist and all round bad guy Lee Burridge has announced the autumn residencies for his '365' world tour, which has been such a success...
Who's afraid of the big bad bass?
Bass lovers, rejoice: Monstercat’s day has come. The innovative label reaches every corner of the internet, culling fans and creating communities in places where others...
Matthias Tanzmann and label manager Daniel Faulwasser pick their favourite Moon Harbour releases...
After 17 carefully curated years, where the focus has been on quality over quantity, Matthias Tanzmann's Moon Harbour Recordings has reached it's 100th release!
Sadly not named '2ManyLabels'
2ManyDJs have launched a record label named Deewee.
The first release on the label will be a two-track record by unknown producer Clanked. The Belgian...
Septembers most vital label
Who’s behind it?
Jack Dixon, Adam Butters and Sonny Baker, who “met auditioning for a Simply Red tribute act in 1993,” says Dixon, perhaps embellishing...