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Belgium's techno heart

Token Records began in 2007, the brainchild of Belgian DJ/producer Kr!z. Kr!z is the resident DJ at the legendary Kozzmozz parties in Ghent — the Belgian town that's been so crucial to the longevity of techno in Europe over the last 20 years or so. It's been notable for putting out a lot of quality techno vinyl over the past few years.

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After launching in 2005, BNR first made its name championing the noisy electro sounds that were in vogue at the time — principally tracks that would fit into a Boys Noize DJ set. Since then, they've broadened their output to encompass most variants on 4/4 electronic music.

One of Germany's finest independent labels

August's edition of vital label

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Kitsuné is the Japanese word for fox

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.

From the label of the same name, stock focuses on house, disco, avant-garde, minimalism, and punk 

A new record store, Ergot Records, has opened in Manhattan's East Village, New York, run by the label of the same name. 

The shop is...

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...

EPM Music give us the low down in this month's vital label

Who’s behind it?
Jonas Stone and Oliver Way, aka Mr O from the Detroit Grand Pubahs. EPM as a label was started in January 2011...

DJ Mag finds out a little more about 'Moda Black'

Who's behind it?
Good pals Jaymo and Andy George met in 2008, quickly establishing some riotous party nights and setting up their own label, before...

And here's why you need to know about them...

When Will Saul set up a little off-shoot to his Simple label with Ninja Tune artist Fink way back in 2006, it’s doubtful either of...

We shine a well-deserved light on Jimpster's imprint...

They're aren't many labels as solid and reliable as Jamie 'Jimpster' Odell's Freerange. A UK motherlode for lush deep house grooves, this imprints modus operandi...

Manchester's El Diablos Social Club

Who's behind it?
Neil Scott had been running parties as El Diablos Social Club in and around Manchester since 2003 with guests including Greg Wilson...

Novembers edition of Vital Label

Go record shopping with Folamour at Chez Emile Records in Lyon, in the first part of our new vinyl-focused DJ Mag Originals series, Crate Diggin'

A vital part of the recent renaissance of French house and disco producers, Folamour has seen his releases — which come in the form of...