Brighton Music Directory
Brighton Record Labels
the proliferation of producers and music makers around this town, itís lucky
that there are plenty of record labels to disseminate their wares. Everyone
knows about Skint but there are many more high pro≠file Brighton labels filling
up record bags around the world.
off, whistles out, Atomic will delve into any realm of electronic music but
itís most likely to be techno and psychedelic trance.
beats and hip-hop combined into quality originals.
of funky house with reliable releases from the likes of local lads EDP.
breaks and downtempo danceables. Biggest success to date is Pepe Deluxe
(soundtrack to the twisted Leviís ad). Also (ir)responsible for Saturday night
bash Our Thing at the Volks.
breakbeat division of Brazilian beat freaks Mr Bongo.
Iceland to the world in the form of Sigur Ros and Mum
cahoots with club night Orionís Gate and free parties everywhere. One for hard
sister to Skint with a diverse past including the first Jason Nevins release,
Super_Colliderís debut and Norman Cookís Pizzaman guise.
and Mechanical Me among others, roll out chilled downbeats.
after the seafront street and came to the fore with Adam Freelandís nu-skool
upstart and purveyor of chunky hip hop seven inches laced with funk licks and
Online record shop, associated with Dirty Squatters
+ beats + alt-country + rap + Brighton = Scraps
for spawning big beat and sponsorship of the Albion. Back with quality house
from recent signings X-Press2 and uncompromising electro-techno from nice guy
people release rip-roaring tech house and top notch remixes.
explorers of hip hop and funk, Brighton DJ Rob Luis keeps it eclectic with a
roster including Bonobo, Quantic and Jon Kennedy. New off-shoot label Zebra
Traffic runs along a more purist hip hop vein. Only getting bigger.
Reviews by Nick Elson & Lyndsey Winship.
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New Essex-based independent label set up in 2008, who also have online vinyl store.
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