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» AWKWARD SILENCE – Purveyors of quality split 7″ vinyl recordings since 1999
» BEAROS RECORDS – Purveyors of fine music from the West Midlands and beyond
» BLISS – Non-profit tape label promoting indiepop and noisepop
» CATSUP PLATE – New York label that has released records for Black Dice, Destroyer etc.
» CHEMIKAL UNDERGROUND – Influential Glasgow label run by the Delgados
» DARLA – US label, mail order and distributor of lots of cool bands and labels
» DISCHORD – Historic and hugely influential DC Label
» DOMINO RECORDS – UK independent label releasing the best in indie rock
» DREAMY RECORDS – London label with releases by Arco, the Autumn Leaves, Kirk Lake
» ERROL RECORDS – Errol is here to bring ‘proper’ music back to the masses
» FOURIER TRANSFORM – Beautifully and unusually packaged music
» GRINGO RECORDS – Nottingham-based label with an awesome singles club
» GUIDED MISSILE – London label with everything from early Fall type bands to post-rock
» JONSON FAMILY – Run by Stanton with info on how to release your own record
» K RECORDS – US punk label releasing excellent stuff from loads of band
» KILL ROCK STARS – US punk/riot girl record label
» KRANKY – Chicago label with releases by Low, Labradford and Godspeed
» LOAD RECORDS – Rockin’ US label and home to Arab On Radar, Lightning Bolt etc.
» MATADOR RECORDS – US indie rock label, home to Cat Power, Yo La Tengo etc.
» MONITOR RECORDS – US label, home to OXES, Jeff Mueller, Sweeder, Eiffel Tower
» MONORAIL – Amazing record shop in the lovely Mono cafe/restaurant in Glasgow
» NORMAN RECORDS – Fantastic UK based online music store
» OSCARR – The Optimo in house label with releases by Uter, Pro Forma and Park Attack
» PURR – Regular shows in Bath with live bands and DJs plus a cool record label
» ROCK ACTION – Mogwai’s very own label and home to Part Chimp and Errors
» ROCKET GIRL – UK space rock label and mail order distro
» SECRETLY CANADIAN – Lo-fi indie rock label from Bloomington, Indiana
» SERIOUSLY GROOVY – Alternative UK Record & Publishing Company based in London
» SHINKANSEN – Indiepop label from the people behind the legendary Sarah Records
» SILENT AGE RECORDS – Fiercely independent UK label
» SKIN GRAFT – Lots of US and Japanese screechiness
» SLOWDANCE – Friendly San Diego label
» SOUTHERN – Releases or distributes almost every good band ever
» STEADY CAM – Australian label that was founded by Twelve24 and Show Pony
» SUB POP – Historic US label that’s released records for so many bands it’s not even funny
» TEMPORARY RESIDENCE – US label that run the Travels in Constants singles club
» TRANSFORMED DREAMS – Dutch independent label
» TROUBLEMAN UNLIMITED – US label that has released records for a stack of great bands
» TSK! TSK! RECORDS – The european home to Troubleman’s Erase Errata
» UNPOPULAR – New label started by Alistair of Tangents zine
» WARP RECORDS – Well established Sheffield electronic label
» WHERE IT’S AT IS WHERE YOU ARE – Where music and passion are always in fashion
» WRATH – Purveyors of alternative guitar-bashing and intense chord-mongering