Publishing and Distribution
formed in 1977 by Vinny Golia, Nine Winds Records is dedicated to New Jazz, Contemporary Classical, and Improvised music from the West Coast of North America.
Artist run independent music label.
A label for unruly oddities.
Swiss record label focused on improvised music
Label, Distributor and Studio for free improv, noise, out-pop, abstract electronics and techno.
Online version of the Bay Area record shop.
Specializing in experimental, abstract, electroacoustic, soundscape, textural, sculptural, surreal, modern classical and other strange musics.
San Francisco music store that's old enough to drink.
San Francisco based record label.
Label, publisher and organizer for experimental music.
Danish association for the promotion of improvised and related musics.
Artist-based creative music label.
Berkshire Record Outlet
Clearinghouse for close-outs and deletions from various music label catalogs.
An independent mix media art/culture company with activities in the fields of film, music, architecture and technology.
Castor and Pollux Music
Independent Music label.
Cavity Search Records
Eclectic label with over 40 releases of mostly experimental and improvised music.
Artist run store that provides direct-mail access to one of the most comprehensive collections of compact discs, books, videotapes, CD-ROMs, journals, software, theremins, even windchimes and other special items of electronic, instrumental and improvisational music.
Jason Robinson's jazz-oriented record label.
Online store of underground experimental, punk, pop, metal, noise...
Dedicated to the diffusion of Italian music, distribution of records and scores, contemporary and classical.
Quality independent music label based in Belgium.
Creative Sources Recordings
Portuguese record label concentrating on experimental and electro-acoustic music.
Creative music label.
Cuneiform Records/Wayside Music
New music label and distributor.
San Francisco label that specializes in electronic/ambient music and prog.
Vintage/retro recording studio in Copenhagen.
Italian new music distributor.
Downtown Music Gallery
New York store specialising in progressive rock psych avant-garde contemporary classical canterbury electronic ambient fee-jazz world klezmer folk blues.
Selection of improv and creative music from hard to find labels.
Based in Bremen and established by Stefan Knappe 1993 as a vinyl-only label, releasing 7' singles of international groups and artists from the wide area of experimental sound-creation.
Internationally distributed jazz and new music label.
The inner groove on the edge of tone. New music and books.
200 year old music publisher.
Unadulterated new music label.
Independent music label and music publisher presenting straight ahead modern jazz, avantgarde jazz bordercrossing into contemporary classical music, world music, high quality funk/fusion, blues and latin music.
Canadian label and experimental music producer.
An independent record label dedicated to the presentation of jazz and improvised music.
Label specializing in innovative contemporary musics from artists throughout the world.
Creative music recording, distribution, and publishing.
Small new music label.
FMP (Free Music Production)
The prolific improvised music label and distributor in Berlin.
Independent new music label.
Frog Peak Music
Composers' collective devoted to publishing, recording, distributing, and making available experimental music and art by its members.
Hat Hut Records
Started in 1975, Hat Hut specialises in recording new music - jazz, contemporary classical, and uncategorisable sounds - and has particularly focused on musicians such as Anthony Braxton, Steve Lacy, Cecil Taylor, Joe McPhee and composers such as John Cage, Morton Feldman and Giacinto Scelsi.
Improvised music publisher.
Derek Bailey's improvised music label.
The Infinite Sector Project
Artists collective and label for experimental music.
A Danish musician-run label releasing improvised music.
Major independent music distributor.
Independent company producing original, innovative, improvisation-based new music.
A CD label that is dedicated to documenting improvised music in a spontaneous and timely fashion.
An independent think-tank, record label, and production company.
Music store with an excellent selection of contemporary classical, experimental, and improvised music recordings.
Independent new music label.
Mabel's Music Shop
Diverse collection of small label offerings.
Platform for all kinds of infomation and communication carried via modern electronic media, whether it be a compact disc, MiniDisc, DVD, internet, video, live PA or a vinyl record release.
Tijuana based label featuring various electronic acts from Mexico.
Indie label purveying noise, experimental, gothic, spoken word and other
Record label that intends to bring you music both challenging and bizarre.
Music & Arts
Independent Jazz and Classical music label.
Tour production for independent music and musicians.
New Albion Records
Dedicated to new and experimental music.
New Tertian Recordings
Record label focused on recording contemporary classical music.
New World Records
The Recorded Anthology of American Music whose mission is to record the music of American composers that would not otherwise be represented in the catalogues of the commercial recording companies.
Noise and industrial electronic music distributor.
Independent disc company attempting to produce interesting and provocative sound art for your home.
Jazz and improvised music label.
Old King Cole Productions
Label devoted to experimental/avant-garde music.
French electronic and experimental music label.
Experimental, avant rock, noise art music label.
Experimental music label and distributor.
San Francisco-based independent label dedicated to creative-improvised and experimental music.
Compact disc label based in southeastern Wisconsin dedicated to the documentation and distribution of creative and experimental music.
New music distributor.
Improvised music label.
Creative music label.
A CD-R label devoted to young improvisors and sound experimentalists.
Chicago-based improvised and experimental music label.
Independent record company specializing in intelligent rock, folk rock, experimental pop, and freeform jazz.
Creative music label.
Artist run improvised music label.
The Relay Project
A publication of sounds released on CD, it occupies the gap in your library between the records and the journals, swapping the sounds from one for the pages of the other.
Rocking Horse Records
Queensland's largest and oldest independent record store.
Improvised/creative/new music label.
A label for European improvised music, a spin-off of the Norwegian company NOR-CD.
Spectral House focuses on the publication of modern/experimental music, creating an enviroment to distribute recordings and scores via the internet.
Distributor that sells new & used improvisational, experimental, progressive, RIO and otherwise unusual musics.
Label exploring new territory in jazz, rock, and electronic music.
Outlet for all kinds of experimental musics.
Boston based production and recording of experimental and improvised music and presenter of the Autumn Uprising Festival.
The Artist Shop
Online music store dedicated to distributing the work of independent artists.
The Cadence Building Web
Creative improvised music journal, label, distributor, production studio, and more.
Label specializing in dark, atmospheric, cinematic, ambient/industrial music with a surreal twist.
John Zorn's record label.
Ultra Independent Recording Coalition (U.I.R.C.)
A point of distribution for musician run labels in the
San Francisco Bay Area (and beyond) sponsored and administered by Edgetone Records.
Distributor of alternative music culture.
Vision of Sound
An independent electroacoustic label in London
Dedicated to the improvised and experimental music scene in Liverpool.
Independent label run by Devin Sarno and Tom Grimley.
WM Recordings brings you music that is a little
Wobbly Rail Records
Label for improvised music and free jazz.
Foundation aimed at non-profit production and distribution of sound carrying mediums in the form of CD's.