Around the world in 80 labels: Friends of Friends

After our Choice Cut of Tomas Barfod, the label responsible for his album- Friends of Friends- comes under the spotlight as Leeor Brown answers our questions.

Around the world in 80 labels: El Nino Andres – Hija de Colombia

We take a trip to the Balkans, where we find fledgling label Hija de Colombia focusing on homegrown, Bosnian talent of the deep house variety.

Around the world in 80 labels: Simon Morell and Matt Long- FINA Records

Deep house imprint FINA Records nominates bossman Simon Morell to come on down and answer a few Plain & Simple questions on running the imprint.

Around the world in 80 labels: I-Robots – Opilec

Opilec boss I-Robots dishes some dirt on trying to run a label that loves Krautrock as much as techno, and disco as much as electro.

Around the world in 80 labels: Maceo Plex – Ellum

Following on from one of Chicagos’ most-established imprints we look to Ellum, the brand new setup from Maceo Plex, of Cocoon and Crosstown Rebels fame.

Around the world in 80 labels: Ramp / Fourth Wave / Ashes – Tom Kerridge

Tom Kerridge shares a few very brief words on the running of Ramp Recordings, Fourth Wave, and Ashes as we investigate more noteworthy electronic imprints.

Around the world in 80 labels: Elsewhere – Fxyz

While traversing the globe exposing its greatest imprints we make our first stop off in Berlin. Techno’s Wall Street has some big players, but we’ve opted to begin with fledgeling quirky house and techy electro outfit Elsewhere because they have bouncy tunes and great artwork. Enough said then.

Around the world in 80 labels: !Organism – Yan Stricker

Our tour of the planet’s most exciting imprints takes us to Switzerland, where one of Europe’s foremost purveyors of techno tinged with melody and electro edges offers words of wisdom on standing out from the crowd amid a sea of stiff competition. Say no more.