Label: OM Records
Om is a San Francisco based label with a eclectic mix of the best underground music. Specializing in deep house, tech house, disco, hip hop and soul the label enjoys blurring the lines between genres and connecting the dots.
Label: Ninja Tune
Ninja Tune is an independent record label that is based in London, England (with satellite offices in Montreal and Los Angeles), created in 1990 by the duo known as Coldcut. Coldcut were pioneers of the emerging hip-hop/electro scene in the eighties. Inspired by a visit to Japan, Matt Black and Jonathon More (Coldcut) primarily created Ninja Tune to act as a vehicle by which they could release music of a more underground nature, free from the restraints placed on artists by major labels (the same restraints that were put on them via their brief stints with Arista and Big Life).
Label: Ministry of Sound
Ministry of Sound Group comprises the world’s largest independent record label, the world’s most famous nightclub and is home to the worlds most recognisable and iconic dance brands including, of course, Ministry of Sound plus Hed Kandi, Global Underground, and Dance Nation. Ministry of Sound is home to artists such as Eric Prydz, Afrojack, Yasmin, Roger Sanchez, Alex Gaudino, Tim Berg, and many more!
Label: Stone’s Throw
Stones Throw Records is an independent hip hop record label based in Los Angeles, California. Today, Stones Throw is home to Madlib and many of his projects: Madvillain, Jaylib, Yesterdays New Quintet, Quasimoto, and Lootpack. Other notable artists on the roster include Anika Invada, Dam-Funk, Mayer Hawthorne, Guilty Simpson, Strong Arm Steady, Gary Wilson, MF Doom, J Dilla , Aloe Blacc, J Rocc, Arabian Prince, Baron Zen, Koushik and James Pants. The label was founded in 1996 by DJ/Producer Peanut Butter Wolf.
Label: Hospital Records
Hospital Records is an independent record label based in South London. Primarily releasing Drum+Bass, the label was started in 1996 by Tony Colman and Chris Goss, and has grown in recent years to become one of the most well known labels within UK dance music. The label is home to artists such as High Contrast, London Elektricity, Danny Byrd, Mistabishi, Logistics, Nu:Tone and Cyantific, but also releases tracks from a whole host of other artists across the D+B genre. From its HQ in Forest Hill, South London, Hospital also runs the more experimental label Med School, as well as publishing company "Songs In The Key Of Knife" and their worldwide events brand "Hospitality".