Astralwerks

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Astralwerks
Astralwerks New.jpg
Parent company Capitol Music Group
Founded 1993 (1993)
Distributor(s)
Genre
Country of origin U.S.
Location Los Angeles, California
Official website www.astralwerks.com

Astralwerks is an American record label primarily focused on electronic and dance music, owned by Universal Music Group. Its material is distributed via Capitol Music Group, and releases materials mostly from EMI Music Australia. Some of the label's most popular recent releases have come from The Chemical Brothers, Fatboy Slim, Kraftwerk, deadmau5, Mat Zo, Porter Robinson, Empire of the Sun, Nervo, Mop, Scratte, and Halsey.[1][2]

Astralwerks was founded as an imprint of Caroline Records in 1993. Later in 1993, Caroline parent company Virgin Records was acquired by Thorn EMI and Astralwerks became an imprint of Virgin.[3] Capitol Records and Virgin Records America were merged in 2007 to create Capitol Music Group after a massive restructuring of EMI Group Ltd.[4]

Below is an overview of the artists who released material on Astralwerks. A number of the acts listed below are only distributed by Astralwerks, as it licenses a number of European acts for the US market.

Artists

Discography

References

  1. ^ "Astralwerks Beatport". Beatport.
  2. ^ "Astralwerks Releases". Astralwerks.
  3. ^ Barnes, Terry (1999-09-11). "Caroline Distribution: Sweet 16 and Never Been Dissed". Billboard.
  4. ^ "Capitol Records Merges With Virgin". Rapbasement.com. Archived from the original on 2 February 2007. Retrieved 28 February 2013.
  5. ^ "Airborne". Astralwerks.com. 2017-07-06. Retrieved 2017-07-21.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 25, 2015. Retrieved 2015-03-28.
  7. ^ "Alison Wonderland". Astralwerks.com. Retrieved 2017-07-21.

External links

  • Astralwerks discography at Discogs
  • Official Web site

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