Discover the back catalogue of both established and new record labels with the Juno Download label focus. This is our handpicked selection for January 2024.
Founded by Martin Depp, the mastermind behind Pogo House Records, Smashing Trax Records is a platform dedicated to showcasing the boundless creativity of artists within the wide spectrum of house music. Embracing the unexpected and the rare, the label has become a haven for creative minds seeking to express their love for house music in unconventional ways. As the label continues to evolve and redefine the genre, each release promises a journey into the extraordinary, making Smashing Trax Records a name to watch in the ever-expanding world of house music.
UK based dubstep label, established in 2005. Emanating from the early sounds of dark garage the label was established at the onset of the sound we now know as dubstep and is responsible for releasing the early work from the likes of Distance, Emalkay, The Others and more. Still going strong to this day.
Univack is a Spanish label, founded in 2010 by the producers Integral Bread and Elio Kr. Its musical style has always been focused on a wide range of melodic club music: Progressive House, Organic House, Melodic Techno, Electronica and Deep.
Nowadays, Univack is one of the most recognized and well ranked labels worldwide, and it is common to see its releases on the highest Top sales positions.
Among its catalogue you can find releases by Hernan Cattaneo, Robert Babicz, Quivver, Alex O'Rion, Petar Dundov, Erdi Irmak, Ryan Davis, Nick Muir, Morttagua, Kamilo Sanclemente, Dmitry Molosh, Greg Ochman, Juan Deminicis, Betoko, Rafael Cerato, Oliver Lieb, Andre Sobota, Rick Pier O'Neil, Sezer Uysal, Pete Oak, MUUI, Schlepp Geist, Ruben Karapetyan, Lunar Plane, Antrim, Animal Picnic, Dabeat, Golan Zocher, Navar... etc.
As promoter Univack has made events in Sevilla and Madrid (Spain), with names like Guy J, Extrawelt (live), Quivver, Nick Muir, Cid Inc, Kamilo Sanclemente, Darin Epsilon, among others. Univack also did events in Portugal, and Amsterdam (ADE Showcase).
Originating from the lively city of Brussels, Supra House Collectif is a dynamic ensemble crafted in 2022 by the imaginative minds of bendrik, UC Beatz, Max Telaer, and Mitate. What initially unfolded as a lighthearted jest among friends swiftly evolved into an authentic label, driven by the contagious fusion of positive vibes and a collective ardor for house music. Supra House Collectif transcends being merely a label; it serves as a testament to the harmonious collaboration of four unique individuals, each contributing their own distinct flavor to the collective's sonic blend.
With an array of exhilarating releases on the horizon, this collective extends an invitation to stay tuned for a musical odyssey encapsulating the essence of positive vibes and the infectious groove of house music. Supra House Collectif transcends being just a label; it stands as a celebration of friendship, creativity, and the boundless energy that defines the Brussels house music scene.
Record label launched by Tricky in 2013
Renowned house maestro Sidney Charles takes a bold step forward with the introduction of his new label, Heavy House Society. The inaugural release featured a standout EP from Barem, promising a sonic journey into the chunky, club-focused grooves that define Charles's unique talent.
Sidney Charles, celebrated for his raw, gritty, and no-nonsense sounds, has left an indelible mark on esteemed labels such as Truesoul, Hot Creations, and Saved. The Heavy House Society label continues this tradition, amplifying physical grooves and high-energy sounds that induce sweat on any dance floor.
Sidney brings a wealth of experience to this exciting venture. Expressing his passion for A&R, he states, "I'm launching the label as A&Ring has been a huge passion of mine for most of my career. I feel the time is right to evolve my take on the high-energy house sound that I love playing out when touring the globe, while also creating a strong collective of like-minded friends."
The label has already enlisted the talents of Barem, Bodeler, and Josh Baker, with Sidney Charles himself joining the roster. With this, the Heavy House Society opens its doors, inviting music enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the captivating sounds curated by Sidney Charles and his talented roster.
Run by Hotmood, a stalwart figure in the dynamic Mexican disco scene, Discoweey has been making waves for few years now, focusing on the release of Disco, Funk, Soul, House, and other rare gems. The label is propelled by a passionate pursuit to unveil the undiscovered treasures in music, acknowledging the wealth of melodies waiting to be heard. Discoweey continues to stand as the conduit delivering these tremendous sounds to eager ears around the world. Prepare to immerse yourself in the sonic journey meticulously crafted by Hotmood and Discoweey—an experience designed for music enthusiasts and seekers of rare musical gems alike.
Gryphon Recordings is a German techno label based in Saarbruecken and founded by Cengiz and Sven Sossong in January 2018. The label release music from artists and remixer like Hermann Hesse, Tiger Stripes, Vinicius Honorio, Linus Quick, Maharti, George Perry, Kerstin., Alberto Ruiz, Kaiser Souzai, Heron, Klines, MJL, Benno Bengalo, Micha.B, Pain&Panic, Zoodiak, Konsent & Tondera, Daneey, Patrick Steiner, ZAJON, Lost Minds, Chicago Loop, Sven Sossong him self and many more. With its own label showcases, Gryphon offers its artists an all around music package.
Established in 2011 by the visionary label manager, Steven Woo-Dog, Woo-Dog Recordings has etched its distinct mark on the electronic music scene, committing itself to the zenith of nighttime-style psychedelic trance. Emerging from the depths of the Bristol Underground scene, the label has been on a mission to present the freshest, harder-edged psytrance, all while maintaining a friendly vibe.
Woo-Dog Recordings, under Steven Woo-Dog's guidance, has seamlessly woven together hard-edged beats with an irresistibly joyful atmosphere, encapsulated by its resonant tagline, "hard-edged psytrance with a happy vibe." This unique fusion has not only established the label as a stalwart in the electronic music realm but has also cultivated a dedicated global fan base over the years.
Synonymous with innovation, Woo-Dog Recordings stands at the forefront of shaping the evolution of psychedelic trance. Beyond being a record label, it has become an institution, playing a pivotal role in the continuous transformation of electronic music. Woo-Dog Recordings is more than a name; it's a testament to the enduring power of groundbreaking sounds and a friendly atmosphere, ensuring its place as a guiding force in the ever-evolving landscape of electronic music.
New York-based record label, rave, radio show specialising in cosmic club workouts with wigged-out rhythmic structures. Run by Ma Sha.
Award-winning Brighton-based label since 2005. FRESHLY SQUEEZED evolved alongside a variety of vintage inspired club nights, curating numerous festival stages and (RIP) the long-running radio show. The sound and style of the label reflects this club-based heritage with world-class live bands, producers and DJ's from genres including Jazz, Funk, Dance, Drum & Bass, Electro Swing, Nu Blues and more.
"Future cult classics!" - The Independent; "World leaders in putting a modern dance music spin on vintage records" - Mixmag