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“It’s important for people to know they can like all kinds of music”—No Sleep Records label profile
“It’s important for people to know they can like all kinds of music”—No Sleep Records label profile
APTV Los Angeles correspondent Nick Major stopped by the No Sleep Records HQ out in Huntington Beach, CA and chatted with label founder Chris Hansen about why he started up the label, benefits of having a diverse roster, the resurgence of vinyl and more before heading out to the Anaheim stop of No Sleep's first tour, the Death to False Music tour. ...
Quiet Liar: The story behind (and ethics of) “authorized bootlegs”
Quiet Liar: The story behind (and ethics of) “authorized bootlegs”
You may have been noticing a lot of small record labels reissuing classic albums on vinyl from all sorts of huge bands and major labels. Curious how this is handled—or should be handled, at least? Typically, a label would contact the band first to get their blessing; afterward, they would contact the company that owns the masters and work out a license with said company to be able to release the