Ecstatic Peace!

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Ecstatic Peace!
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Founded 1981
Founder Thurston Moore
Distributor(s) Motown Records/Fontana Distribution
Genre Indie rock, noise rock
Country of origin United States
Location Easthampton, Massachusetts
Official website http://www.ecstaticpeace.com

Ecstatic Peace! is a record label based in Easthampton, Massachusetts, founded in 1981 by Sonic Youth member Thurston Moore. The premiere release was a split cassette featuring spoken word performances from Michael Gira of Swans and Lydia Lunch. The label's name is borrowed from a line in Tom Wolfe's 1968 nonfiction novel The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test.

Artists currently on Ecstatic Peace! include Hush Arbors, be your own PET, Awesome Color, Black Helicopter, Free Kitten, Tam, Notekillers, Magik Markers, Poor School, Tall Firs, Pagoda, Monotract, Mouthus and Violent Soho.

In February 2006, Moore signed a deal with Motown Records to distribute the label's albums.[1]

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  1. ^ Stutz, Colin. "Ecstatic Peace Signs with Universal". Filter (magazine). Archived from the original on June 12, 2008. Retrieved July 11, 2010. 

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