Založba kaset in plošč RTV Ljubljana

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For the successor company, see ZKP RTVS.
Založba kaset in plošč RTV Ljubljana
ZKP RTLJ.jpeg
Status Defunct (succeeded by Založba kaset in plošč RTV Slovenija in 1990)
Genre Various
Country of origin Yugoslavia
Location Ljubljana
Official website Official website

Založba kaset in plošč RTV Ljubljana or Založba kaset in plošč Radiotelevizije Ljubljana (acronym ZKP RTLJ, meaning Publishing and Record Label RTV Ljubljana in Slovene), was a major record label in the former SFR Yugoslavia, based Ljubljana, Socialist Republic of Slovenia.

History[edit]

Založba kaset in plošč RTV Ljubljana was the music production branch of the national broadcaster Radiotelevizija Ljubljana. In 1990, as the breakup of Yugoslavia began, the name of the company was changed to Založba kaset in plošč RTV Slovenija.

Artists[edit]

The label is notable for signing numerous eminent former Yugoslav pop and rock. Some of the artist that have been signed to ZKP RTLJ include:

Like other former Yugoslav major record labels, Založba kaset in plošč RTV Ljubljana was also an authorized publisher of foreign titles for the former Yugoslav market. It released albums by eminent international pop and rock stars such as: Blondie, Depeche Mode, Electric Light Orchestra, Grateful Dead, The Jam, Jethro Tull, Madness, Prince, Spandau Ballet, Bruce Springsteen, Ike & Tina Turner, Ultravox, and others.

Competition[edit]

Other major labels in the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia were: PGP-RTB and Jugodisk from Belgrade; Jugoton and Suzy from Zagreb; Diskoton from Sarajevo and others.

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