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Founded 2002
Founder David Daniell
James Elliott
Country of origin USA
Location Chicago, IL
Official website

Antiopic is an independent record label located in Chicago, Illinois. It was started in New York City in 2002 by David Daniell and James Elliott.

Main Discography[edit]

Live Series[edit]

In 2004, Antiopic initiated a series of releases of live, improvised performances, titled the Live Series. The Live Series releases are packaged as 3" CDs in cardboard sleeves.[1]

Allegorical Power Series[edit]

From June through December of 2003, Antiopic published a monthly series of MP3 releases online via the Antiopic website, titled the Allegorical Power Series. According to the Antiopic website, "this series was meant to address the possibilities and roles of abstract or experimental music as social and political response; it attempted to provide a forum and space for artists to present new work as protest and as an exploration of the meaning and potential of sound art in the context of and as response to global injustice."[2]

Volume I: June 2003[edit]

Volume II: July 2003[edit]

With an essay by Jena Jolissaint.

Volume III: August 2003[edit]

Curated and with an essay by Dion Workman.

Volume IV: September 2003[edit]

Volume V: October 2003[edit]

Volume VI: November 2003[edit]

Volume VII: December 2003[edit]

With an essay by Matthew Hyland.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Live Series description on Antiopic's website
  2. ^ Allegorical Power Series description on Antiopic's website