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|Genre||Power pop, pub rock, punk, new wave|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
Chiswick Records was a British independent record label. Established in 1975, Chiswick was the "first true 'indie' label to be established in Britain for nearly a decade". The label has been described as "significant" in the "punk era". It released some of the earliest records recorded by Motörhead, Joe Strummer, Billy Bragg, Kirsty MacColl, and Shane MacGowan.
The label was started by Roger Armstrong and Ted Carroll in 1975 as a subsidiary of Rock On Records. Shortly after Trevor Churchill joined, it was incorporated into Swift Records Ltd. Two years later it entered into a licensing deal with EMI. Subsidiary Ace Records was started in 1978, and Chiswick closed in 1983, and its back catalogue is still owned by Ace Records Ltd.
The label released a number of sampler compilation albums showcasing their bands. These included Submarine Tracks & Fool's Gold (Chiswick Chartbusters Volume One) (1977) and Long Shots, Dead Certs And Odds On Favourites (Chiswick Chartbusters Volume Two) (1978).
Artists released by Chiswick
- The Count Bishops
- The Damned
- Edith Nylon
- Dr. Feelgood (Fast Women and Slow Horses album) (1982)
- Drug Addix
- The Gorillas
- Jakko Jakszyk
- Jeff Hill
- Johnny Moped
- Johnny & the Self Abusers
- The Jook
- Kid Rogers and the Henchmen
- Little Bob Story
- The Nipple Erectors
- The 101ers
- The Radiators from Space/The Radiators (Dublin)
- Radio Stars
- Riff Raff (with Billy Bragg)
- The Rings (with Twink)
- Sniff 'n' the Tears
- Rocky Sharpe and the Replays
- T. V. Smith
- The Stukas
- The Table
- Thompson, Dave (2000). Alternative Rock. San Francisco: Miller Freeman Books. p. 748. ISBN 9780879306076.
- Joynson, Vernon (2001). Up Yours! A Guide to UK Punk, New Wave & Early Post Punk. Wolverhampton: Borderline Publications. p. 11. ISBN 1-899855-13-0.;
- "Edith Nylon". Discogs.com. Retrieved 7 January 2020.
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