Compass Records

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Compass Records
Compass Records Logo.jpg
Founded1995 (1995)
FounderGarry West
Alison Brown
Distributor(s)AMPED Distribution (physical)
Merlin Network (digital)
GenreFolk, bluegrass, Celtic, jazz, world music
Country of originU.S.
LocationNashville, Tennessee

Compass Records is an independent record label founded in 1995 by musicians Garry West and Alison Brown that specializes in folk, bluegrass, Celtic, jazz, and acoustic music.

In 2006, Compass purchased the Green Linnet and Xenophile catalogs, and in 2008 the label purchased Mulligan Records.[1] Red House Records, an independent folk and Americana record label founded in 1983 in St. Paul, Minnesota, was purchased by the Compass Records Group in 2017.


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  1. ^ "About us". 2003. Retrieved 3 July 2016.
  2. ^ Nobody Knows: The Best of Paul Brady at Discogs
  3. ^ a b c d "Viewing all artists from Compass Records". 2003. Retrieved 3 July 2016.
  4. ^ Matt Flinner
  5. ^ "Rebecca Frazier".
  6. ^ "Noam Pikelny".

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