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Gan-Shin (Rock Spirit)
FounderMatthias Müssig, Christoph Ortner-Bach,[1] Deville Schober
Distributor(s)Rough Trade Distribution (DE/AT)
Season of Mist (FR)
Plastic Head (UK)
Sound Pollution (SE/DK)
Audioglobe (IT/ES/PT)
ZYX Music (BE/NL/LU)
Country of originGermany
Official websiteOfficial Page

Gan-Shin (岩神, Rock Spirit) is an independent European rock music record label.


It was formed in 2004 by Matthias Müssig, Christoph Ortner-Bach and Deville Schober. The label, actively distributes physical records in Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and Scandinavia. Digitally they're mostly active in Europe but also distribute some band's like Matenrou Opera, angela and TeddyLoid almost worldwide. Gan-Shin Records exclusively signs bands from Japan, though has recently signed Madmans Esprit, a German-Korean based band. The label currently distributes the music of over 60 bands and artists[3] throughout Europe.

Bands overview [4][edit]

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  1. ^ "GANSHIN | Kontakt".
  2. ^ "Links". Ganshin. Retrieved 2012-11-29.
  3. ^[user-generated source]
  4. ^ "GANSHIN | Artists von - Home of Japanese Rock".

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