Ivy League Records
|Ivy League Records|
|Founder||The John Reed Club|
|Distributor(s)||Universal Music Australia|
|Country of origin||Australia|
|Location||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Official website||Ivy League Records website|
Associated with the music management company, Winterman & Goldstein, and Ivy League Music publishing, the label was founded in 1997 by Cameron Emerson-Elliot (now in Youth Group), Peter Lusty, Richard Weinman (John Reed Club) and James Roden (now in The City Lights) of The John Reed Club.[clarification needed] Three partners from Winterman & Goldstein, Pete Lusty (John Reed Club), Andy Kelly (Glide) and Andy Cassell (formerly from Youth Group), acquired ownership of the label in 1998.
Rise to prominence
Ivy League experienced its first significant success with the Sydney band, Youth Group. Ivy League subsequently reached prominence through the label with Josh Pyke and Cloud Control; management success was experienced with The Vines, Jet and The Sleepy Jackson.
In the past, the label released music from the likes of The Vines, Red Riders, Bridezilla, Wild Billy Childish and the Buff Medways, The Silents, 78 Saab, The City Lights, The Whigs, Snob Scrilla and Neon.
Ivy League is distributed by Universal Music Australia.
- Lanie Lane
- Cloud Control
- Josh Pyke
- Deep Sea Arcade
- The Mess Hall
- Youth Group
- The Rubens
- Rolling Blackouts
- Andrew Tijs (17 September 2012). "The Rubens". noise11. Noise11. Retrieved 24 September 2012.