Manimal Vinyl

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Manimal Vinyl
Founded 2006
Founder Paul Beahan
Distributor(s) INgrooves[1]
Genre Experimental music, Psychedelic and Electronic music
Country of origin United States
Location Los Angeles, California
Official website manimalvinyl.com

Manimal Vinyl is a Los Angeles based record label founded in 2006 by fashion stylist, Paul Beahan. They are known for releasing underground and experimental pop music. They were originally known as a folk label that makes annual tribute records for worldwide charities, having eventually switched to dance music and progressive underground. They are the label who has release debut records from act ranging from Warpaint to Bat for Lashes and exclusive singles from Duran Duran, Carla Bruni, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. In 2008, they founded the annual Manimal Festival in Pioneertown, California which ran from 2008-2010. The festival has featured line-ups with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Warpaint, Ariel Pink and papercranes. Manimal has a subsidiary called Loose Recordings which is based in Vancouver, BC and operated by musician Nathalia Pizarro. Manimal also has a Public Relations Division, Creative firm with artist Nick Egan as well as a licensing division all based in Los Angeles. Manimal has offices in Los Angeles and New York City. In 2015, it was announced in Billboard Magazine that Manimal has expanded into a label group with INgrooves and will be releasing "lost" archives from the late jazz musician Sun Ra in partnership with Ra's estate administrator Irwin Chusid as well as new material from Yoko Ono.

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