Mode Records

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Mode Records
GenreContemporary classical, jazz, avant-garde
Country of originU.S.
LocationNew York City

Mode Records is an American record label in New York City that concentrates on contemporary classical music and other forms of avant-garde music. The label was founded by Brian Brandt in 1984, with a goal of releasing music composed by John Cage.[2]

Composers featured include John Cage, Morton Feldman, Iannis Xenakis, and Harry Partch. Performers include Steve Lacy, Aki Takahashi, Martine Joste, the Arditti Quartet, and Gerry Hemingway. The label also has a commitment to younger composers with releases featuring Jason Eckardt, Joshua Fineberg, and Lei Liang.

An earlier unrelated Mode Records existed for a short time in the 1950s and was involved West Coast jazz. It is now controlled by VSOP.

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  2. ^ "Cannibalization". VAN Magazine. 2017-07-20. Retrieved 2017-09-04.

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