Modern Outsider

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Modern Outsider
Founded2010 (2010)
FounderChip Adams
Erin Adams
GenreAlternative rock
Indie rock
Country of originU.S.
LocationAustin, Texas

Modern Outsider is a management company and independent record label founded by husband and wife team, Chip and Erin Adams, in October 2010 in Austin, Texas.[1] Collectively, they have well over two decades of experience in various facets of the music industry, from radio promotion at Dangerbird Records, Capitol Records,[2] The Syndicate and Cornerstone (agency) where they also handled digital marketing; they were in charge of editorial at the tastemaking site, Their mission is simple: discover and release great music while building a tight-knit community for their artists.[3]

In January 2016 the label was featured in Austin Monthly.[4]

Modern Outsider was named the Record Label of the Year in 2016 by the Austin Chronicle.[5]



  1. ^ Hernandez, Dorothy. "Husband-Wife Lead Lead Record Label Through A Busy First Year". It's On Magazine. Archived from the original on 2012-04-25. Retrieved 2011-11-10.
  2. ^ Bronson, Kevin. "Premiere: Soft Swells, 'Every Little Thing'". Buzz Bands.
  3. ^ Swiatecki, Chad. "Austin acts that have 'It': Ume, Da'Shade Moonbeam, Quiet Company, Crooks, Marmalakes". Austin American Statesman.
  4. ^ Parker, Bryan C. (4 January 2016). "Label of Love". Austin Monthly. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Modern Outsider - Record Label - Austin Music Awards - 2015 - Industry Awards - The Austin Chronicle". Retrieved 4 August 2016.

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