Rectangle (label)

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Rectangle
Founded1994 (1994)
FounderNoël Akchoté
Quentin Rollet
Distributor(s)Believe Digital
GenreJazz
Country of originFrance
LocationParis, France
Official websiterectangle-records.bandcamp.com

Rectangle is a French independent record label established in Paris by Quentin Rollet and Noël Akchoté in 1994. It started specializing in vinyl]] releases, and moved to CD at the end of the 90's. After a long break it relaunched on MP3 format in 2011.

The label covers a vast range of styles such as jazz, free jazz, improvisation,, chanson, electronica, post-rock, and spoken word.

Among the artists published are Derek Bailey, David Grubbs, Fred Frith, Eugene Chadbourne, Taku Sugimoto, Noël Akchoté; turntablists eRikm, Otomo Yoshihide, Martin Tétreault; saxophonists Lol Coxhill, Daunik Lazro, Quentin Rollet, the organ player Charlie O., the performer Jean-Louis Costes, singers such as Red, Philippe Katerine, Sasha Andres, Phil Minton, Fred Poulet, Justus Köhncke; the filmmakers John B. Root, Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet, the bassist Joëlle Léandre, as well as the sound and sampling artists Xavier Garcia, Andrew Sharpley, SebastiAn, the actresses Irène Jacob, Anna Karina, or visual artists such as Pakito Bolino, Hendrik Hegray, Albert Oehlen and Stephen Prina.

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