User:Barton Keys/Sinoptic Music

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Barton Keys/Sinoptic Music
Founded 2002
Founder Ben "ExP" Goodwin and Ste "Agent" Ling
Genre British Hip Hop
Country of origin UK
Location Leeds
Official website sinopticmusic.com

Sinoptic Music was a British independent record label. It was formed in 2002 and became an official label in 2006 with the release of Bread in Bradford by ExP.[1]

History[edit]

Sinoptic Music was founded by Ben "ExP" Goodwin and Ste "Agent" Ling in 2002, it became an official record label with their first physical release in 2006. The label officially closed on the 12th of December 2012 with their final release "Working Classics" by label artist JND. The label was home to many influence UK Hip Hop artists including Lunar C and international producer DJ Hellblazer. DJ Hellblazer went on to run Sinoptic Global.[2]

Artists[edit]

  • Lunar C
  • ExP
  • JND
  • Hashfinger
  • Flame Griller
  • Addverse
  • Shedmen
  • DJ Hellblazer
  • Freyed Knot

Compilations[edit]

Whilst Sinoptic Music was operating it released a series of free EPs called "We Don't Do S**T Hip-Hop" with the intention of promoting the labels artists. The series came out every two months up until the penultimate issue before eventually finishing with volume ten.[3]Each release would show case the labels rosters with either songs or instrumentals.

  • We Don't Do S**T Hip-Hop Vol. 1 (1st June 2011)
  • We Don't Do S**T Hip-Hop Vol. 2 (1st August 2011)
  • We Don't Do S**T Hip-Hop Vol. 3 (1st October 2011)
  • We Don't Do S**T Hip-Hop Vol. 4 (1st December 2011)
  • We Don't Do S**T Hip-Hop Vol. 5 (1st February 2012)
  • We Don't Do S**T Hip-Hop Vol. 6 (1st April 2012)
  • We Don't Do S**T Hip-Hop Vol. 7 (1st June 2012)
  • We Don't Do S**T Hip-Hop Vol. 8 (1st August 2012)
  • We Don't Do S**T Hip-Hop Vol. 9 (30th September 2012)
  • We Don't Do S**T Hip-Hop Vol. 10 (29th November 2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Discogs". 
  2. ^ Bandcamp, Sinoptic Global. "Sinoptic Global". Bandcamp. Retrieved 12 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Bandcamp, Sinoptic Music. "Sinoptic Music Bandcamp". Bandcamp. Retrieved 12 June 2013. 

External Links[edit]

Category:British independent record labels Category:British hip hop record labels