Vitamin Records

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Vitamin Records
Parent company CMH Records
Founded 1999
Founder David Haerle
Genre Classical music
Country of origin United States
Location Los Angeles, California
Official website http://www.vitaminrecords.com

Vitamin Records is a Los Angeles based record label founded in 1999 as a subsidiary of CMH Records. The label is home to the Vitamin String Quartet, who are best known for performing string quartet tributes to popular rock and metal acts such as Tool, Nine Inch Nails, and Radiohead. Vitamin Records has also produced tribute albums in several other styles including lounge, electronica, industrial, and dub music.

The label's first release was The String Quartet Tribute to Led Zeppelin[1] in 1999. Since then Vitamin Records has released over 185 albums in a variety of genres.

Vitamin Records has also released an album honoring songs from the popular video game series Guitar Hero.

Media[edit]

  • The Vitamin String Quartet contributed a recording of "Jack and Sally Montage" to Nightmare Revisited, which was released on September 30, 2008 by Walt Disney Records, and also included tracks by Marilyn Manson, Korn and Shiny Toy Guns.[2]
  • Three songs from Vitamin Records have been featured on the Fox television show So You Think You Can Dance,[3] including the "Control" from Vitamin String Quartet's tribute to Janet Jackson (in July 2008), the "Hallelujah" from Vitamin String Quartet's tribute to Paramore (July 2008), and the "Yellow" from Vitamin String Quartet's tribute to Coldplay (December 2009).

Releases[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jonathan Widran. "The String Quartet Tribute to Led Zeppelin". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-01-12. 
  2. ^ "Exclusive Album Stream: Marilyn Manson, Sparklehorse, KoRn on 'Nightmare' Soundtrack". SPIN.com. 2008-09-26. Retrieved 2012-01-12. 
  3. ^ AnaDVR on July 31, 2008 (2008-07-31). "So You Think You Can Dance 2008: Top 6 PERFORMANCE SHOW Recap". Popcritics.com. Retrieved 2012-01-12.