Wichita Recordings

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Wichita Recordings
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Founded2000
FounderMark Bowen, Dick Green
Distributor(s)PIAS
GenreRock, indie rock, punk rock, folk, experimental
Country of originUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
Official websitewww.wichita-recordings.com

Wichita Recordings is an independent record label located in London, founded in 2000 by Mark Bowen and Dick Green.[1] Its most notable signees include Bloc Party, The Cribs, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Bright Eyes, My Morning Jacket, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Best Coast, Los Campesinos! and Peter Bjorn and John. The label signed Clap Your Hands Say Yeah for a UK distribution deal for the group's debut album. They also signed the UK producers Simian Mobile Disco for the UK.

The label's first release was the Bright Eyes album, Fevers and Mirrors, released in 2000.[2]

Wichita Management runs alongside the label, and currently represents Gold Panda, Brolin, Shannon And The Clams, Open Mike Eagle, Cloud Nothings, Dan Tombs, Luke Abbott, Frankie & The Heartstrings, Peggy Sue, Star Slinger, Dam Mantle and Theo Verney.

2015 saw Wichita Recordings celebrate 15 years as a label, and have released new music from FIDLAR, Cheatahs, Meg Baird, Frankie & The Heartstrings, Girlpool, Waxahatchee and Total Babes.

2016 releases included Globelamp's debut LP The Orange Glow, Mothers' debut LP When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired, and the debut from Oscar, Cut and Paste.

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  1. ^ "Label Focus #10: Wichita Recordings". Drowned in Sound. 2007-09-21. Retrieved 2009-11-03.
  2. ^ "Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Bright Eyes Help Wichita Celebrate 10th Anniversary | News". Pitchfork. 2010-03-31. Retrieved 2012-05-28.

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