Take Off to Indie Labels

New Video Profiles from the bleeding edge of the independent music scene.

Sub Pop

"Take Off" to the music of vanguard indie record label Sub Pop.

RVNG Intl.

“for heads, by heads” is the mantra of Brooklyn-based indie record label RVNG INTL.

Sacred Bones

The American indie label founded in 2007 in Brooklyn, New York by Caleb Braaten. Throughout much of the label's history the focus was on dark, experimental sounds, signing Braaten’s friends dark punk bands and reissuing 80s post-punk from acts like 13th Chime and The Cultural Decay. The label’s current roster represents a wide-range of international artists creating music in a variety of genres and styles, with a focus on psych, fol...Read More

Mexican Summer

Started in the fall of 2008, the Brooklyn-based independent record label was founded by Keith Abrahamsson and Andres Santo Domingo, with a focus on experimental pop and specialty formats.

Drag City

Influential Chicago-based independent label: Drag City. Watch episodes with Bill Callahan, Ty Segall, Lætitia Sadier (Stereolab), and Silver Jews, with many more artists to come later this year.

Dark Entries

Resuscitating the '80s underground with revered reissue label, Dark Entries.

Dais Records

Specializing in experimental and electronic sounds, avant-garde, and underground Pop.