Label Focus – City Slang

By February 6, 2018 Music

Having started in 1990 by label boss Christof Ellinghaus, independent label City Slang has been home to artists ranging from Hole, Yo La Tengo and The Flaming Lips to Caribou, Lambchop, Gold Panda and many many more.

The label has paved the road for many US bands looking to bring their music to Europe and for the last 28 years their work has been one of the most consistent. Never limited to one genre, always looking to discover exciting new music, City Slang have upcoming new records from Son Lux, Anna Von Hausswolff, Imarhan and more!

Mark McQuillan, managing Director of Republic of Music adds:

“City Slang have consistently been one of THE best Independent labels over the past 28 years releasing and helping to break some incredible acts and bringing some amazing US bands into the UK. It is a total pleasure to work with such a lovely bunch of human beings and be involved in working some of the best and most innovative bands around. The current roster is an eclectic mix of brilliant acts from EMA to Caribou, Calexico to Broken Social Scene, Lambchop to Imarahan, Son Lux to Noga Erez – consistently ground breaking and ace in equal measures. Here’s to the next 28 years!!” 

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