Domino Recording Company
Year Established: 1993 Genre Focus: Indie Rock, Indie Pop Website: www.dominorecordco.us
Outside of the Beggars Banquet foursome (4AD, Matador, Rough Trade and XL), Domino Recording Comany is one of the longest running and most successful independent record labels in the UK. Founders Laurence Bell and Jacqui Rice launched their south London-based operation in 1993, and now have a location in Brooklyn, NY that handles U.S. distribution, as well as a German division called Domino Deutschland and a French division called Domino France. Domino has a rich history which includes representing iconic indie acts like Neutral Milk Hotel and the late Elliott Smith. At one time or another the label has also worked with Animal Collective, Arctic Monkeys, Blood Orange, Dan Deacon, Dirty Projectors, Hot Chip, Real Estate, and many more.