Year Founded: 1989
Recent Favorites: Flying Lotus, Hudson Mohawke, Future Brown
Warp Records was founded by Steve Beckett and the late Rob Mitchell in Sheffield, England, before they relocated to the label's current home in London. Warp Records is one of the older labels on our list, but they've worked hard and succeeded in remaining relevant.
The label’s focus is electronic music, and they have some of the most experimental electronic producers out there on their roster—including Flying Lotus, Future Brown, Hudson Mohawke, Aphex Twin, Mount Kimbie, Rustie, TNGHT, and Darkstarr. Their big releases this year were Future Brown’s self-titled album and Hudson Mohawke’s Lanterns. If you’re a fan of dance music, you should be repping Warp.