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Wichita Recordings

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Wichita Recordings

Wichita Recordings
Founded 2000
Founder Mark Bowen
Dick Green
Distributor(s) PIAS
Genre Indie rock
Post-punk revival
Country of origin United Kingdom
Location London
Official website

Wichita Recordings is an independent record label located in London, founded in 2000 by Mark Bowen and Dick Green.[1] Its most notable signees are Bloc Party, The Cribs, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Bright Eyes, My Morning Jacket, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Her Space Holiday, 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]


  • Current artists 1
  • Former artists 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Current artists

Former artists

See also


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

External links

  • Official website
  • Interview with founder Mark Bowen, HitQuarters Sep 06
  • Smooth operators. The Guardian.
  • Wichita Recordings. Remix.
  • Declarations of independents. Music Week.
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