Cooking Vinyl Records
Cooking Vinyl has developed a reputation as one of Europe’s prime artist-focused independent labels, inspiring an enviable loyalty among its artist roster. It is also in the vanguard of music companies offering innovative services-only deals that claim no stake in artists’ copyrights.
Cooking Vinyl take full responsibility for the management of a project whether functioning as a label or in a services-only setting. Adding more than just marketing muscle, Cooking Vinyl devise and implement worldwide sales, marketing and distribution plans for their artists, working alongside booking agents and artist managers.
Artists signed to services deals with Cooking Vinyl include Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly., Underworld, Groove Armada and The Charlatans. Such is the loyalty and affection among artists for the label that the likes of Jackie Leven and Frank Black have returned close to 20 times to record fresh collections with them. Cooking Vinyl’s deal with Ingenious for The Prodigy created Europe and the UK’s biggest selling independent record in 2009.
The broader Cooking Vinyl Group comprises Cooking Vinyl Records, distributor and marketing services provider Essential Music & Marketing, and publishing company Cooking Vinyl Music.