Top 10 Best House Music Record Labels To Follow

From Chicago in the 80s until today, all around the world, House Music didn’t age through the decades. Characterized by these repetitive 4/4 beats, rhythms provided by drum machines, off-beat hi-hat cymbals and synthesized basslines, House Music remains popular on radio and in clubs while retaining a foothold on the underground scenes. But what are the most influential House Music record labels​ to follow ? Sidekick Music suggests 10 qualitative labels to keep an eye on.

Also, if you’re looking for some new music, don’t forget to check Sidekick Music’s releases, including gems from VILDA, AxMod or also Jarradcleofé.

👇Top 10 Best House Music Record Labels To Follow :

1. Defected Records

No doubts about the first place ! Defected Records, the independent House music record label established in 1999 by former AM:PM and Cooltempo A&R Simon Dunmore, and initially funded by London nightclub and label Ministry of Sound. Musically, the label has stuck to its core identity and robust ethos whilst maintaining a versatility to evolve and adapt.

Website : https://defected.com/

2. Spinnin' Deep

Spinnin’ Deep is one of the 40 sub-labels of Spinnin’ Records. Founded in 2009, the Dutch record label gaines success rapidly, and includes artists like Bolier, Vector, CamelPhat, Chocolate Puma, EDX or Ferreck Dawn.

Website : https://spinninrecords.com/releases/label/spinnin-deep/

3. Potion

POTION is an independent record label and club night established in 2014 by the well-known Belgian DJ & Producer The Magician, showcasing Aevion, The Aston Shuffle or also Fabich.

Website : https://www.the-magician.com/potion-records

4. SBJKT Rec.

Filling out clubs with the finest in House and Tech House, Armada Subjekt rises as the new House pillar of Armada Music. From fresh talents to established names (ATFC, Erick Morillo, Low Steppa), this label is destined to make the vibrant House scene even more colorful !

Website : https://www.armadamusic.com/labels/armada-subjekt

5. Soave

Originated in the Netherlands in 2016, Soave is formed by a collection of artists, curators and promoters from all around the globe. Home of talented producers like Henri Purnell, Imad, Revelries and Nexeri, Soave currently holds two labels: Soave Records, for deep, chill and melodic house, and Soave Radio, for sunny lounge and tech house. 

Website : https://www.soaverecords.com/

6. Kittball

This German House & Tech House label Kittball was founded by Tube & Berger and Juliet Sikora in 2005. Real guarantee of quality, we let you discover all their treats !

Website : http://www.kittball.com/

7. Mother Recordings

Mother Recordings was born in the heart of Berlin. Here’s a House Music record label full of warmth, home to artists whose hearts beat for the true house and disco sound !

Website : http://www.motherrecordings.com

8. Nervous

No need to introduce Nervous Records. Established since 1991, the American underground label owns some classics, from Armand Van Helden, Mood II Swing, Masters At Work and Josh Wink among others.
 

9. Toolroom

Mark Knight‘s Toolroom Records is known internationally as one of the most innovative major brands in dance music. After over a decade in the music industry, they’re known for their passion for quality House music. Over the past ten years, they have signed and even discovered some legendary artists : Danny Howard, Friend Within, Illyus & Barrientos
 

10. BMKLTSCH Rec.

Founded in 2009 by Mike Mago, this Amsterdam based label is pushing the feel good sound of groovin’ dance and has been bridging gaps between genres for quite a while.

Website : https://bmkltschrcrds.com/