Step into the world of EDM and explore the possibilities of sound with this exciting dive into the Top 10 Music Labels. From record labels creating new, groundbreaking house mixes to producers pushing the boundaries of electronic music production, every artist has something unique to offer. Join us as we uncover the best in EDM records and take a closer look at what makes each label stand out from the rest!
👇The Top 10 Music Labels in EDM:
1. XL Recordings
Founded in 1989 by Tim Palmer and Nick Halkes, XL Recordings became a major player in the music industry, over the years. XL is the home of international stars and rising talents, with none other than Adele, The Prodigy, SBTRKT or The White Stripes among a long list. The label releases albums worldwide and operates across a range of genres.
Website : https://xlrecordings.com/
2. Domino Records
Domino Records is a rock/pop/electronic record label based in London. With an impressive roster including Jon Hopkins, Animal Collective or the Arctic Monkeys, the label is shaping music and artists of tomorrow.
Website : https://www.dominomusic.com/
3. Interscope Geffen A&M
Combining the legacies of three of the most influential record labels in modern music history, Interscope Geffen A&M embarked on a new tradition of musical achievement with its unification on January 1, 1999. As a a major force in global music, they are developing chart-topping artists like Dr.Dre, Billie Eilish, Louis The Child or also Zedd.
Website : https://www.interscope.com/
4. Sidekick Music
disco:wax is a Sony Music brand focusing on pop music, which has become one of Denmark’s leading and most relevant electronic music labels. Over the past 10 years, among the biggest international successes, disco:wax has been behind and been partner on releases like Martin Jensen, Lost Frequencies, Sigala or Martin Garrix.
Website : disco:wax
6. Defected Records
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/
7. Spinnin' Records
Spinnin’ Records is a Dutch dance music label founded in 1999 by Eelko van Kooten . It is one of the most influential labels in EDM due to its diverse range of sub-labels such as Heldeep Records , Musical Freedom , Doorn Records and Maxximize Records .
Popular artists signed by Spinnin’ Records include Martin Garrix Robin Schulz Afrojack and Hardwell among many others.
Website : https://spinninrecords.com/
8. Ultra Records
Ultra Records is a major American record label specializing in electronic dance music . Founded in 1995 by Patrick Moxey , the label quickly rose to prominence with hit releases from David Guetta and Swedish House Mafia
Ultra Music boasts an impressive roster which includes Calvin Harris , Steve Aoki and Above & Beyond among many others.
9. Armada Music
Armada Music is another leading independent record label focusing on electronic dance music . Founded in 2003 by Armin van Buuren , it quickly became one of the biggest names in dance music .
Armada Music is home to some iconic artists like Armin Van Buuren , deadmau5 , Markus Schulz and W&W among many others.
Monstercat is one of the leading independent record labels in EDM. The label was founded in 2011 with a mission to empower independent musicians on their journey to success.
The label specializes in electro house , dubstep , trap and other genres. Some notable artists signed by Monstercat include Pegboard Nerds , Krewella , Porter Robinson and many more.
Website : https://www.monstercat.com/