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Dancing Turtle Records

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Dancing Turtle Records
Founded2005
FounderDominic Brown
GenreAlternative, experimental, indie, folk, electronica, world
Country of originUK
LocationLondon
Official websitehttp://www.dancingturtle.com

Dancing Turtle Records is a London-based independent record label and music publisher, founded in 2005. Its releases have a strong leaning towards the genres of indie folk, electronica, experimental, downtempo and world music.[1]

The label has developed and released music from a number of artists from Europe, and as far afield as Japan, West Papua and Brazil, under the banner "music acts without prejudice".[2] The label has raised funds and awareness for human rights charities and other causes.[3]

The label is part of the Dancing Turtle Group; this also incorporates the Dancing Turtle Media and Dancing Turtle Films divisions.[4]

Artists[edit | edit source]

Amycanbe - Italian indie-folk group
Burn Paper Tigers - British experimental lo-fi folk group
Daisuke Tanabe - Japanese electronica producer
Head and Neck Sessions - UK leftfield jazz & electronica group
Inkliing - British experimental electronica producer
Laura Baker - Irish folk singer
Paradise Found - British folk and electronica collective
The Lani Singers - West Papuan folk duo and political activists
[5] Yellowtail - New York based electronica artist

Music events[edit | edit source]

The label have held artist showcase events in London at venues including the famous 12 Bar Club and Notting Hill Arts Club, featuring a range of musicians from the label. They have also organised fundraising music events for the Free West Papua Campaign, featuring live acts and DJs. These nights are named after the Malay word merdeka (freedom).

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Discogs music database". Discogs. 2006-05-12. Retrieved 2009-01-18.
  2. "Label history". Dancing Turtle. 2005-05-12. Retrieved 2009-01-18.
  3. "Green Left Weekly". Green Left Weekly. 12 May 2005. Archived from the original on 9 November 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-18.
  4. "MySpace". MySpace. 2009-01-12. Retrieved 2009-01-18.
  5. "Artists listed at Allrecordlabels.com". Allrecordlabels.com. 2005-04-12. Retrieved 2009-01-18.

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