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Story Corner

IMPALA's story corner shares anecdotes from the independent sector. First up are interviews with the labels featured in our Young Label Spotlight followed by interviews with labels who won our Album of the Year award.

There are also a couple of stories about why copyright means something. For more stories, check out The Independent Echo and the monthly My Life's Playlist feature by [PIAS].

 

Young Label Spotlight interviews

 


Jansen Plateproduksjon (Norway)

This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo
 




LAA (Croatia)
This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo
 

 



Transgressive Records (United Kingdom)
This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo

 



Machete (Italy)
This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo




 

Own Records (Luxembourg)
This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo

 



Innovative Leisure (USA)
This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo

 

 


 


 

Armada Music (The Netherlands)
This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo

        
       

Monkeytown Records (Germany)
This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo

 


Lampshade Media (Serbia)
This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo

 



CANADA Editorial (Spain)
This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo







Omnichord Records (Portugal)
This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo

 






Egység Média (Hungary)
This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo




A Tree in a Field Records (Switzerland)
This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo






 

NØ FØRMAT! (France)
This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo

 

 







Tambourhinoceros (Denmark)
This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo

 





Eskimo Recordings (Belgium)

This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo




 




Despotz Records (Sweden)
This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo





 



Soliti (Finland)

This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo

 

 





I Love You Records (Latvia)

This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo



 



S1 Warsaw (Poland)

This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo

                                                                                    

                                                                              

                                                                            
                                                                             Porridge Bullet (Estonia)

                                                                             This feature first appeared in The Independent Echo

 


Album of the Year interviews

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMPALA interview with Imperial Recordings
founders and owners Joakim Gävert and Magnus Bohman

 

IMPALA interview with Mark Kitkatt (Everlasting Records)

 

IMPALA Interview with Roger Trust (A&R)
and Simon Halliday (MD) from 4AD

IMPALA interview with Christof Ellinghaus (City Slang)

 

 

 


Why copyright means something



2 examples of why copyright matters to artists and independent labels

 

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