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A Brief History of Love is the debut album from British electronic rock duo The Big Pink.
A.R. Kane (sometimes AR Kane or A.R.Kane) was a British musical duo formed in 1986 by Alex Ayuli and Rudy Tambala.
Actor is the second album by musician St. Vincent, released by 4AD on May 4, 2009, in the United Kingdom and a day later in the United States.
After the Snow is the second album by Modern English, released in May 1982 by 4AD in the United Kingdom, Vertigo Records in Canada, and Sire Records in the United States.
Air Cuba, previously known as Cuba, were a British electronic music duo formed by Christopher Andrews and Ashley Bates.
Air Miami was a band from Washington DC.
Aldous (Hannah) Harding (born 1990) is a self-described "gothic folk" singer-songwriter from Lyttelton, New Zealand.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
Animal Collective is an American experimental pop band formed in Baltimore, Maryland in 2003.
Anni Rossi is an American singer, songwriter and producer from Minnesota, currently living in Brooklyn, New York.
Another Eternity is the second studio album by Canadian electronic music duo Purity Ring.
Ariel Marcus Rosenberg (born June 24, 1978), also known as Ariel Pink, is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter whose music draws heavily from 1970s–1980s pop radio and cassette culture.
Art Angels is the fourth studio album by Canadian singer and songwriter Claire Boucher, professionally known as Grimes.
Bauhaus were an English post-punk band, formed in Northampton, England in 1978.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Beachcomber's Windowsill is the debut album by Stornoway.
Before Today is the eighth studio album by American recording artist Ariel Pink, credited to "Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti", and released on June 8, 2010.
Beggars Banquet is a British independent record label that began as a chain of record shops owned by Martin Mills and Nick Austin, and is part of the Beggars Group of labels.
Beggars Group is a British record company that owns or distributes several other labels, including 4AD, Rough Trade Records, Matador Records, XL Recordings and Young Turks.
Beirut is an American band which was originally the solo musical project of Santa Fe native Zach Condon.
Belly is an alternative rock band formed in Rhode Island in 1991 by former Throwing Muses and Breeders member Tanya Donelly.
Bettie Serveert are a Dutch indie rock band.
Bing & Ruth is an American minimalist/ambient music ensemble from Brooklyn, led by pianist David Moore.
Bish Bosch is the fourteenth studio album by American singer Scott Walker.
Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV (born April 6, 1965) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
Blonde Redhead is an alternative rock band composed of Kazu Makino (vocals, keys, guitar/rhythm guitar) and twin brothers Simone and Amedeo Pace (drums and lead guitar/keys/vocals, respectively) that formed in New York City in 1993.
Blood is the third and final album released by 4AD collective This Mortal Coil, an umbrella title for a loose grouping of guest musicians and vocalists brought together by label co-founder Ivo Watts-Russell.
Blue Bell Knoll (1988) is the fifth studio album by Scottish alternative rock band Cocteau Twins, released on 19 September 1988 by 4AD.
Blues Funeral is the seventh studio album by American alternative rock musician Mark Lanegan, released on February 6, 2012 on 4AD.
Bon Iver (Bone-Hiver) is an American indie folk band founded in 2006 by singer-songwriter Justin Vernon.
Bon Iver (also referred to as Bon Iver, Bon Iver) is the second studio album from American indie folk band Bon Iver, released on June 17, 2011.
The Book of Exodus or, simply, Exodus (from ἔξοδος, éxodos, meaning "going out"; וְאֵלֶּה שְׁמוֹת, we'elleh shəmōṯ, "These are the names", the beginning words of the text: "These are the names of the sons of Israel" וְאֵלֶּה שְׁמֹות בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל), is the second book of the Torah and the Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament) immediately following Genesis.
Bossa nova is a genre of Brazilian music, which was developed and popularized in the 1950s and 1960s and is today one of the best-known Brazilian music genres abroad.
Bradford James Cox (born May 15, 1982) is an American singer-songwriter and musician, best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the indie rock band Deerhunter.
Brendan Michael Perry (born 30 June 1959) is a singer and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work as half of the duo Dead Can Dance with Lisa Gerrard.
Brian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, RDI (born Brian Peter George Eno; 15 May 1948) is an English musician, composer, record producer, singer, writer, and visual artist.
Broken Records are a band from Edinburgh, Scotland, which formed in December 2006.
Bruce Clifford Gilbert (born 18 May 1946) is an English musician.
Bryce David Dessner (born April 23, 1976) is an American composer and guitarist based in Paris, best known as a member of the Grammy Award-winning band The National.
The Bulgarian State Television Female Vocal Choir is an internationally renowned World Music ensemble that performs modern arrangements of traditional Bulgarian folk melodies.
Burning Blue Soul is the debut album released by Matt Johnson in 1981.
Camera Obscura is a Scottish indie pop band from Glasgow.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
Candoco Dance Company is a contemporary physically integrated dance company, founded in 1991 by Celeste Dandeker and Adam Benjamin.
Capitol Records, Inc. is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Capitol Music Group imprint.
Celebration is a psychedelic soul band based out of Baltimore, Maryland.
Chemical Chords is the ninth studio album by the art pop band Stereolab.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Clan of Xymox, also known as simply Xymox, are a Dutch rock band formed in 1981.
Clan of Xymox is the debut studio album by Dutch dark wave band Clan of Xymox, released 1 July 1985 on the 4AD label.
Cocteau Twins were a Scottish rock band active from 1979 to 1997.
Colin Newman (born 16 September 1954) is an English musician, record producer and record label owner.
Colourbox were an English electronic musical group on the 4AD label, releasing a number of records between 1982 and 1987.
Colourbox is the only full-length studio album from Colourbox, released by 4AD in August 1985.
Come On Pilgrim is the debut mini-LP release by the American alternative rock band Pixies.
"Controversial Subject" is the debut single released by The The.
D.D Dumbo is the solo project of Castlemaine-based musician, Oliver Hugh Perry, who began the project in 2013 with the release of his self-titled debut EP Tropical Oceans, released by The Blue Rider in 2013 and later re-released by 4AD in 2014.
Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing.
"Dark Entries" is a song by the English gothic rock band Bauhaus, released as a stand-alone single in January 1980 by Axis (an early name for 4AD) and later issued on 4AD and Beggars Banquet.
Dark Was the Night is the twentieth compilation release benefiting the Red Hot Organization, an international charity dedicated to raising funds and awareness for HIV and AIDS.
Daughter are an indie folk band from England.
David Byrne (born 14 May 1952) is a Scottish-American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, artist, writer, actor, and filmmaker.
David John Haskins (born 24 April 1957, Northampton, England), better known as David J, is a British alternative rock musician, producer, and writer.
Dead Can Dance is an Australian musical project formed in 1981 in Melbourne by Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry.
Dead Can Dance is the debut studio album by Australian musical act Dead Can Dance.
Dear Science is the third album by American art rock band TV on the Radio.
Deerhunter is an American rock band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in 2001.
Department of Eagles is an American band formed in 2000 by Daniel Rossen (Grizzly Bear) and Fred Nicolaus.
Desire Lines is the fifth album released by Scottish indie pop band Camera Obscura.
Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes is the 2004 debut album by the American art rock band, TV on the Radio.
Dif Juz were an English instrumental post-punk band, formed in London in 1980 and remaining active until 1986.
Digital Audio Tape (DAT or R-DAT) is a signal recording and playback medium developed by Sony and introduced in 1987.
Do Hollywood is the debut studio album by American rock band The Lemon Twigs.
Dome was an English post-punk band, formed in 1980 and consisting of Bruce Gilbert (guitar, vocals, synthesizer) and Graham Lewis (bass, vocals, synthesizer) of Wire.
Doolittle is the second studio album by American alternative rock band Pixies, released in April 1989 on 4AD.
Dream pop (or dreampop) is a subgenre of alternative rock and neo-psychedelia that developed in the 1980s.
Efterklang is a Danish indie rock group from Copenhagen, formed in December 2000.
EL VY is an American indie rock supergroup, with collaboration between Matt Berninger (lead vocalist of The National) and Brent Knopf (founding member of Ramona Falls and Menomena).
Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.
Emma Pollock is a Scottish singer-songwriter, musician, and a founding member of the bands The Delgados, The Burns Unit and The Fruit Tree Foundation.
Excuses for Travellers is the third album by Mojave 3, released by 4AD on 15 May 2000 in the UK and 5 September 2000 in the US.
Experimental music is a general label for any music that pushes existing boundaries and genre definitions.
Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.
Fact (stylised as FACT) is a music publication that launched in the UK in 2003.
Fading Frontier is the seventh studio album by the American indie rock band Deerhunter, released on October 16, 2015 on 4AD.
Falling Down a Mountain is the eighth studio album by English rock band Tindersticks, released in 2010 on 4AD/Constellation Records.
Filigree & Shadow is the second album released by 4AD collective This Mortal Coil, an umbrella title for a loose grouping of guest musicians and vocalists brought together by label boss Ivo Watts-Russell.
For Emma, Forever Ago is the debut studio album by American indie folk band Bon Iver.
Frazier Chorus were a pop group from Brighton, England.
Future Islands is an American synthpop band based in Baltimore, Maryland, and signed to 4AD, currently comprising Gerrit Welmers (keyboards and programming), William Cashion (bass, acoustic and electric guitars), and Samuel T. Herring (lyrics and vocals).
Future of the Left are a Welsh alternative rock band based in Cardiff.
Gang Gang Dance is an American experimental music band based in Manhattan, New York City.
Garlands is the debut studio album by Scottish alternative rock band Cocteau Twins, released 1 September 1982 on 4AD.
Ghost on Ghost is the fifth full-length studio album by Iron & Wine, released April 16, 2013 via 4AD (worldwide) and Nonesuch in the US.
Gothic rock (alternately called goth-rock or goth) is a style of rock music that emerged from post-punk in the late 1970s.
Graham Lewis (born Edward Graham Penelope Lewis, 22 February 1953) is an English musician.
Claire Elise Boucher (born March 17, 1988), known professionally as Grimes, is a Canadian musician, songwriter, record producer and visual artist.
Gulag Orkestar is the debut album of Beirut.
GusGus is an electronic band from Reykjavík, Iceland.
Halcyon Digest is the fifth studio album by American indie rock band Deerhunter.
Half Free is an album by U.S. Girls, the solo project of Toronto-based American musician Meghan Remy.
Head over Heels is the second studio album by Scottish alternative rock band Cocteau Twins.
Heaven or Las Vegas is the sixth studio album by Scottish alternative rock band Cocteau Twins, their last for the music label 4AD.
Heidi Berry (born December 8, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter who recorded for Creation Records and 4AD in the late 1980s and 1990s.
High Violet is the fifth studio album by The National, which was released on May 10, 2010 in Europe and on May 11, 2010 in North America via 4AD.
His Name Is Alive is an American experimental rock band/project from Livonia, Michigan, United States.
Holly Herndon (born 1980) is an American composer, musician, and sound artist based in San Francisco, California.
House music is a genre of electronic dance music created by club DJs and music producers in Chicago in the early 1980s.
House Tornado is an album by the alternative rock band Throwing Muses.
Hurricane Katrina was an extremely destructive and deadly Category 5 hurricane that caused catastrophic damage along the Gulf coast from central Florida to Texas, much of it due to the storm surge and levee failure.
"I Melt with You" is a song by the British new wave band Modern English.
If You Leave is the debut album by Daughter released under 4AD on 18 March 2013.
In Camera were an English post-punk band, comprising David Steiner (vocals, keyboards), Andrew Gray (guitar), Pete Moore (bass), and Jeff Wilmott (drums), formed in London in 1978 and signed to the 4AD label.
In the Flat Field is the debut studio album by English post-punk band Bauhaus.
An independent record label (or indie label) is a record label that operates without the funding of or outside major record labels.
Insides are a British indie rock duo consisting of members Kirsty Yates (vocals and bass) and Julian Tardo (guitar and programming).
Samuel "Sam" Ervin Beam (born July 26, 1974), better known by his stage and recording name Iron & Wine, is an American singer-songwriter.
It'll End in Tears is the first album released by 4AD collective This Mortal Coil, an umbrella title for a loose grouping of guest musicians and vocalists brought together by label boss Ivo Watts-Russell.
Ivo Watts-Russell (born 1954 in Northamptonshire, England) is joint-founder with Peter Kent of the indie record label 4AD.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Jóhann Gunnar Jóhannsson (19 September 1969 – 9 February 2018) was an Icelandic composer who wrote music for a wide array of media including theatre, dance, television and films.
John Robert Moreland (born June 22, 1985) is an American singer-songwriter from Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Liam McLean (born 30 January 1989), better known by his stage name Joker, is a British record producer who creates music in genres such as dubstep and grime and was known for creating the subgenre "purple sound".
Kendra Louise Smith (born March 14, 1960)Strong, Martin C. (2003) The Great Indie Discography, Canongate, is an American musician who was a founding member of Dream Syndicate, a member of Opal, and later recorded as a solo artist.
Kimberley Ann Deal (born June 10, 1961) is an American singer, songwriter and musician, best known as the former bassist and backing vocalist of the alternative rock band Pixies, and the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for The Breeders.
Kiss Each Other Clean is the fourth studio album by Iron & Wine, released January 25, 2011 via 4AD (worldwide) and Warner Bros. in the US.
Martha Kristin Hersh (born August 7, 1966) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and author, known for her solo work and with her rock bands Throwing Muses and 50FootWave.
Lakuna was an electronic instrumental project begun by drummer David Narcizo after Throwing Muses first split up following their 1996 Limbo album.
Lætitia Sadier (born 6 May 1968, sometimes known as Seaya Sadier) is a French musician, best known as a founding member of the London-based avant-pop band Stereolab.
Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares (translated as "The Mystery of Bulgarian Voices") is a compilation album of modern arrangements of Bulgarian folk songs featuring, among others, the Bulgarian State Radio & Television Female Vocal Choir, with soloists Yanka Rupkina, Kalinka Valcheva and Stefka Sabotinova; and the Filip Kutev Ensemble.
Let the Blind Lead Those Who Can See but Cannot Feel is the first studio album by Atlas Sound, the solo project of Deerhunter frontman Bradford Cox.
Lisa Ruth Germano (born June 27, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has released several albums featuring her often-hushed vocal style, confessional lyrics, and distinctive violin.
Lisa Gerrard (born 12 April 1961) is an Australian musician, singer and composer who rose to prominence as part of the music group Dead Can Dance with music partner Brendan Perry.
Livonia is the debut album by His Name Is Alive.
Matthew Jordan Hemerlein (born October 20, 1983), better known by the stage name Lo-Fang, is a singer-songwriter and classically trained musician.
Logos is the second studio album from ambient experimental project Atlas Sound.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Lonely Is an Eyesore is a compilation of music by artists on the 4AD label released in June 1987.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Love Streams is the eighth studio album by Canadian electronic music musician Tim Hecker, released on April 8, 2016 on 4AD and Paper Bag Records.
Love This Giant is a studio album made in collaboration between David Byrne and St. Vincent (Annie Clark), released on 4AD and Todo Mundo on September 10, 2012, in the United Kingdom and a day later in the United States.
Lucilla Matthew Andrews Crichton (born 20 November 1919 in Suez, Egypt – d. 3 October 2006 in Edinburgh, Scotland) was a British writer of 33 romance novels from 1954 to 1996, she signed as Lucilla Andrews specialised in hospital romances, and under the pen names Diana Gordon and Joanna Marcus published her first mystery romances.
Lullabies to Violaine is a Cocteau Twins boxset released by 4AD Records in October 2005.
Lush were an English rock band formed in London in 1987.
Lydia Lunch (born Lydia Anne Koch, June 2, 1959)Martin Charles Strong.
Matthew Stephen "M." Ward (born October 4, 1973) is a singer-songwriter and guitarist from Portland, Oregon.
Origin: Birmingham UKGenre(s): Electronic / art rockLabel(s): 4ADStatic Caravan EarwormSpaceageMembers: Nicky Lin & John Hanson --> Magnétophone are an electronic/art rock band originating from Birmingham UK, composed of Matthew J Saunders (born 1972) and John Hanson (born 1973).
Mark William Lanegan (born November 25, 1964) is an American alternative rock musician and singer-songwriter.
MARRS (stylised M|A|R|R|S) was a 1987 recording collective formed by the groups A.R. Kane and Colourbox, which only released one commercial disc.
Mass were an English post-punk band.
Matador Records is an independent record label, with a roster of mainly indie rock, but also punk rock, experimental rock, alternative rock, and electronic acts.
Matt Johnson (born 15 August 1961) is an English singer-songwriter best known as the vocalist and only constant member of his band The The.
Methyl Ethel is an Australian art rock band from Perth, signed to 4AD.
Michael Brook (born 1951) is a Canadian guitarist, inventor, producer, and film music composer.
A mini-LP or mini-album is a short vinyl record album or LP, usually retailing at a lower price than an album that would be considered full-length.
Minotaur Shock is the stage name of David Edwards, a Bristol-based electronica musician.
Misery Is a Butterfly is the sixth studio album by American alternative rock band Blonde Redhead.
Modern English are a new wave/post-punk band from Colchester, Essex, England best known for their songs "I Melt with You", "Hands Across the Sea", and "Ink and Paper".
Mojave 3 were a British band, consisting of Neil Halstead, Rachel Goswell, Simon Rowe, Alan Forrester, and Ian McCutcheon.
Monomania is the sixth studio album by American indie rock band Deerhunter, released on May 7, 2013 on 4AD.
Mountain Battles is the fourth studio album by the American band the Breeders, released in April 2008.
My Maudlin Career is the fourth studio album by the Scottish indie pop band Camera Obscura.
Neil Halstead (born 7 October 1970) is an English musician who sings and plays guitar in shoegazing band Slowdive.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Nico Muhly (born August 26, 1981) is an American contemporary classical music composer and arranger who has worked and recorded with both classical and pop musicians.
Nikki Nack is the third full-length release by Merrill Garbus' project Tune-Yards.
, often pronounced Korombia,, is a Japanese record label founded in 1910 as.
No No No is the fourth studio album by indie folk band Beirut.
Not to Disappear is the second album by the British indie folk band Daughter, released on 15 January 2016 by 4AD.
Pale Saints were a British alternative rock band formed in 1987 by Ian Masters (bass/vocals), Graeme Naysmith (guitar), and Chris Cooper (drums) in Leeds, England.
Noah Benjamin Lennox (born July 17, 1978), also known by his moniker Panda Bear, is an American musician, singer-songwriter and co-founding member of the experimental pop band Animal Collective.
Parallax is the third studio album from Bradford Cox's solo project Atlas Sound, released November 7, 2011 on 4AD.
Penny Sparkle is the eighth studio album by American alternative rock band Blonde Redhead.
Piano Magic was a musical collective formed in the summer of 1996 by Glen Johnson, Dominic Chennell, and Dick Rance in London, England.
Pieter Alan Bourke is an Australian composer, keyboardist, percussionist and audio engineer.
Pieter Nooten (born 22 January 1961 in Oss) is a Dutch musician and composer best known for his work with Clan of Xymox.
The Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Pixies is a 2002 EP release of the (mostly) previously unissued material from Pixies' original 17-track demo tape (known to Pixies aficionados as "The Purple Tape"), recorded at Fort Apache Studios in March 1987 by Gary Smith.
Plague Songs is an album of songs, by various artists, about the ten Plagues of Egypt described in the Book of Exodus.
The Plagues of Egypt, also called the ten biblical plagues, were ten calamities that, according to the biblical Book of Exodus, God inflicted upon Egypt as a demonstration of power, after which the Pharaoh conceded to Moses' demands to let the enslaved Israelites go into the wilderness to make sacrifices.
Planetarium is a collaborative album inspired by the Solar System, featuring Bryce Dessner of the indie rock band The National, drummer James McAlister, contemporary classical music composer and arranger Nico Muhly, and singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens.
Platform is the second studio album by American electronic producer Holly Herndon, released on 19 May 2015 via 4AD.
Pod is the debut album by the American alternative rock band the Breeders, released on 4AD in May 1990.
PolyGram Entertainment is a film and TV production company owned by Universal Music Group.
Post-punk (originally called new musick) is a broad type of rock music that emerged from the punk movement of the 1970s, in which artists departed from the simplicity and traditionalism of punk rock to adopt a variety of avant-garde sensibilities.
Prayers on Fire is the debut studio album by Australian rock group The Birthday Party, which was released on 6 April 1981 on the Missing Link label in Australia, later licensed to the 4AD label.
"Pump Up the Volume" is the only single by British recording act S. Recorded and released in 1987, it was a number-one hit in many countries and is regarded as a significant milestone in the development of British acid house music and music sampling.
Purity Ring is a Canadian electronic music duo formed in 2010 and originally from Edmonton, Alberta.
Ra Ra Riot is an American indie rock band from Syracuse, New York, consisting of vocalist Wes Miles, bassist Mathieu Santos, guitarist Milo Bonacci, violinist Rebecca Zeller and drummer Kenny Bernard.
Rachel Ann Goswell (born 16 May 1971) is an English singer-songwriter and musician who rose to prominence as vocalist and guitarist of the shoegaze band Slowdive, which formed in 1989.
Record Store Day is an annual event inaugurated in 2007 and held on one Saturday every April to "celebrate the culture of the independently owned record store".
Red Hot Organization (RHO) is a not-for-profit, 501(c) 3, international organization dedicated to fighting AIDS through pop culture.
Red House Painters were an American rock band, formed in San Francisco, California in 1988.
Red House Painters (also known as Rollercoaster or Red House Painters I to distinguish it from the second eponymous album, known as Bridge or Red House Painters II) is the second album by the group Red House Painters, released on May 24, 1993 by 4AD.
Rema-Rema was a short-lived English music group, consisting of Gary Asquith (guitar/vocals), Marco Pirroni (guitar), Mick Allen (bass/vocals), Mark Cox (keyboards) and Dorothy Max Prior (drums, generally known only as "Max").
Return to Cookie Mountain is the second studio album by American alt-rock group TV on the Radio.
Robert Wyatt (born Robert Wyatt-Ellidge, 28 January 1945) is an English musician, and founding member of the influential Canterbury scene band Soft Machine, with a long and distinguished solo career.
Rough Trade Records is an independent record label based in London, England.
Rowland Stuart Howard (24 October 1959 – 30 December 2009) was an Australian rock musician, guitarist and songwriter, best known for his work with the post-punk group The Birthday Party and his subsequent solo career.
Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright (born July 22, 1973) is an American-Canadian singer, songwriter, and composer.
In music, sampling is the act of taking a portion, or sample, of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or a sound recording in a different song or piece.
Scheer was an alternative metal band from County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Scott Walker (born Noel Scott Engel; January 9, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter, composer and record producer. He is noted for his distinctive baritone voice and for the unorthodox career path that has taken him from 1960s pop icon to 21st-century avant-garde musician. First coming to fame in the mid-1960s as frontman of the successful pop music trio The Walker Brothers, Walker began a solo career with 1967's Scott, moving toward an increasingly challenging baroque pop style on late '60s albums such as Scott 3 (1969) and Scott 4 (1969). His solo work drew acclaim but resulted in diminished commercial sales, leading him to reunite with Walker Brothers in the mid-1970s. Since the mid-1980s, Walker has revived his solo career while moving in an increasingly avant-garde direction that The Guardian has likened to "Andy Williams reinventing himself as Stockhausen." Walker continues to release solo material and is currently signed to 4AD Records. As a record producer or guest performer, he has worked with a number of artists including Pulp, Ute Lemper, Sunn O))) and Bat for Lashes. Walker's success has largely been in the United Kingdom, where his first three solo albums reached the top ten. Walker has lived in the UK since 1965; he became a British citizen in 1970.
Serena-Maneesh (previously spelled Serena Maneesh, sometimes shortened to S-M) is an alternative rock band from Oslo, Norway.
Shoegaze (or shoegazing, originally interchangeable with "dream pop"Nathaniel Wice / Steven Daly: "The dream pop bands were lionized by the capricious British music press, which later took to dismissing them as "shoegazers" for their affectless stage presence.", Alt. Culture: An A-To-Z Guide to the '90s-Underground, Online, and Over-The-Counter, p. 73, HarperCollins Publishers 1995) is a subgenre of indie and alternative rock that emerged in the United Kingdom in the late 1980s.
Simon Philip Raymonde (born Simon Philip Pomerance, 3 April 1962, London) is an English musician and record producer.
Singles is the fourth studio album by American synthpop band Future Islands, released on March 24, 2014 through 4AD Records.
Situation Two (a.k.a. Situation 2) was a British independent record label founded in 1981 by Peter Kent as an offshoot of the Beggars Banquet label.
Sleep Well Beast is the seventh studio album by American indie rock band The National, released on September 8, 2017 through 4AD.
Sleeps with the Fishes is the lone collaborative album from Clan of Xymox founding member Pieter Nooten and Canadian guitarist/producer Michael Brook, released by 4AD on 12 October 1987.
Slowcore is a subgenre of alternative rock and indie rock.
Slowdive are an English rock band that formed in Reading, Berkshire in 1989.
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Christopher Michael Taylor, professionally known as Sohn (stylised as SOHN), is an English singer, songwriter and record producer.
Sort Sol is a pioneer rock band from Copenhagen, Denmark.
In music, montage (literally "putting together") or sound collage ("gluing together") is a technique where newly branded sound objects or compositions, including songs, are created from collage, also known as montage.
Sounds from the Thievery Hi-Fi is the debut studio album by American electronic music duo Thievery Corporation.
Markese Money Rolle (born April 1, 1991), known professionally as SpaceGhostPurrp, is an American rapper and record producer from Miami, Florida.
Spasmodic Caress were an English post punk/new wave band, formed by Peter Masters, that played many gigs along the East Coast in Essex, Ipswich, Colchester and London between 1979 and 1984.
Spirea X were an alternative rock band from Glasgow, Scotland, formed by Primal Scream founding member Jim Beattie in 1990.
Spleen and Ideal is the second studio album by Australian musical act Dead Can Dance.
Split is the third studio album by English alternative rock band Lush, released on 4AD on June 13, 1994 in the UK and a day later in the US.
Spoonfed Hybrid were a dream pop duo in the north of England in the early 1990s.
Anne Erin "Annie" Clark (born September 28, 1982), better known by her stage name St.
Star is the debut album by American alternative rock band Belly.
Stereolab were an English-French avant-pop band from London, formed in 1990 by Tim Gane (guitar/keyboards) and Lætitia Sadier (vocals/keyboards/guitar) who both remained at the songwriting helm across many line-up changes.
Steven Albini (pronounced; born July 22, 1962) is an American musician, record producer, audio engineer and music journalist.
Stornoway (Steòrnabhagh) is the main settlement of Western Isles and the capital of Lewis and Harris in Scotland.
Stornoway were a British alternative indie folk band from the Cowley area of Oxford.
Strange Mercy is the third studio album by musician St. Vincent, released by 4AD on September 12, 2011, in the United Kingdom and a day later in the United States.
Sufjan Stevens (born July 1, 1975) is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
Super Audio CD (SACD) is a read-only optical disc for audio storage, introduced in 1999.
Surfer Rosa is the debut studio album by the American alternative rock band Pixies, released in March 1988 on the British independent record label 4AD.
Swallow were the British-based duo of Mike Mason and Louise Trehy.
Sybarite is the solo project of musician Xian Hawkins, who played with the Silver Apples for a number of years in the 1990s.
Tanya Donelly (born July 14, 1966) is an American Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter and guitarist based in New England who co-founded Throwing Muses with her stepsister Kristin Hersh.
Tarnation is a band formed by Paula Frazer in late 1992, primarily recording on the 4AD label.
Teen Beat is an American independent record label, originally based in Arlington, Virginia, now based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
That Dog (styled as that dog.) is a Los Angeles-based rock band that formed in 1991 and dissolved in 1997, reuniting in 2011.
The Amps were an American alternative/indie rock group.
The Big Pink are an English electronic rock band from London, consisting of multi-instrumentalists Robertson "Robbie" Furze, Lady Mary Charteris, Nicole Emery and Bradford Lee Conroy.
The Birthday Party (originally known as The Boys Next Door) were an Australian post-punk band, active from 1978 to 1983.
The Breeders are an American alternative rock band formed in 1989 by Kim Deal of Pixies and Tanya Donelly of Throwing Muses.
The Childhood of a Leader is a 2015 historical mystery drama film, co-written, produced and directed by Brady Corbet, and is Corbet's feature film directorial debut.
The Drift is the thirteenth studio album by the American solo artist Scott Walker.
The Far Field is the fifth studio album by American synthpop band Future Islands, released on April 7, 2017 through 4AD.
The Flying Club Cup is the second studio album by Balkan folk-influenced indie folk band Beirut, released on October 9, 2007 on 4AD Records.
The Glee Club was an Irish rock band active in the early 1990s.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Happy Family were an early-1980s post punk band from Scotland, featuring Momus and members of Josef K.
The Hope Blister were an ambient band, composed of singer Louise Rutkowski, former Levitation and then current Dark Star bass player Laurence O'Keefe and string arranger Audrey Riley.
The Lemon Twigs are an American rock band from Long Island, New York, United States, fronted by brothers Brian D’Addario and Michael D’Addario.
The Mountain Goats (stylized "the Mountain Goats") are an American band formed in Claremont, California by singer-songwriter John Darnielle.
The National is an American rock band from Cincinnati, Ohio, formed in 1999.
The Paladins are an American roots rock-rockabilly band from San Diego, California.
The Pink Opaque is a 1986 compilation album by Scottish alternative rock band Cocteau Twins, composed of tracks recorded between 1982 and 1985.
The Spangle Maker is an EP by Scottish alternative rock band Cocteau Twins, released on 4AD in April 1984.
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The Wolfgang Press was an English post-punk band, active from 1983 to 1995, recording for the 4AD label.
Thievery Corporation is an American electronic music duo consisting of Rob Garza and Eric Hilton.
This Mortal Coil was a music collective led by Ivo Watts-Russell, founder of the British record label 4AD.
Throwing Muses is an alternative rock band formed in 1981 in Newport, Rhode Island, that toured and recorded extensively until 1997, when its members began concentrating more on other projects.
Throwing Muses is the 1986 debut album of the band Throwing Muses, released on British independent label 4AD.
Timothy Charles Buckley III (February 14, 1947 – June 29, 1975) was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Tim Hecker is an electronic musician and sound artist based in Los Angeles, United States and Montreal, Canada.
Tindersticks are an English alternative rock band, formed in Nottingham in 1991.
Title TK is the third studio album by American alternative rock band the Breeders, released on May 20 and 21, 2002 by 4AD in the United Kingdom and Elektra Records in the United States, and on May 10 by P-Vine Records in Japan.
Tones on Tail was a British post-punk band formed in 1982, originally as a musical side project of Daniel Ash of the gothic rock group Bauhaus.
Mackenzie Scott (born January 23, 1991) is an independent American singer, songwriter, musician and artist who performs under the musical pseudonym Torres (stylized as TORRES).
Treasure is the third studio album by Scottish alternative rock band Cocteau Twins.
Tremors is the debut studio album by English musician Sohn, released on 7 April 2014 by 4AD.
Trouble Will Find Me is the sixth studio album by American indie rock band The National, released on May 17, 2013 on 4AD.
Tune-Yards (stylized as tUnE-yArDs) is the music project of New England native Merrill Garbus (born March 3, 1979).
TV on the Radio is an American indie rock band from Brooklyn, New York, formed in 2001.
George Lewis Jr. (born March 30, 1983), better known by his stage name Twin Shadow, is a Dominican American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor based out of Los Angeles, California and signed to Warner Bros. Records.
U.S. Girls is an experimental pop project formed in 2007, consisting solely of Canadian-American musician and record producer Meghan Remy.
Ultra Vivid Scene was an American alternative rock band, started by Kurt Ralske.
Underground Lovers (sometimes stylised as undergroundLOVERS), are an Australian indie rock and electronic music band.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Unrest is an indie rock band from the Washington, D.C. area.
Utopia Defeated is the first album from Castlemaine musician D.D Dumbo, released on 6 October 2016 by Liberation Music in Australia and New Zealand and by 4AD in the rest of the world.
Vaughan Oliver (born 1957) is a British graphic designer based in Epsom, south of London.
Vertigo Records is a record company, which originated in the United Kingdom.
Vinny Miller (born in Dorset, England) is a British singer-songwriter and record producer, once signed to the 4AD label.
Virgin Records Ltd. was a British record label founded by entrepreneurs Richard Branson, Simon Draper, Nik Powell, and musician Tom Newman in 1972.
Visions is the third studio album by Canadian singer and songwriter Grimes, released on January 31, 2012.
Whokill (stylized as w h o k i l l) is the second full-length release by Merrill Garbus' project Tune-Yards.
Wire are an English rock band, formed in London in October 1976 by Colin Newman (vocals, guitar), Graham Lewis (bass, vocals), Bruce Gilbert (guitar) and Robert Gotobed (drums).
Within the Realm of a Dying Sun is the third studio album by the band Dead Can Dance.
Wolf & Cub are a psychedelic rock band from Adelaide, Australia.
XL Recordings is a British independent record label founded in 1989 by Richard Russell, Tim Palmer and Nick Halkes.
Xmal Deutschland (pronounced: /ɪksmal ˈdɔʏtʃlant/), often written as X-Mal Deutschland, was a musical group from Hamburg, Germany.
Young Turks is a British independent record label owned by Beggars Group, launched by Caius Pawson in 2006.
Zomby is a British electronic musician who began releasing music in 2007.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
23 is the seventh studio album by American alternative rock band Blonde Redhead.
23 Envelope was the name given to the graphic design partnership of graphic designer Vaughan Oliver and photographer/filmmaker Nigel Grierson from 1983-1988.
4th & B'way Records (pronounced and spelled out completely as Fourth and Broadway Records in the UK) was a US-based subsidiary of Island Records that specialized in street-oriented music such as hip hop.