List of Independent UK Record Labels

Updated July 20, 2017

The United Kingdom hosts a variety of independent music labels and this list is in no way exhaustive; however, it covers labels of different genres.

Angular Records Corporation

Angular Records Corporation (ARC), a British indie label, was conceived in 2003 by Joe Daniel and Joe Margetts in London. According to the label's website, it has been a part of The New Rave scene that includes The Klaxons, a band on the label, and they produce eccentric and the "finest pop music we can find."

Angular Recording Corporation Ltd 18 Ashwin Street London E8 3DL

Blues Matters!

Blues Matters! is a UK blues magazine and recording label located in London. The popularity of the magazine has lead to an impressive launch of the label, according to

Proper Music Group Ltd. The New Powerhouse Gateway Business Centre Kangley Bridge Road London SE26 5AN +44 (0) 2086 765 141

Damaged Goods

Damaged Goods is an independent punk label founded in 1988. According to, it currently produces reissues of punk, and new emo, hardcore and punk music.

Damaged Goods PO BOX 45854, London E11 1YX +44 (0) 2089 264 196

Dented Records

Dented Records, an independent hip hop label in London, was established in 2003. According to, without falling into the mainstream type of music they still manage to be heard by a large number of people.

Dented Records 34-36, Turner St, London, E1 2AS +44 (0) 7786 244 618

FatCat Records

FatCat Records, an independent music label located in Brighton, UK, produces a variety of different types of music. It has fostered Icelandic band, Sigor Ros, and Scottish band, Frightened Rabbit.

FatCat Records UK PO Box 3400 Brighton BN1 4WG UK +44 (0) 1273 699 020

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