TeenBeat Records

TeenBeat Records

TeenBeat Records is an independent record label based in Cambridge, MA. It was founded by Mark Robinson (musician) (of Unrest) in 1985.

TeenBeat (capitalized variously) has been home to a number of prominent indie bands, including Unrest, +/-, Versus, Gastr del Sol, Eggs, Aden, True Love Always and a large number of minor bands and side projects. Along with Dischord Records, TeenBeat was an important early independent label; while Dischord focused on hard indie rock and hardcore, TeenBeat's bands were more typically guitar-based oddball "pop". Both labels almost exclusively work with bands from the Washington, D.C. area.

Like its influence Factory Records, TeenBeat prominently numbers its releases [ [http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:wN4W-oNPtRkJ:www.silvergirl.com/ModMRobinson.html Mark Robinson: Just Plugging Away] ] , with some releases known only by catalog number (e.g., the "TEENBEAT 100" compilation, 1993); numbers have also been assigned to non-musical items including T-shirts, coffee mugs, and interns.

ee also

* List of record labels


External links

* [http://www.teenbeatrecords.com/ TeenBeat Records]

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