- Thirsty Ear Recordings
Thirsty Ear Recordings is an American
independent record label. It was founded in the late 70s as a marketingcompany for the then-unnamed alternative musicfield, and expanded to issue its own records in 1990.
Thirsty Ear came to prominence in the mid-90s thanks to its series of
CDreissues of classic early industrial albums by pioneers such as Foetus, Einstürzende Neubauten, Marc Almond, Swans, and Test Dept. The label also released new albums by alternative rockbands such as Baby Ray, Madder Rose, and The Church. Foetus would stay on the label, recording original music on Thirsty Ear through 2001.
More recently, Thirsty Ear's "Blue Series" of
jazzalbums has become a highlight of the genre. Enlisting Matthew Shippas the artistic director, the "Blue Series" seeks to foster the expansion of modern jazz, releasing albums by jazz artists such as Shipp, William Parker, Charlie Hunterand Tim Berne, but also inviting electronicaartists DJ Spooky, Meat Beat Manifesto, and Spring Heel Jack; hip-hoppers El-Pand Antipop Consortium; and even Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo.
List of record labels
* [http://www.thirstyear.com Official site]
* [http://www.discogs.com/label/Thirsty+Ear Thirsty Ear Discography] at
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