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Leaving Records (Record label)
Leaving Records is a record label from Los Angeles founded in 2008 by Matthew David McQueen (Matthewdavid).
Leaving Records in Features
Music Essay | posted 27.05.2013
10 Favourites
Tape Labels You Better Should Know
Hurrah! The cassette tape is turning 50 and though that’s really old, or sort of anyway, the tape is alive and kicking it big style.
Leaving Records in Reviews
Music Review | posted 15.03.2016
Odd Nosdam
Sisters
»Sisters« is the title of Odd Nosdam’s new record. On it, you will find nine tracks that actually seem like sisters, coming from the same source while being completely different.
Music Review | posted 02.12.2015
Ras G
Raw Fruit Vol. 3 & 4
»Raw Fruit Vol. 3 & 4« are two parts of Ras G’s tape series, finally combined on vinyl, directly taking us to the planet South Central.
Music Review | posted 18.07.2014
Matthewdavid
In My World
Matthewdavid’s world is a higgledy piggledy one. Because of its contrasts, »In My World« is a discontinuous record, in which you can see the tribal depths of a Gaslamp Killer shimmering through.
Recent Articles
Music Column | posted 23.09.2021
Records Revisited
Primal Scream – Screamadelica (1991)
1991 – what a year for rock music. The albums by Nirvana, Soundgarden and Red Hot Chili Peppers released September 24, 1991 made rock become popular again. But »Screamadelica« by Primal Scream changed the whole genre.
Music News | posted 02.09.2021
Niklas Wandt
Exclusive Edition: »Solar Müsli«
After various collaborations and band projects, Cologne-based Niklas Wandt releases his first solo album »Solar Müsli" on September 17, 2021. Exclusively at HHV Records there will be a Curacao Vinyl Edition.
Music Essay | posted 22.09.2021
The Beat Era in the GDR
Hostile takeover
Records from the Amiga label are widely available in Germany. In addition to pressings of international stars such as Michael Jackson, the Beatles or Bob Dylan, there was also a lot of music from the GDR itself that was released. Some of it is worth to be rediscovered.
Music Review | posted 18.09.2021
Hozan Yamamoto & Yu Imai
Akuma Ga Kitarite Fue Wo Fuku
The soundtrack to the 1979 film »Akuma Ga Kitarite Fue Wo Fuku« composed by Hozan Yamamoto and Yu Imai has now been re-released.
Music Review | posted 16.09.2021
The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble
Le-Le
On the threshold of acid jazz, »Le-Le«, by The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble from Philadelphia, was released in 1987. Now comes a reissue.