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Author: Grace George

Brought to you by record collector and DJ Grace George, Label of Love is a series that tells short histories of music labels & their legacies. For this week’s Label of Love, we’ll be taking a look at Black Swan Records, arguably the first African-American owned music label, releasing jazz, blues & classical records made […]

Brought to you by record collector and DJ Grace George, Label of Love is a series that tells short histories of music labels & their legacies. For this week’s Label of Love, we head to South Africa, for a look at a label that provided a vital creative outlet for black musicians during the Apartheid […]

Brought to you by record collector and DJ Grace George, Label of Love is a series that tells short histories of music labels & their legacies. For this week’s Label of Love we sail to Taiwan for a very short & sweet look at the country’s recent history & how its political landscape of the past […]

Brought to you by record collector and DJ Grace George, Label of Love is a series that tells short histories of music labels & their legacies. Inspired by recent Covid-19 chaos & unjust discrimination, a brilliant NTS show from Yu Su & a severe lack of knowledge, for the next 4 weeks we look at Chinese […]

Brought to you by record collector and DJ Grace George, Label of Love is a series that tells short histories of music labels & their legacies. For this week’s Label of Love, we head down under to hear the story of one of Australia’s most acclaimed & enduring dance-music indie labels, Vicious Vinyl. Vicious Vinyl […]

Brought to you by record collector and DJ Grace George, Label of Love is a series that tells short histories of music labels & their legacies. For this week’s Label of Love, we travel to Jamaica to look at dancehall label How Yu Fi Sey Dat? founded by “singjays” & producers Anthony Red Rose & […]

Brought to you by record collector and DJ Grace George, Label of Love is a series that tells short histories of music labels & their legacies. For this week’s Label of Love, we travel to Tilburg, a Southern city in the Netherlands, where the label Eksakt was born. Now defunct after operations ceased in 1990, it started […]

Brought to you by record collector and DJ Grace George, Label of Love is a new series that tells short histories of music labels & their legacies. For this week’s Label of Love, we journey to Japan to investigate the mysterious LLE label. Operating as a label & zine between the early 80s till mid 90s, LLE […]

Brought to you by record collector and DJ Grace George, Label of Love is a new series that tells short histories of music labels & their legacies. For this week’s Label of Love, Grace checks out the sounds of legendary US label Wax Trax!.  How do you introduce a label like Wax Trax! Records? The testament to its […]

Brought to you by record collector and DJ Grace George, Label of Love is a new series that tells short histories of music labels & their legacies. For this week’s Label of Love, Grace checks out the sounds of Music India.  When (internet) digging through India’s pre 21st century musical archive, the most commonly found labels are international […]