Sub Pop


Sub Pop (short for Subterranean Pop) is an American record label based in Seattle (Washington State). The label was an outgrowth of Bruce Pavitt's Olympia, WA based (print) fanzine, which became the well respected cassettezine of the same name. After his move to Seattle he ran a music column in the Seattle Rocket also called Sub Pop. After initial forays into the record label world with a Green River 7" (not officially on Sub Pop) and the Sub Pop 100 LP, the label exploded onto the indie scene with four influential colored vinyl 7"s which included Mudhoney's Touch Me I'm Sick which made the year-end top 10 playlist of nearly every music journalist in the world. Subsequent hyping of the label in the English music press put them on the map, and grunge was born.

Label-Code is 03159; rarely found printed on releases (basically only on releases manufactured/licensed by Warner/WEA Germany)

Parent Label:Sub Pop Records
Sublabels:Die Young Stay Pretty Records, Hardly Art, Next Ambiance, Paper Bag Series, SPF30 Singles Spectacular, Sub Pop Singles Club, Sub Pop Singles Club 3.0, Sub Pop Singles Club V.2, Sub Pop Singles Club Vol. 4, Sub Pop Singles Club Vol. 5, ...
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2013 Fourth Avenue
Third Floor
Seattle, WA, 98121 USA

work (206)441-8441
fax (206)441-8245

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