American Recordings

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US label.
Label Code: LC 7181/ LC 07181
Originally founded as Def American Recordings in 1988 by Rick Rubin as a label for hip-hop and metal acts, although it has a very eclectic range. In 1993, it was renamed American Recordings. It has gone through many distributors since its founding, including Warner Bros. Records, BMG (Europe), Island Def Jam Music Group and now Sony Music Entertainment since Rick Rubin was hired as co-president of Sony Music's Columbia Records in 2007. In 2012, Rick Rubin, upon his exit from Sony Music Entertainment, signed a new deal with Universal Republic Records (Universal Republic later changed its name to Republic Records) for a new incarnation of American. The first albums to be released under this new deal were ZZ Top's La Futura and The Avett Brothers' The Carpenter

Parent Label:Republic Records
Sublabels:American Visuals, Ill Labels, Infinite Zero, Onion Records (3), Rhyme Cartel Records, WHTE LBLS, Wild West Records
Contact Info:

American Recordings
3500 W. Olive, Suite 1550
Burbank, CA 91505-4628

American Recordings
3300 Warner Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91505-4694



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