The Cartel

The Cartel

Profile:
The Cartel, usually known as the Cartel without capitalisation but with the definite article, was a co-operative record distribution organisation in the United Kingdom, set up by a number of small independent record labels to handle their distribution to record shops.

The main Cartel members were Rough Trade (London), Red Rhino Records (York), Backs Records (Norwich), Fast Forward (7) (Edinburgh), Nine Mile (Leamington Spa), Probe Plus (Liverpool) and Revolver (3) (Bristol).
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Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
A JJB Production Skaville Train  album cover Skaville Train A JJB Production Skaville Train(12") JJB (2) UK 1989 Sell This Version
1 BC Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad / Running Kind  album cover Screamin' Sirens Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad / Running Kind(7", Single) Beach Culture 1 BC UK 1984 Sell This Version
1 Eden D For Desire  album cover All About Eve D For Desire(12", Single) Eden 1 Eden UK 1985 Sell This Version
1GIL Vol. IV: India?  album cover Suns Of Arqa Vol. IV: India?(LP, Album) ROCK STEADY RECORDS 1GIL UK 1984 Sell This Version
1 In 12 004 Systembeat  album cover Various Systembeat(LP, Comp) 1 In 12 Records 1 In 12 004 UK 1985 Sell This Version
2 EDEN In The Clouds  album cover All About Eve In The Clouds(12", Single) Eden 2 EDEN UK 1986 Sell This Version
3D-0736 The Internationale  album cover Billy Bragg The Internationale(LP, Album) DRO, DRO, Utility 3D-0736 Spain 1990 Sell This Version
7 CUR 107 Do Be Down  album cover Curtis Mayfield Do Be Down(7", Single) Curtom 7 CUR 107 UK 1990 Sell This Version
7 DOG 1 Slave Of Love  album cover Geisha Girls (2) Slave Of Love(7") Dog Breath Records 7 DOG 1 UK 1984 Sell This Version
7MOSH14 Mentally Murdered  album cover Napalm Death Mentally Murdered(7", Single, Ltd) Earache, Earache 7MOSH14 UK 1989 Sell This Version
7 MOSH 24L Suffer The Children  album cover Napalm Death Suffer The Children 7 MOSH 24L UK 1990 Sell This Version
7 MUTE 027 Mit Dir  album cover Robert Görl Mit Dir(7", Single) Mute 7 MUTE 027 UK 1983 Sell This Version
7 MUTE 033 One Man's Meat  album cover Fad Gadget One Man's Meat(7", Single) Mute 7 MUTE 033 UK 1984 Sell This Version
7 MUTE 35 Still Smiling  album cover I Start Counting Still Smiling(7", Single) Mute 7 MUTE 35 UK 1985 Sell This Version
7 NTV 25 This Heart  album cover Zoot And The Roots This Heart(7") Native Records 7 NTV 25 UK 1987 Sell This Version
7ntv 331 It's All Up To You  album cover The Darling Buds It's All Up To You(7", Single, Num) Native Records 7ntv 331 UK 1988 Sell This Version
7 tp 7 Birthday  album cover The Sugarcubes Birthday(7", Single) One Little Indian 7 tp 7 UK 1987 Sell This Version
7tp9 Coldsweat  album cover The Sugarcubes Coldsweat(7", Single) One Little Indian 7tp9 UK 1988 Sell This Version
7tp9cd Coldsweat  album cover The Sugarcubes Coldsweat(CD, Single) One Little Indian 7tp9cd UK 1988 Sell This Version
7tp10 Deus  album cover The Sugarcubes Deus(7", Single) One Little Indian 7tp10 UK 1988 Sell This Version
7tp10cd Deus  album cover The Sugarcubes Deus(CD, Single) One Little Indian 7tp10cd UK 1988 Sell This Version
7tp11 Birthday  album cover The Sugarcubes Birthday(7", Single) One Little Indian, One Little Indian 7tp11 UK 1988 Sell This Version
7 tp 11 cd Birthday  album cover The Sugarcubes Birthday(CD, Single) One Little Indian 7 tp 11 cd UK 1988 Sell This Version
7tp11cdL Birthday Christmas Mix  album cover The Sugarcubes Birthday Christmas Mix(CD, Single) One Little Indian, One Little Indian 7tp11cdL UK 1988 Sell This Version
12 BONG 2 Get The Balance Right! (Combination Mix)  album cover Depeche Mode Get The Balance Right! (Combination Mix) (Single) 12 BONG 2 UK 1983 Sell This Version
12 CHAP 7 II  album cover The Mission II 12 CHAP 7 UK 1986 Sell This Version
12 CHAP 8 A Kind Of Kingdom  album cover The Wild Flowers A Kind Of Kingdom(12") Chapter 22 12 CHAP 8 UK 1986 Sell This Version
12 CHAP 9 Poppiecock - The Poppies Play 5 A Side  album cover Pop Will Eat Itself Poppiecock - The Poppies Play 5 A Side(12") Chapter 22 12 CHAP 9 UK 1986 Sell This Version
12 CHAP 10 Throwaway  album cover Mighty Mighty Throwaway(12", Single) Chapter 22 12 CHAP 10 UK 1986 Sell This Version
12 CHAP 11 Sweet Sweet Pie  album cover Pop Will Eat Itself Sweet Sweet Pie 12 CHAP 11 UK 1987 Sell This Version
12 CHAP 20 There Is No Love Between Us Anymore  album cover Pop Will Eat Itself There Is No Love Between Us Anymore(12", Single) Chapter 22 12 CHAP 20 UK 1988 Sell This Version
12CHAP27 Collision  album cover Loop (3) Collision 12CHAP27 UK 1988 Sell This Version
12 CHAP 29 Take Me For A Ride E.P.  album cover The Wild Flowers Take Me For A Ride E.P.(12", EP) Chapter 22 12 CHAP 29 UK 1988 Sell This Version
12 CHAP 30 Sumo E.P.  album cover Yeah God! Sumo E.P.(12", EP) Chapter 22 12 CHAP 30 UK 1988 Sell This Version
12 CHAP 32 Black Sun  album cover Loop (3) Black Sun(12") Chapter 22 12 CHAP 32 UK 1988 Sell This Version
12 CHAP 36 Surrender  album cover Suicide Surrender(12", Single) Chapter 22 12 CHAP 36 UK 1988 Sell This Version
12 CHAP 46 The Sol E.P.  album cover Alternative TV The Sol E.P. (EP) 12 CHAP 46 UK 1990 Sell This Version
12 CHAP 48 Kill Your Television  album cover Ned's Atomic Dustbin Kill Your Television(12", Single) Chapter 22, Chapter 22 12 CHAP 48 UK 1990 Sell This Version
12CUR103 The Impressions First Impressions / Sunshine(12") Curtom 12CUR103 UK 1990 Sell This Version
12 CUR 104 Runaway Love / If My Friends Could See Me Now  album cover Linda Clifford Runaway Love / If My Friends Could See Me Now(12") Curtom 12 CUR 104 UK 1990 Sell This Version
12 CUR 105 All Because Of You / Lucky Fellow  album cover Leroy Hutson All Because Of You / Lucky Fellow(12") Curtom 12 CUR 105 UK 1990 Sell This Version
12 CUR 106 Homeless  album cover Curtis Mayfield Homeless(12") Curtom 12 CUR 106 UK 1990 Sell This Version
12 CUR 107 Do Be Down  album cover Curtis Mayfield Do Be Down(12") Curtom 12 CUR 107 UK 1990 Sell This Version
12 EDIT 4 Long Way Down  album cover The Deceivers (2) Long Way Down(12") Sedition 12 EDIT 4 UK 1989 Sell This Version
12FMS 6-7 The World At Sixes And Sevens EP  album cover Orchestre Super Moth The World At Sixes And Sevens EP(12", EP) Rogue Records (2) 12FMS 6-7 UK 1989 Sell This Version
12 GAZ 005 Gaelic Ska  album cover The Trojans Gaelic Ska (Single) 12 GAZ 005 UK 1987 Sell This Version
12 GAZ 008 Tales Of Lumpi  album cover The Trojans Tales Of Lumpi(12", TP) Gaz's Rockin' Records 12 GAZ 008 UK 1988 Sell This Version
12 GREED 7 Keep On / Don't Stop  album cover Mr Monday* Keep On / Don't Stop 12 GREED 7 UK 1989 Sell This Version
12 GREED 8 This Is London  album cover The Greedy Beat Syndicate This Is London(12") Greedy Beat Records 12 GREED 8 UK 1989 Sell This Version
12 GREED 9 Energy  album cover Mad Mission Energy(12") Greedy Beat Records 12 GREED 9 UK 1989 Sell This Version
12 ID 4 Cargo Cult  album cover The Gorehounds Cargo Cult(12") Idol Records (2) 12 ID 4 UK 1987 Sell This Version
12 IMMAC 2 Je Suis Passée  album cover Hard Corps Je Suis Passée(12") Immaculate Records 12 IMMAC 2 UK 1985 Sell This Version
12 IMMAC 3 Make Hell (For The Beautiful People) E.P.  album cover The Umbrella Make Hell (For The Beautiful People) E.P.(12", EP) Immaculate Records 12 IMMAC 3 UK 1985 Sell This Version
12 INS 5 Seduce Me  album cover Rave 2001 Featuring Gina Rave 2001 Featuring Gina - Seduce Me 12 INS 5 UK 1989 Sell This Version
12 LiL 01 L.A. Rain  album cover The Rose Of Avalanche L.A. Rain 12 LiL 01 UK 1985 Sell This Version
12 LiL 2 Goddess  album cover The Rose Of Avalanche Goddess(12", EP) Leeds Independent Label, Leeds Independent Label 12 LiL 2 UK 1985 Sell This Version
12 LiL 3 The Freedom Curse  album cover Flowers For Agatha The Freedom Curse(12") Leeds Independent Label 12 LiL 3 UK 1985 Sell This Version
12 LiL 8 Young Foolish Old And Stupid  album cover Flowers For Agatha Young Foolish Old And Stupid(12") Leeds Independent Label 12 LiL 8 UK 1986 Sell This Version
12+ MC¹ Alive; Not Dead  album cover The Sun And The Moon Alive; Not Dead(12", EP, TP) Glass Pyramid 12+ MC¹ UK 1989 Sell This Version
12 MoT 5 The Moodists EP  album cover The Moodists The Moodists EP(12", EP) T.I.M. 12 MoT 5 UK 1987 Sell This Version
12 MoT 6 This House Is A House Of Trouble  album cover Sally Timms And The Drifting Cowgirls This House Is A House Of Trouble(12", Single) T.I.M., T.I.M. 12 MoT 6 UK 1987 Sell This Version
12 MUTE 033 One Man's Meat (Remix)  album cover Fad Gadget One Man's Meat (Remix) 12 MUTE 033 UK 1984 Sell This Version
12 MUTE 35 Still Smiling (Ext. Version)  album cover I Start Counting Still Smiling (Ext. Version)(12", Single) Mute 12 MUTE 35 UK 1985 Sell This Version
12 NCH 011 Glass Baby  album cover Gothic Girls Glass Baby(12") Backs Records 12 NCH 011 UK 1984 Sell This Version
12NCH 101 Coincidence  album cover Perfect Vision Coincidence(12") Backs Records 12NCH 101 UK 1985 Sell This Version
12NCH 107 Love Lies  album cover Venus In Furs Love Lies(12") Backs Records 12NCH 107 UK 1986 Sell This Version
12 NCH 111 Mahalia (Extended Version)  album cover The Bible Mahalia (Extended Version)(12") Backs Records 12 NCH 111 UK 1986 Sell This Version
12NCH116 Almost ...  album cover Venus In Furs Almost ...(12") Backs Records, Backs Records 12NCH116 UK 1988 Sell This Version
12NTV 13 Kitchenette / The Unknown Industrial Fatality  album cover Peter Hope & The Jonathan S. Podmore Method Peter Hope & The Jonathan S. Podmore Method - Kitchenette / The Unknown Industrial Fatality(12") Native Records 12NTV 13 UK 1986 Sell This Version
12 NTV 21 Egyptian Kings Peppermint Cream(12", TP) Native Records 12 NTV 21 UK 1986 Sell This Version
12NTV 23 Iron Guru  album cover Screaming Trees (2) Iron Guru(12") Native Records 12NTV 23 UK 1987 Sell This Version
12 NTV 33 It's All Up To You  album cover The Darling Buds It's All Up To You(12", Single) Native Records 12 NTV 33 UK 1988 Sell This Version
12NTV 35 Iron Guru  album cover The Screaming Trees* Iron Guru(12") Native Records 12NTV 35 UK & Europe 1988 Sell This Version
12 ORDER 5 The Singles Collection  album cover Disorder (3) The Singles Collection(12", EP, Comp) Disorder Records (2) 12 ORDER 5 UK 1985 Sell This Version
12-PHZ-42 State Of The Union  album cover The Risk State Of The Union(12") Unicorn Records (2) 12-PHZ-42 UK 1989 Sell This Version
12 PIECE 4 Muscle Jerks  album cover The Davidsons Muscle Jerks(12") Cake Records 12 PIECE 4 UK 1987 Sell This Version
12 RE 7 2 X 2  album cover Two 2 X 2(12") Reflex Records (9) 12 RE 7 UK 1984 Sell This Version
12 RE 8 A Room Lives In Lucy  album cover And Also The Trees A Room Lives In Lucy(12", Single) Reflex Records (9), Reflex Records (9) 12 RE 8 UK 1985 Sell This Version
12 RE 9 Mummy You're A Wreck  album cover The Very Things Mummy You're A Wreck(12") Reflex Records (9) 12 RE 9 UK 1985 Sell This Version
12 RE 10 The Land Of The Giants  album cover The Cravats DCL* The Land Of The Giants(12") Reflex Records (9) 12 RE 10 UK 1985 Sell This Version
12 RE 13 Shaletown  album cover And Also The Trees Shaletown(12", Single) Reflex Records (9) 12 RE 13 UK 1987 Sell This Version
12 RE 14 The House Of The Heart  album cover And Also The Trees The House Of The Heart(12", Single) Reflex Records (9) 12 RE 14 UK 1988 Sell This Version
12 REV 48 Do The Trip  album cover Dream (12) Do The Trip(12", DMM) Black (2) 12 REV 48 UK 1988 Sell This Version
12 RIOT 30 Don't Throw It All Away  album cover Chaotic Dischord Don't Throw It All Away(12") Riot City Records 12 RIOT 30 UK 1984 Sell This Version
12 RIOT 31 Another Religion Another War  album cover The Varukers Another Religion Another War(12") Riot City Records 12 RIOT 31 UK 1984 Sell This Version
12 RIOT 32 The Singles  album cover Chaos U.K* The Singles (Comp) 12 RIOT 32 UK 1984 Sell This Version
12 SLICE 1 Now Is The Time To Remove Your Mask  album cover Pigbros With The Membranes Pigbros With The Membranes - Now Is The Time To Remove Your Mask(12") Cake Records, Cake Records 12 SLICE 1 UK 1987 Sell This Version
12 tp 7 Birthday  album cover The Sugarcubes Birthday(12", Single) One Little Indian 12 tp 7 UK 1987 Sell This Version
12TP 8 Let's Go Out!  album cover The Very Things Let's Go Out!(12", Ltd) One Little Indian 12TP 8 UK 1987 Sell This Version
12 tp 9 Coldsweat  album cover The Sugarcubes Coldsweat(12") One Little Indian 12 tp 9 UK 1988 Sell This Version
12tp10 Deus  album cover The Sugarcubes Deus(12") One Little Indian 12tp10 UK 1988 Sell This Version
12tp11L Birthday (Christmas Mix)  album cover The Sugarcubes Birthday (Christmas Mix)(12", Single, Dou) One Little Indian 12tp11L UK 1988 Sell This Version
12TP 12 Prize  album cover Kitchens Of Distinction Prize (Single) 12TP 12 UK 1988 Sell This Version
12 TP EP 1 Neu Smell / Taking A Liberty  album cover Flux Of Pink Indians Neu Smell / Taking A Liberty(12", EP, Comp) One Little Indian 12 TP EP 1 UK 1987 Sell This Version
12 UTA 10 Savage Amusement E.P.  album cover Captain Sensible / Johan Asherton / The Tigersharks Captain Sensible / Johan Asherton / The Tigersharks - Savage Amusement E.P. (EP) 12 UTA 10 UK 1987 Sell This Version
12 VCN 5 I Need More  album cover XS-5 I Need More(12") VCN Records 12 VCN 5 UK 1988 Sell This Version
12WAX2 Remembrance Day  album cover B-Movie Remembrance Day 12WAX2 UK 1987 Sell This Version
12WAX4 Polar Opposites  album cover B Movie* Polar Opposites(12", Single) Wax Records (3) 12WAX4 UK 1989 Sell This Version
14TP12 Toys For Alice / Confined To Memory  album cover Sleeping Dogs Wake Toys For Alice / Confined To Memory(12") One Little Indian 14TP12 UK 1988 Sell This Version
18TP7 Crystal Nights  album cover Ornamental Crystal Nights(7") One Little Indian 18TP7 UK 1988 Sell This Version