Initial Records

Initial Records

Profile:
"Initial Records was an iconic Louisville based independent record label during the Nineties and early part of the new millennium. Initial released records from hardcore punk to indie rock over its 12-year span. Initial was well known for releasing genre defining records from Falling Forward, boysetsfire and Ink & Dagger, and creating the annual weekend long music festival, Krazy Fest.

Initial was founded in 1992 in a Dunkin' Donuts in suburban Detroit by three high school friends, Dennis Hepinstall, Carolyn Smith and Andy Rich."
-Wikipedia
Contact Info:
Initial Records-
(USA)
-P.O. Box 17131 Louisville KY 40217
-P.O. Box 251145 West Bloomfield MI 48325

Green Hell Records-
(Europe)
-Achtermannstr. 29, 48143 Munster, Germany.
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Label

Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title ( Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
#9 ənkindəl* - Enkindel ənkindəl* Enkindel (Single) #9 US 1994 Sell This Version
16 Despair.* - As We Bleed Despair.* As We Bleed (EP) 16 US 1996 Sell This Version
20 Boy Sets Fire.* - Consider Boy Sets Fire.* Consider 20 US 1997 Sell This Version
22 The Enkindels - Who Here Wants To Fight The Enkindels Who Here Wants To Fight(CD, EP) Initial Records, Struggle Records 22 US 1996 Sell This Version
Dog 029 CD5 Falling Forward - 4-Songs Falling Forward 4-Songs(CD, EP) Doghouse Records (2), Initial Records Dog 029 CD5 US Unknown Sell This Version
DOG-062 Metroschifter - Strawberries Metroschifter Strawberries(CD, EP) Doghouse Records (2) DOG-062 US 1999 Sell This Version
ICB-2 Scott Ritcher - Scott Ritcher Scott Ritcher Scott Ritcher(CD, Album) I Can't Believe It's A Record Company ICB-2 US 1999 Sell This Version
Initial #11 Falling Forward / Metroschifter - Acoustic Falling Forward / Metroschifter Falling Forward / Metroschifter - Acoustic Initial #11 US 1995 Sell This Version
Initial Limited #2 Per Mission - Signal To Noise Cassette Per Mission Signal To Noise Cassette(Cass, EP, Ltd) Initial Records Initial Limited #2 US 1996 Sell This Version
Initial Records 35 The Enkindels - Can't Stop The Enkindels The Enkindels Can't Stop The Enkindels(CD, Album) Initial Records Initial Records 35 US 2000 Sell This Version
Initial Records Limited No. 15 The Hope Conspiracy / Burnt By The Sun - Black On Black: A Tribute To Black Flag - Volume One The Hope Conspiracy / Burnt By The Sun The Hope Conspiracy / Burnt By The Sun - Black On Black: A Tribute To Black Flag - Volume One (Comp) Initial Records Limited No. 15 US 2001 Sell This Version
Initial Records Limited No. 18 American Nightmare / Anodyne (5) / The Dillinger Escape Plan - Black On Black: A Tribute To Black Flag - Volume Three American Nightmare / Anodyne (5) / The Dillinger Escape Plan American Nightmare / Anodyne (5) / The Dillinger Escape Plan - Black On Black: A Tribute To Black Flag - Volume Three Initial Records Limited No. 18 US 2002 Sell This Version
Initial Records Limited Number 16 Planes Mistaken For Stars - Black On Black: A Tribute To Black Flag - Volume Two Planes Mistaken For Stars Black On Black: A Tribute To Black Flag - Volume Two Initial Records Limited Number 16 US 2001 Sell This Version
Initial Records Limited Number 19 Various - Black On Black: A Tribute To Black Flag-Volume Four Various Black On Black: A Tribute To Black Flag-Volume Four Initial Records Limited Number 19 US 2002 Sell This Version
Initial Records Limited Number 20 Black Cross!* - Screaming Black Cross!* Screaming (EP) Initial Records Limited Number 20 US 2003 Sell This Version
Initial Records Limited Number 21 Black Cross - Roll Up Your Sleeves Black Cross Roll Up Your Sleeves(7", Single, Ltd, Num, Red) Initial Records, Initial Records Initial Records Limited Number 21 US 2003 Sell This Version
IR-01 Pittbull - I've Given Up / Don't Make Me Pittbull I've Given Up / Don't Make Me(7", Single, RE) Initial Records IR-01 US 1992 Sell This Version
IR-02 Ricochet (11) - Evolve Ricochet (11) Evolve IR-02 US 1992 Sell This Version
I.R.#3 Guilt (2) - Empty? Guilt (2) Empty? I.R.#3 US 1993 Sell This Version
IR-04 Ricochet (11) - Ricochet Ricochet (11) Ricochet(CD, Album) Initial Records IR-04 US 1994 Sell This Version
IR 4 Jackhammer (3) - Estranged Jackhammer (3) Estranged IR 4 US 1993 Sell This Version
IR 05 This World Rejected - This World Rejected This World Rejected This World Rejected (Single) IR 05 US 1993 Sell This Version
IR-07 Falling Forward - Hand Me Down Falling Forward Hand Me Down (Album) IR-07 US 1994 Sell This Version
IR08 Guilt (2) - Synesthesia Guilt (2) Synesthesia (EP) IR08 US 1994 Sell This Version
IR-09 ənkindəl* - Enkindel ənkindəl* Enkindel IR-09 US 1994 Sell This Version
IR 11 Falling Forward / Metroschifter - Acoustic Falling Forward / Metroschifter Falling Forward / Metroschifter - Acoustic(7", TP) Initial Records IR 11 US 1995 Sell This Version
IR-11 The Movielife - Self-Destruct The Movielife Self-Destruct(7") Initial Records IR-11 US 2000 Sell This Version
IR-12 Roosevelt's Inaugural Parade - Roosevelt's Inaugural Parade Roosevelt's Inaugural Parade Roosevelt's Inaugural Parade IR-12 US 1995 Sell This Version
IR-13 Enkindel - Some Assembly Required Enkindel Some Assembly Required (Album) IR-13 US 1996 Sell This Version
IR-14 K. Scott Ritcher* / Various - Slamdek A To Z. The Illustrated History Of Louisville's Slamdek Record Company 1986 - 1995 K. Scott Ritcher* / Various K. Scott Ritcher* / Various - Slamdek A To Z. The Illustrated History Of Louisville's Slamdek Record Company 1986 - 1995(Boo + CD, Comp) K Composite Media, Initial Records IR-14 US 1996 Sell This Version
IR15 Elliott - In Transit Elliott In Transit (Single, EP) IR15 US 1996 Sell This Version
IR16 Despair.* - As We Bleed Despair.* As We Bleed IR16 US 1996 Sell This Version
IR-17 Slugfest - Slugfest Slugfest Slugfest (Comp) IR-17 US 1996 Sell This Version
IR-18 Ink & Dagger - Drive This Seven Inch Wooden Stake Through My Philadelphia Heart Ink & Dagger Drive This Seven Inch Wooden Stake Through My Philadelphia Heart (Comp) IR-18 US 1997 Sell This Version
IR-18 Ink & Dagger - Drive This Seven Inch Wooden Stake Through My Philadelphia Heart Ink & Dagger Drive This Seven Inch Wooden Stake Through My Philadelphia Heart IR-18 US 1997 Sell This Version
IR-19 Boy Sets Fire* - The Day The Sun Went Out Boy Sets Fire* The Day The Sun Went Out (Album) IR-19 US 1997 Sell This Version
IR-21 King For A Day (2) - King For A Day King For A Day (2) King For A Day (Single) IR-21 US 1997 Sell This Version
IR-23 The Enkindels - Buzzclip 2000 The Enkindels Buzzclip 2000 (Album) IR-23 US 1998 Sell This Version
IR-24 Despair (2) - Kill Despair (2) Kill IR-24 US 1998 Sell This Version
IR-25 Metroschifter And Shipping News - Metroschifter And Shipping News Metroschifter And Shipping News Metroschifter And Shipping News - Metroschifter And Shipping News(CD, MiniAlbum, Ltd) Initial Records IR-25 US 1998 Sell This Version
IR-26 Ink & Dagger - The Fine Art Of Original Sin Ink & Dagger The Fine Art Of Original Sin (Album) IR-26 US 1998 Sell This Version
IR-28 Boysetsfire - In Chrysalis Boysetsfire In Chrysalis (EP) IR-28 US 1998 Sell This Version
IR-29 Various - Initial Extreme Music Sampler CD Various Initial Extreme Music Sampler CD (Comp) IR-29 US 1999 Sell This Version
IR30 Ink And Dagger* / Le Shok - Ink And Dagger / Le Shok Ink And Dagger* / Le Shok Ink And Dagger* / Le Shok - Ink And Dagger / Le Shok IR30 US 1999 Sell This Version
IR.31 Elliott - If They Do Elliott If They Do (EP) IR.31 US 1999 Sell This Version
IR32 The Jazz June - Breakdance Suburbia The Jazz June Breakdance Suburbia(CD, Comp) Initial Records IR32 US 1999 Sell This Version
IR33 Silent Majority (3) - You Would Love To Know Silent Majority (3) You Would Love To Know(CD, EP) Initial Records IR33 US 1999 Sell This Version
IR34 King For A Day (2) - Before I Go King For A Day (2) Before I Go(CD) Initial Records IR34 US 1999 Sell This Version
IR35 The Enkindels - Can't Stop The Enkindels The Enkindels Can't Stop The Enkindels(CD, Album, Promo) Initial Records IR35 US 2000 Sell This Version
IR36 The Jazz June - The Medicine The Jazz June The Medicine(CD, Album) Initial Records IR36 US 2000 Sell This Version
IR38 Various - Sweet Deal! The Initial & Eulogy Sampler Various Sweet Deal! The Initial & Eulogy Sampler(CD, Comp) Initial Records, Eulogy Recordings IR38 US 2000 Sell This Version
IR41 Various - Initial Records Punk Rocker Sampler Various Initial Records Punk Rocker Sampler(CD, Comp) Initial Records IR41 US 2002 Sell This Version
IR42 The Jazz June - They Love Those Who Make The Music The Jazz June They Love Those Who Make The Music (Album) IR42 US 2001 Sell This Version
IR43 The Jazz June - The Boom, The Motion And The Music The Jazz June The Boom, The Motion And The Music (MiniAlbum) IR43 US 2001 Sell This Version
IR44 The White Octave - Menergy The White Octave Menergy (Album) IR44 US 2001 Sell This Version
IR45 Various - Black On Black (A Tribute To Black Flag) Various Black On Black (A Tribute To Black Flag) (Comp) IR45 US 2003 Sell This Version
IR46 Blood Red - Hostage Blood Red Hostage (Album) IR46 US 2002 Sell This Version
IR47 The Jazz June - Better Off Without Air The Jazz June Better Off Without Air (Album) IR47 US 2002 Sell This Version
IR48 Ultimate Fakebook - Open Up And Say Awesome Ultimate Fakebook Open Up And Say Awesome (Album) IR48 US 2002 Sell This Version
IR49 The Reputation - The Reputation The Reputation The Reputation (Album) IR49 US 2002 Sell This Version
IR51 Black Widows (2) - Stops A Beating Heart Black Widows (2) Stops A Beating Heart (MiniAlbum) IR51 US 2002 Sell This Version
IR-52 Criteria - En Garde Criteria En Garde (Album) IR-52 US 2003 Sell This Version
IR53 Black Cross - Art Offensive Black Cross Art Offensive(LP, Album, Ltd, Num, Gol) Initial Records IR53 US 2003 Sell This Version
IR54 Helicopter Helicopter - Wild Dogs With X-Ray Eyes Helicopter Helicopter Wild Dogs With X-Ray Eyes(CD, Album) Initial Records IR54 US 2003 Sell This Version
IR56 Ultimate Fakebook - Before We Spark Ultimate Fakebook Before We Spark(CD, EP, Enh) Initial Records IR56 US 2003 Sell This Version
IR57 Harkonen - Dancing Harkonen Dancing (EP) IR57 US 2003 Sell This Version
IR58 Roy (5) - Tacomatose Roy (5) Tacomatose (EP) IR58 US 2003 Sell This Version
IR59 Black Cross - Widows Bloody Widows Black Cross Widows Bloody Widows (Comp) IR59 US 2004 Sell This Version
IR60 Blue Sky Mile - Sands Once Seas Blue Sky Mile Sands Once Seas (Album) IR60 US 2004 Sell This Version
IR61 Peter Searcy - Couch Songs Peter Searcy Couch Songs(CD, Album) Initial Records IR61 US 2004 Sell This Version
IR62 The National Acrobat - TNA: The Complete Recordings The National Acrobat TNA: The Complete Recordings(CD, Comp) Initial Records IR62 US 2004 Sell This Version
IR63 Lords (3) - The House That Lords Built Lords (3) The House That Lords Built(CD, EP, Promo) Initial Records IR63 US 2004 Sell This Version
IR63-2 Lords (3) - The House That Lords Built Lords (3) The House That Lords Built(CD, EP) Initial Records IR63-2 US 2004 Sell This Version
IR64 Paulson - Variations Paulson Variations (Album) IR64 US 2004 Sell This Version
IR65 Various - Initial Records - Worst Label Ever Various Initial Records - Worst Label Ever(CD, Comp) Initial Records IR65 US 2004 Sell This Version
IR67 By The Grace Of God - Three Steps To A Better Democracy By The Grace Of God Three Steps To A Better Democracy(CD, Comp, Promo) Initial Records IR67 US 2004 Sell This Version
IRL03 Guilt (2) - Bittersweet Blue Guilt (2) Bittersweet Blue(7", Ltd, Num, Red) Initial Records, Nerd Rock Records IRL03 US 1997 Sell This Version
IRL004 Slugfest - Live Slugfest Live (EP) IRL004 US 1998 Sell This Version
IRL05 Various - Magic Weekend Various Magic Weekend(CD, Comp) Initial Records IRL05 US 1998 Sell This Version
IRL-07 Various - Catalog Sampler Disc Number One Various Catalog Sampler Disc Number One(CD, Comp) Initial Records IRL-07 US 1998 Sell This Version
IRL08 The Jazz June - Breakdance Suburbia The Jazz June Breakdance Suburbia (Single) IRL08 US 1998 Sell This Version
IRL-11 The Movielife - Self-Destruct The Movielife Self-Destruct IRL-11 US 2000 Sell This Version
IRL17 Various - Initial Records Catalog Sampler Disc Number Three Various Initial Records Catalog Sampler Disc Number Three(CD, Comp, Promo, Smplr) Initial Records IRL17 US 2001 Sell This Version
IRL22 Breather Resist - The Second Half Breather Resist The Second Half IRL22 US 2003 Sell This Version
IRL30 Coliseum (2) / Lords (3) - Maximum Louisville Split Series Volume I Coliseum (2) / Lords (3) Coliseum (2) / Lords (3) - Maximum Louisville Split Series Volume I IRL30 US 2004 Sell This Version
none Blue Sky Mile - Sands Once Seas Blue Sky Mile Sands Once Seas(9xFile, MP3, Album, 256) Initial Records none US 2010
none Ricochet (11) - Evolve Ricochet (11) Evolve(7", Ltd, Num, Pur) Initial Records none US 1992 Sell This Version
none Various - Initial Records DSC Catalog Sampler Disc Number Two Various Initial Records DSC Catalog Sampler Disc Number Two(CD, Comp) Initial Records none US Unknown Sell This Version
none Various - Initial / Escape Artist / Arise / Relapse Summer 2000 Sampler Various Initial / Escape Artist / Arise / Relapse Summer 2000 Sampler(CD, Comp) Initial Records, Escape Artist Records, Arise Records (3), Relapse Records none US 2000 Sell This Version
none Various - Krazy Fest 6 Various Krazy Fest 6(CD, Comp) Initial Records, Equal Vision Records none US 2003 Sell This Version
none Various - Cooler Than Your Mom Various Cooler Than Your Mom(2xCD, Comp, Ltd, Promo) Drive-Thru Records, Crank!, Cool Guy Records, Rubber Records, Republic Records, Springman Records, Vegas Records, Glue Factory Records, Lobster Records, Tomato Head Records, Too Hep, Capitol Records, Vagrant Records, Fueled By Ramen, Go-Kart Records, Ditch Bank Records, Centipede Records, Transmission Records (8), Rotz Records, Initial Records, Velvel, Doctor Dream Records, 206 Records, Microcosm Records (2), Onset Records, Zero Hour, Devil Doll Records, Vans Warped Tour none US 1998 Sell This Version
NUMBER SEVENTEEN Slugfest - Slugfest Slugfest Slugfest(CD, Comp) Initial Records NUMBER SEVENTEEN US 1996 Sell This Version
RFL031 Black Widows (2) - Stops A Beating Heart Black Widows (2) Stops A Beating Heart RFL031 Netherlands 2002 Sell This Version
SC020-2 V/A* - Plea For Peace Take Action Various Plea For Peace Take Action(CD, Comp) Sub City Records, Asian Man Records SC020-2 US 2001 Sell This Version