Angel City Records (2)

Angel City Records (2)

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Angel City Records is a Los Angeles based record label founded by Mark Morales and Wally Caro. Their primary focus is on promoting contemporary acts while paying homage to the sounds of 1960’s era American Soul, Rhythm & Blues and Jamaican Ska, Rocksteady, and Reggae. Mark Morales has been a local disc jockey, record collector, and dealer of vintage records for the past 20 years. He has been fundamental in beginning the soul & reggae nightclub scene here in Los Angeles through the 1990’s to present day. Wally Caro is an accomplished musician, songwriter and composer in LA’s vintage music scenes. Founder of LA local favorite Ska band “Mobtown,” Wally has also performed with a slew of different acts over his 20 plus years playing a wide range of music from Ska, Reggae, Soul, to R&B, Rockabilly and Jump Blues in his own bands and backing countless artists.

Their merger began while Morales was promoting an Angel City Soul Club event featuring famed Northern Soul icon, singer Gwen Owens. He was referred to Caro by a mutual acquaintance in order to put together a backing band for the show. Since then, the two teamed up to become promoters of clubs and live shows boasting an impressive roster of events here in Los Angeles including concerts with Motown legends, Brenda Holloway, the Marvelettes, famed composer and arranger HB Barnum, Lorraine Chandler, Jamaican groups the Gaylads, the Tennors, and Roy Ellis to name a few.

While working on producing a show with famed Jamaican reggae singer and producer Derrick Harriott, Caro and Morales were working on shifting their focus from promoters to producers putting together an all-star band of some of the finest musicians in Los Angeles within these genres. They used their last vintage show as an opportunity to announce the label and welcome their first artist, soul singer Xiantoni Ari.

Since then, the two have been working endlessly on developing the current artists on the label and identifying new talent. In addition to the younger artists, Angel City Records continues to work with vintage artists by producing and recording new material. With less than a year in development, Angel City Records has 4 releases under its’ belt with half a dozen scheduled for the next few months. Tours are being scheduled to promote the label featuring the individual artists and as the Angel City Records "Review Show" which showcases the label's roster. With many years of experience promoting the vintage sounds, Caro and Morales continue to work diligently at setting the bar and producing a new image and quality music for the listeners, ensuring they stay true to the sounds of yesteryear while giving it their own twist and following through with the label’s slogan..
“LA’s NOW Sound.”
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Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title ( Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
ACR 0001 Xiantoni Ari Accompanied By The Angel City All-Stars - What's It Gonna Be / Just Say You're Wanted Xiantoni Ari Accompanied By The Angel City All-Stars Xiantoni Ari Accompanied By The Angel City All-Stars - What's It Gonna Be / Just Say You're Wanted ACR 0001 US 2013 Sell This Version
ACR 001 EP Jackie Mendez - Introducing Jackie Mendez Introducing(10", EP) Angel City Records (2) ACR 001 EP USA & Canada 2016 Sell This Version
ACR 01 LP Various - A Universe Of Sounds Various A Universe Of Sounds(LP, Comp, Ltd) Grover Supreme ACR 01 LP Europe 2016 Sell This Version
ACR 0002 Stahl (5) - Bring It On Back / The Maiyan Empire Stahl (5) Bring It On Back / The Maiyan Empire ACR 0002 US 2013 Sell This Version
ACR 0003 Roy Ellis & Thee Hurricanes - Can You Feel It Roy Ellis & Thee Hurricanes Roy Ellis & Thee Hurricanes - Can You Feel It(7", EP) Angel City Records (2) ACR 0003 US 2013 Sell This Version
ACR 0004 Stahl (5) Featuring Keith & Tex - Solid As A Rock Stahl (5) Featuring Keith & Tex Stahl (5) Featuring Keith & Tex - Solid As A Rock ACR 0004 US 2014 Sell This Version
ACR 005 Xiantoni Ari Accompanied By Angel City All-Stars - Confessing / Crazy Kind Of Love Xiantoni Ari Accompanied By Angel City All-Stars Xiantoni Ari Accompanied By Angel City All-Stars - Confessing / Crazy Kind Of Love(7") Angel City Records (2) ACR 005 US 2014 Sell This Version
ACR 0006 Stahl (5) Featuring Karl Bryan - Fukushima Stahl (5) Featuring Karl Bryan Stahl (5) Featuring Karl Bryan - Fukushima(7", Single, Ltd, Gre) Angel City Records (2) ACR 0006 US 2015 Sell This Version
ACR 0007 Alex Desert And Greg Lee (3) With Western Standard Time - All Of Me Alex Desert And Greg Lee (3) With Western Standard Time Alex Desert And Greg Lee (3) With Western Standard Time - All Of Me(7", Single, Ltd) Angel City Records (2) ACR 0007 US 2015 Sell This Version
ACR 0008 The Bassics - Everyday Life / Roll On The Bassics Everyday Life / Roll On(7") Angel City Records (2) ACR 0008 US 2015 Sell This Version
ACR 009 Xavier Lynch / Angel City Allstars - I Cried / Down At ACR Xavier Lynch / Angel City Allstars Xavier Lynch / Angel City Allstars - I Cried / Down At ACR(7") Angel City Records (2) ACR 009 US 2016 Sell This Version
ACR 0010 The Delirians - Leave This Town The Delirians Leave This Town(7", EP) Angel City Records (2) ACR 0010 US 2016 Sell This Version
ACR 0011 Arise Roots - Crisis Arise Roots Crisis(7", Ltd) Angel City Records (2) ACR 0011 US 2016 Sell This Version
ACR-0012 Steady 45s* - Meaning Of Love / Slow Down Heart Steady 45s* Meaning Of Love / Slow Down Heart (Single) ACR-0012 US 2019 Sell This Version
ACR 0012 The Hypocondriacs* - Reggae 68 The Hypocondriacs* Reggae 68(7") Angel City Records (2) ACR 0012 US 2017 Sell This Version
ACR 0012 Jackie Mendez - Forever True Jackie Mendez Forever True(CD, Single) Angel City Records (2) ACR 0012 US 2017 Sell This Version
ACR-0012-A Steady 45s* - Meaning Of Love / Slow Down Heart Steady 45s* Meaning Of Love / Slow Down Heart (Single) ACR-0012-A US 2019 Sell This Version
ACR-0012-B Steady 45s* - Meaning Of Love / Slow Down Heart Steady 45s* Meaning Of Love / Slow Down Heart (Single) ACR-0012-B US 2019 Sell This Version
ACR-0014 Esteban Descalzo, Mariano Gallegos - Show & Tell / Am I Falling In Love Esteban Descalzo, Mariano Gallegos Esteban Descalzo, Mariano Gallegos - Show & Tell / Am I Falling In Love(7", Single, Mono) Angel City Records (2) ACR-0014 US 2020 Sell This Version
ACR CD 004 The Delirians - El Remedio The Delirians El Remedio(CD, Album) Angel City Records (2) ACR CD 004 US 2018 Sell This Version
ACR SC 01 Various - Birth Of The Fourth Wave Of Ska Various Birth Of The Fourth Wave Of Ska(CD, Comp) Angel City Records (2) ACR SC 01 US 2018 Sell This Version
GRSP-LP 005 Various - A Universe Of Sounds Various A Universe Of Sounds(LP, Comp, Ltd, Blu) Grover Records GRSP-LP 005 Europe 2016 Sell This Version
none The Delirians - Get Up! The Delirians Get Up! (Album) none US 2014 Sell This Version
none The Delirians - El Remedio The Delirians El Remedio(File, MP3, Album) Angel City Records (2) none US 2018
none Jackie Mendez - Introducing.. Jackie Mendez Introducing..(CD) Angel City Records (2) none US 2013 Sell This Version
none The Delirians - Mezcla De Música Y Amor The Delirians Mezcla De Música Y Amor(CDr, EP) Angel City Records (2) none US 2017 Sell This Version
none Xiantoni Ari - Presenting Xiantoni Ari Xiantoni Ari Presenting Xiantoni Ari(CD, MiniAlbum, Car) Angel City Records (2) none US 2014 Sell This Version
none Various - The New Demension Of Soul & Reggae Various The New Demension Of Soul & Reggae(CDr, Comp, car) Angel City Records (2) none US 2013 Sell This Version
none Thee Hurricanes - Come Reggae With Thee Hurricanes Thee Hurricanes Come Reggae With Thee Hurricanes(CD, Album) Angel City Records (2) none US 2017 Sell This Version