Instinct Records


Founded as a dance label in a Greenwich Village living room, Instinct Records gained prominence in the early 1990s by releasing compilations of Acid Jazz-label material in the US. The simultaneous success of the label's first signing, electronic musician Moby, was built on by licensing and releasing seminal recordings from Rising High Records, Kickin Records, and Antler-Subway, as well as releasing music by local techno-oriented ambient musicians signed to the label. Instinct was purchased by Knitting Factory Records in 2003.

For company credits, please use Instinct Records, Inc. if credited with "Inc".

Parent Label:Knitting Factory Records
Sublabels:Earth Recordings, Evolver (2), FAX USA, Instinct Ambient, Instinct Electronica, Instinct Jazz, Kickin Records USA, King Of The Jungle (2), Liquid Music, Plug In + Turn On, ...
Contact Info:

[not current; original address (from 1990)]
222 West 14th Street, Suite 8B
New York, NY 10011

[not current; valid in 1998]
26 W. 17th St. #502
New York, NY 10011
Vox: 212.727.1360
Fax: 212.366.5979
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

[not current]
81 Franklin Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10013


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