Bad News Records

Bad News Records

Profile:
President: Kazutoshi Chiba

Date of Incorporation: Incorporated as a private limited company on June 11th, 1990.
Increased capital on September 26th, 1998 and became a Limited Company.

Started off as a music magazine publishing company.

1994: Bad News signs a deal with RMM (Latin label in US) to release RMM's catalog in Japan. The deal was ended in 1997.

1995: Bad News starts distributing through Bandai Music Entertainment as well as using original distribution.

1997: OW Label added to Bad News roster which included Peoples, Si! Label and Bad News Records.

2000: The distribution deal through Bandai Music Entertainment was over and Bad News changed distribution to Victor Entertainment in January.

2001: Bad News signs deals with JetSet Records.

2002: A new label called MIC LIFE was set up for foreign hip-hop to release adult oriented hip-hop rather than hit-chart hip-hop.

Missing releases in the DB:
BN-112 - FreeDom - 街に風が吹く1999/03/20
BN-133 - Macha (3) & Bedhead ‎- Macha Loved Bedhead 24 Jun 2000
BN-189 - 世武裕子 - Hello! Hello!
BNCP-21 - V.A. - 日本音圧協会 Vol.3
BNCP-56 - V.A. - JETSET compilation of the pop
BNCP-64 - V.A. Songs For The Jetset Vol.2 2001/06/23
BNCP-65 - V.A. Songs For The Jetset Vol.3 2001/06/23
BNCP-77 - Piebald - We Are The Only Friends We Have
BNCP-83 - Bright Eyes ‎– Every Day And Every Night REISSUE 2003/1/22
BNS-033 - V.A. - Doghouse Records Sampler 2006/07/25
Sublabels
Parent Label:
Contact Info:
Bad News Music Publishing, Co., Inc.
4th FL, MST Shibuya, 1-13-5, Dougenzaka, Shibuya, Tokyo, JAPAN. 150-0043
Phone: 81-3-3477-2200 Fax: 81-3-3477-1861
Sites:

Label

Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title ( Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
A-015 Brain Failure - Downtown Production Brain Failure Downtown Production(CD, Album) Bad News Records A-015 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
BACA-1 Easy Grip - Brand New Way Easy Grip Brand New Way(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACA-1 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
BACA-2 Natural Punch Drunker - Landscape Natural Punch Drunker Landscape(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACA-2 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
BACA-3 Mong Hang - Mong Hang Mong Hang Mong Hang(CD, Album, Enh) Bad News Records BACA-3 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
BACA-4 Goofy's Holiday - 3111 Goofy's Holiday 3111(CD, MiniAlbum) Bad News Records BACA-4 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
BACA-5 Rivet (2) - Greatest Time Rivet (2) Greatest Time(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACA-5 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
BACA-6 宙ブラリ - 陽はまた昇る 宙ブラリ 陽はまた昇る(CD, EP) Bad News Records BACA-6 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
BACA-7 テルスター - テルスター対策 テルスター テルスター対策(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACA-7 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACA-8 Easy Grip - Teenage Graffitti Easy Grip Teenage Graffitti(CD, MiniAlbum) Bad News Records BACA-8 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACA-9 Goofy's Holiday - Monochrome Goofy's Holiday Monochrome(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACA-9 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACA-10 テルスター - テルスター テルスター テルスター(CD, Album, RE) Bad News Records BACA-10 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACA-11 Easy Grip - My Swinging Style Easy Grip My Swinging Style(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACA-11 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACA-12 Various - 悪報瓦盤 ~Standard & Respect~ Various 悪報瓦盤 ~Standard & Respect~(CD, Comp, RE) Bad News Records BACA-12 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACA-13 NaturalPunchDrunker* - Hereafter NaturalPunchDrunker* Hereafter(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACA-13 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACA-15 Easy Grip - The End Of The World Easy Grip The End Of The World(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACA-15 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
BACA-16 Goofy's Holiday - Now And Then, Here And There Goofy's Holiday Now And Then, Here And There(CD, Comp) Bad News Records BACA-16 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
BACA-17 Dr.Snufkin - 月夜の花 Dr.Snufkin 月夜の花(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACA-17 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
BACA-18 テルスター - 心ふるわせたこと テルスター 心ふるわせたこと(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACA-18 Japan 2005 Sell This Version
BACA-19 テルスター - ある決意 テルスター ある決意(CD, MiniAlbum) Bad News Records, teku-teku Disc BACA-19 Japan 2006 Sell This Version
BACA-21 Dr.Snufkin - アジア Dr.Snufkin アジア(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACA-21 Japan 2006 Sell This Version
BACA-22 ヒダリ - ワインとチョコレート ヒダリ ワインとチョコレート(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACA-22 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
BACA-23 DJ Bobo James A.K.A. Dev Large - Hard To The Core DJ Bobo James A.K.A. Dev Large DJ Bobo James A.K.A. Dev Large - Hard To The Core(CD, Comp) Bad News Records BACA-23 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
BACA-24 DJ Bobo James A.K.A D.L.* - Mellow Madness DJ Bobo James A.K.A D.L.* DJ Bobo James A.K.A D.L.* - Mellow Madness(CD, Comp) Bad News Records BACA-24 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
BACA-25 DJ Bobo James A.K.A D.L.* - Absolutely Bad DJ Bobo James A.K.A D.L.* DJ Bobo James A.K.A D.L.* - Absolutely Bad(CD, Comp) Bad News Records BACA-25 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
BACA-26 Telstar* - We Love You! You Love Us! Telstar* We Love You! You Love Us!(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACA-26 Japan 2010 Sell This Version
BACA-27 D.L* A.K.A Bobo James* - Ooparts (Lost 10 Years Buddha No Isan) D.L* A.K.A Bobo James* D.L* A.K.A Bobo James* - Ooparts (Lost 10 Years Buddha No Isan)(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACA-27 Japan 2011 Sell This Version
BACA-28 Bomi - A_B Bomi A_B(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACA-28 Japan 2016 Sell This Version
BACY-1 Funky DL - When Love Is Breaking Down... Funky DL When Love Is Breaking Down...(CD, Album) Bad News Records, Miclife BACY-1 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
BACY-2 Funky DL - Classic Was The Day Funky DL Classic Was The Day(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-2 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
BACY-3 Funky DL - Heartfelt Integrity Funky DL Heartfelt Integrity(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-3 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
BACY-4 Funky DL - One Another Funky DL One Another(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-4 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
BACY-5 Lone Catalysts - Hip Hop Lone Catalysts Hip Hop(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-5 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
BACY-6 Various - Rising Son Various Rising Son(CD, Comp) Bad News Records BACY-6 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
BACY-7 Various - Year One Various Year One(CD, Comp, RE) Bad News Records BACY-7 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
BACY-8 Tub Ring - Drake Equation Tub Ring Drake Equation(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-8 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
BACY-9 Def Tex - Serene Bug Def Tex Serene Bug(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-9 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
BACY-10 The Eternals (4) - The Eternals The Eternals (4) The Eternals(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-10 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
BACY-11 Asheru And Blue Black Of The Unspoken Heard Asheru And Blue Black Of The Unspoken Heard - Soon Come... (Album) BACY-11 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
BACY-14 Funky DL - Blackcurrent Jazz Funky DL Blackcurrent Jazz(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-14 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
BACY-15 Tub Ring - Book Of Water Tub Ring Book Of Water(CD, Comp, Enh) Bad News Records BACY-15 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
BACY-16 Mission: - One Mission: One(CD, Album, Dig) Bad News Records BACY-16 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACY-17 Edan - Primitive Plus Edan Primitive Plus(CD, Album, Dig) Bad News Records, Miclife BACY-17 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACY-18 Various - Showdown Records: Soundcheck 1 Various Showdown Records: Soundcheck 1(CD, Album) Bad News Records, Miclife BACY-18 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACY-19 Square One (2) - Walk Of Life Square One (2) Walk Of Life(CD, Album, Dig) Bad News Records, Miclife BACY-19 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACY-20 808 State - Outpost Transmission 808 State Outpost Transmission(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-20 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACY-21 Richy Pitch - Live At Home Richy Pitch Live At Home(CD, Album) Bad News Records, Miclife BACY-21 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACY-23 Diecast - Day Of Reckoning Diecast Day Of Reckoning(CD, Album, RE) Bad News Records BACY-23 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACY-25 Funky DL - Rhyme Travel Vol.1 Funky DL Rhyme Travel Vol.1(CD, Comp) Miclife, Bad News Records BACY-25 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACY-26 Funky DL - Rhyme Travel Vol.2 Funky DL Rhyme Travel Vol.2(CD, Comp) Miclife, Bad News Records BACY-26 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACY-27 Slitheryn - Slitheryn Slitheryn Slitheryn(CD, Comp, Enh) Bad News Records BACY-27 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACY-28 Time Of Orchids - Melonwhisper Time Of Orchids Melonwhisper(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-28 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACY-29 Djinji Brown - Sirround Sound Djinji Brown Sirround Sound(CD, Album, Dig) Miclife, Bad News Records BACY-29 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACY-30 El Da Sensei - Relax Relate Release El Da Sensei Relax Relate Release(CD, Album, Dig) Miclife, Bad News Records BACY-30 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACY-32 Eighteen Visions - Vanity Eighteen Visions Vanity(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-32 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACY-33 Tub Ring - Fermi Paradox Tub Ring Fermi Paradox(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-33 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACY-34 Headnodic - Tuesday Headnodic Tuesday(CD, Album) Miclife, Bad News Records BACY-34 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACY-35 Harakiri (2) - Twilight Of The Idols Harakiri (2) Twilight Of The Idols(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-35 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACY-36 HKB Finn - Vitalistics HKB Finn Vitalistics(CD, Album) Miclife, Bad News Records BACY-36 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
BACY-38 3582 - Situational Ethics 3582 Situational Ethics(CD, Album) Miclife BACY-38 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
BACY-39 3582 - The Living Soul 3582 The Living Soul(CD, Album) Miclife, Bad News Records BACY-39 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
BACY-40 The Beat Kids - Open Rhythm System The Beat Kids Open Rhythm System(CD, Album) Miclife BACY-40 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
BACY-41 J. Sands - The Breaks Vol.1 J. Sands The Breaks Vol.1(CD, Album) Miclife, Bad News Records BACY-41 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
BACY-42 Curse (3) - Vom Feinsten Curse (3) Vom Feinsten(CD, Comp) Miclife BACY-42 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
BACY-43 Electric:* - Life's A Struggle Electric:* Life's A Struggle(CD, Album) Miclife, Bad News Records BACY-43 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
BACY-44 Various - 7 Heads R Better Than 1: No Edge-Ups In South Africa Vol. 1 Various 7 Heads R Better Than 1: No Edge-Ups In South Africa Vol. 1(CD, Comp) Miclife BACY-44 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
BACY-45 Apani* - Story 2 Tell Apani* Story 2 Tell(CD, Album) Miclife BACY-45 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
BACY-46 Various - Miclife - Hip Hop Don't Stop Various Miclife - Hip Hop Don't Stop(CD, Comp, Enh) Miclife BACY-46 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
BACY-47 Insight (2) - Targeting Zones Insight (2) Targeting Zones(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-47 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
BACY-48 Eulorhythmics - Sociology Eulorhythmics Sociology(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-48 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
BACY-49 Soloplexus - Illusive Avenues Of 6 Intrinsic Musicians Soloplexus Illusive Avenues Of 6 Intrinsic Musicians(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-49 Japan 2005 Sell This Version
BACY-50 Time Machine (2) - TM Radio Time Machine (2) TM Radio(CD, Comp) Bad News Records BACY-50 Japan 2005 Sell This Version
BACY-51 Funky DL - Since 77 Funky DL Since 77(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-51 Japan 2005 Sell This Version
BACY-52 Funky DL - The Classic Fantasy Funky DL The Classic Fantasy(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-52 Japan 2005 Sell This Version
BACY-53 Fine Artz - Persuit Of Perfection Fine Artz Persuit Of Perfection(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-53 Japan 2006 Sell This Version
BACY-054 ShinSight Trio - Shallow Nights Blurry Moon ShinSight Trio Shallow Nights Blurry Moon(CD, Album, Dig) Bad News Records BACY-054 Japan 2006 Sell This Version
BACY-55 Curse (3) - Sinnflut Curse (3) Sinnflut(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-55 Japan 2006 Sell This Version
BACY-56 Funky DL - The Jazz That Was Forgotten Funky DL The Jazz That Was Forgotten(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-56 Japan 2008 Sell This Version
BACY-57 Funky DL - Best of...Artist Selection Funky DL Best of...Artist Selection(CD, Comp) Bad News Records BACY-57 Japan 2008 Sell This Version
BACY-58 Various - Punk Goes Crunk Various Punk Goes Crunk(CD, Comp) Bad News Records BACY-58 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
BACY-60 Gemini Infinity - Love Chase Dream Gemini Infinity Love Chase Dream(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-60 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
BACY-61 Funky DL - A Classic Example Of A... Funky DL A Classic Example Of A...(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-61 Japan 2010 Sell This Version
BACY-62 ShinSight Trio - Where's There A Moon That Is Mine ShinSight Trio Where's There A Moon That Is Mine(CD, Album) Bad News Records BACY-62 Japan 2010 Sell This Version
BN001 Diamantes - Okinawa Latina Diamantes Okinawa Latina(CD, Album) Bad News Records BN001 Japan 1992 Sell This Version
BN002 Cyril Neville & The Uptown Allstars - The Fire This Time Cyril Neville & The Uptown Allstars The Fire This Time(CD, Album) Bad News Records BN002 Japan 1994 Sell This Version
BN003 Cyril Neville & The Uptown Allstars - The Fire This Time Cyril Neville & The Uptown Allstars The Fire This Time(LP, Album) Bad News Records, Bad News Records BN003 Japan 1994 Sell This Version
BN-004 Deff Generation - Medicine Deff Generation Medicine(CD, Album) Bad News Records BN-004 Japan 1994 Sell This Version
BN-005 George Porter Jr* - Count On You George Porter Jr* Count On You(CD, Album) Bad News Records BN-005 Japan 1994 Sell This Version
BN-006 Gil Scott-Heron - Spirits Gil Scott-Heron Spirits(CD, Album) Bad News Records BN-006 Japan 1994 Sell This Version
BN-007 Mamadou Doumbia (3) - Mandinka Acoustic - Sobe Mamadou Doumbia (3) Mandinka Acoustic - Sobe(CD, Album) Bad News Records BN-007 Japan 1994 Sell This Version
BN-010 Carla Olson With Mick Taylor And Percy Sledge - Carla Olson With Mick Taylor And Percy Sledge Carla Olson With Mick Taylor And Percy Sledge Carla Olson With Mick Taylor And Percy Sledge - Carla Olson With Mick Taylor And Percy Sledge(CD, Album) Bad News Records BN-010 Japan 1994 Sell This Version
BN-013 Various Ragga Jamaica Volume II(CD, Comp) Bad News Records BN-013 Japan 1994 Sell This Version
BN-016 Carla Olson - The Best Of Carla Olson - Gotta Get Back Home Carla Olson The Best Of Carla Olson - Gotta Get Back Home(CD, Album, Comp) Bad News Records BN-016 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
BN-019 Various - Japan Blues Carnival '96 Various Japan Blues Carnival '96(CD, Comp) Bad News Records BN-019 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
BN-020 Diamantes - Viva!!夏色/この青い空を君に Diamantes Viva!!夏色/この青い空を君に(CD, Ltd) Bad News Records BN-020 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
BN-100 Diamantes - Eisa Special E.P. Diamantes Eisa Special E.P.(CD, EP) Bad News Records BN-100 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
BN-101 Various - 日本音圧協会 Vol.2 - Nihon On-atsu Association! Vol.2 Various 日本音圧協会 Vol.2 - Nihon On-atsu Association! Vol.2(CD, Comp) Bad News Records BN-101 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
BN-102 くるり* - もしもし くるり* もしもし(CD, Album) Bad News Records BN-102 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
BN-103 くるり* - ファンデリア くるり* ファンデリア(CD, Album) Bad News Records BN-103 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
BN-107 Various - 日本音圧協会 Vol.3 - Nihon On-atsu Association! Vol.3 Various 日本音圧協会 Vol.3 - Nihon On-atsu Association! Vol.3(CD, Comp) Bad News Records BN-107 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
BN-108 Boat (2) - Fruits☆Lee Boat (2) Fruits☆Lee(CD, Album) Bad News Records BN-108 Japan 1998 Sell This Version