And we put out records, too!

By hmvh hmvh
updated about 1 month ago

A select and alphabetical list of brands, companies, institutions, and organisations that are famous for (or associated with) many things -- except releasing music or other eligible audio recordings.

Music magazines/publications have purposely been excluded from this list, nor is this list meant to be exhaustive; it merely serves to showcase some of the more unexpected players in the "music business".

Comments and opinions expressed are those of the maintainer of the list and do not necessarily reflect the views of discogs.com, its management, its shareholders, or those of other users. All rights reserved. Batteries not included.

Related lists:
- Music Magazines;
- Hi-Fi equipment manufacturers;
- Traditional TV/radio broadcasters.

  1. 1

    AOL

    AOL

    ** B010000012f4ced... NO CARRIER

  2. Amnesty International

    Righting human wrongs.

  3. 3

    Amway

    Amway

    Get-rich-quick schemers...

  4. Apple Inc.

    Before and beyond iTunes, iPods, iPhones, iPads...

  5. 5

    Atari

    Atari

    Way more than just chiptunes!

    See also Electronic Arts, Nintendo, Dynamix (3), THQ, and Konami.

  6. Barclays Bank

    You can bank on it...

  7. 7

    BASF

    BASF

    Because records and tapes are made of chemicals, too...

  8. 8

    Bastei

    Bastei

    Puzzling, to say the least.

  9. Bio-Tex Recording

    Washing powder and other clean fun.

  10. Boehringer Ingelheim

    German pharmaceutical company.

  11. BRAVO (7)

    Hugely influential German teenie magazine

  12. British Airways

    Once the world's favourite airline...

  13. Burger King

    Have it your way.

  14. Carnegie Mellon University

    The famed university itself.

  15. Butan Wear

    Clothing and hip-hop. 'nuff said.

  16. Carrefour

    French supermarket chain with exclusive versions, similar to Walmart.

  17. 18

    Casio

    Casio

    Keyboards, calculators and watches...

  18. Chevrolet

    "Braaivleis, rugby, sonskyn en Chevrolet"...

  19. 20

    Chevron

    Chevron

    The power company.

  20. Ciba-Geigy

    Swiss pharmaceutical powerhouse.

  21. Chick-fil-A

    Chicken sandwiches and children's stories.

  22. Coca-Cola

    Coke is it. It's the real thing.

  23. Dagbladet

    Norwegian newspaper.

  24. DAF Trucks

    Keep truckin'