What bands signed to Sub Pop?

What bands signed to Sub Pop?

The label’s roster includes Fleet Foxes, Beach House, The Postal Service, Sleater-Kinney, Flight of the Conchords, Foals, Blitzen Trapper, Father John Misty, clipping., Shabazz Palaces, Bully, METZ, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, TV Priest and The Shins.

When did Sub Pop start?

Founded by Bruce Pavitt and Jonathan Poneman in 1988, Sub Pop Records is a medium-sized independent record label based in Seattle, WA.

Who founded Sub Pop?

Bruce Pavitt
Jonathan Poneman
Sub Pop/Founders

Was Pearl Jam on Sub Pop?

Several of the surviving members of the band, along with guest vocalist, Eddie Vedder, went on to form Pearl Jam and came to Sub Pop with their first single. We opted to pass and have been kicking ourselves with #DocMartens ever since.

When did Nirvana leave Sub Pop?

Nirvana (band)

Years active 1987–1994
Labels Sub Pop DGC
Associated acts Foo Fighters Fecal Matter Melvins Scream Sweet 75 Giants in the Trees
Website nirvana.com

How much did Sub Pop make from Nirvana?

Nirvana’s initial contract with Sub Pop was for a one-year term, between January 1, 1989 and December 31, 1989, for which the band would be paid $600. Two additional option years were included as well, if the terms of the contract were met by both parties.

Can you visit Sub Pop Records?

But there is also Sub Pop’s other location, which opened at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in 2014, and has been a hit with travelers. The press release for the South Lake Union store noted that you can now “visit a Sub Pop store” without risking “a cavity search to get in.”

Who signed Geffen Nirvana?

Sonic Youth were even part of the reason Beck came to Geffen [three years later]. David Geffen had more on the ball than most A&R people when it came to understanding the core of this music, and it was Sonic Youth’s trust in the label that helped bring Nirvana to Geffen.

Who signed Nirvana first?

Sub Pop
In what is now a brilliant case of foresight, but at the time was a wild flight of fancy, indie record label Sub Pop agreed to sign Nirvana to their first record dea—for the princely sum of $600. Five months later, Nirvana fulfilled their contract with the release of their first full-length studio album, Bleach.

Who founded Atlantic Records?

Ahmet Ertegun
Herb Abramson
Atlantic Records/Founders

Is Sub Pop an indie label?

Forged around the homegrown grunge scene, Sub Pop became one of America’s most influential indie music labels, helping break bands like Nirvana, Soundgarden and Mudhoney, its star rising with theirs. Sub Pop became as synonymous with Seattle as Starbucks and rain.

How do I submit to a Sub Pop?

How do I submit my music? If you would like us to hear your music, please, share it to our email account at [email protected]. PLEASE DO NOT SEND AUDIO FILES TO THIS ADDRESS, simply send links to your audio hosted elsewhere on the cyberweb.

Who was Nirvana signed to?

Geffen RecordsDGC Records
Nirvana/Record labels