CC = Compact Cassette. CD = Compact Disc. CDR = CD Recordable. EP = Extended play vinyl single. DVD = Digital Video Disk. DVDA = DVD Audio disk. HDCD = High Density CD. iPad = Apple iPad only music file. LP = Vinyl album. MD = Mini Disc. MP3 = Downloadable MP3 files. NET = Downloadable formats other than MP3. SACD = SACD. VHS = VHS video tape.
Raven USA based classical music label that specialises in pipe organ works or music that feature that instrument prominently. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CD.
Raven Records A re-issue label based in Australia that specialises in pop and rock, primarily material from the 50ís into the early 80ís, notably their releases are exclusively from the English language sphere. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CD.
Real World British label that puts out "World Music", a term that apparently is meant to mean music free from Anglo-Saxon influences but in practical terms means popularist music from third world countries sprinkled with some musical tourism, i.e. almost the reverse, part of the EMI group. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CD.
Rounder Records USA based label that publishes bluegrass and similar under their own name, Reagge music under the Heartbeat brand, blues and jazz records under the Bullseye in addition to publishing under the easydisc, Zoë and Philo labels. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CD.
Rune Grammofon Norwegian label that specialises in publishing "modern Norwegian music", that's Scandinavian jazz and 20th century classical to you and me. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CD. Rune Grammofon, Akersgaten 7, 0158 Oslo, Norway. Fax : +47 23 35 80 01 Email : rune at grappa.no
Rycodisc US based label that publishes mostly rock, world music and new age, in the 80's one of the most adventurous of all labels but is now mostly a run of the mill reissue label. Also publishes under the Gramavision, Hanibal, Slow River, Tradition and Ryko Latino labels and owns the Hifi records and Candescence catalogues. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CD.
Sheffield Lab Long running audiophile label based in the USA, publishes the usual fare for such a label in the form of classical music, jazz and similar light contemporary music, mostly new recordings made by them but also some reissues. Some titles available in gold plated CD form and they also publish under the Inner Circle Recordings label. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CD.
Simply Vinyl UK based audiophile label that re-releases LP's from majors on a high quality 180g vinyl. Big catalogue that covers jazz, classical, pop and rock best sellers, but a tad unadventurous, highly recommended nevertheless. -- Official homepage Formats supported : LP.
Songlines Recordings Small Canadian Jazz/World music label. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CD, SACD. Songlines Recordings, 3036 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6K 1X3 Canada. Phone : +604 737 1632. Fax : +604 737 1678. Email : treif at songlines.com
Sony Music This is the old CBS record company, a true multinational that covers almost any style of music, owns labels such as CBS, Columbia and Epic. Unlike most other labels Sony's SACD releases are UDF format only so they will not play back on CD players, however they are also slightly cheaper than full price releases from other publishers. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CC, LP, SACD, DVD, CD, MD. Sony Classical UK Homepage
Speakers Corner German audiophile label that puts out music on a 180 gr. virgin vinyl, this includes the classical catalogues of Decca, DG, Philips, Deram, Mercury etc. etc. etc., sound quality on some of their pressings is dream like. -- Official homepage Formats supported : LP.
Stockfisch Records German audiophile label that deals primarily with acoustic guitar music but has released material from other genres inc. classical music. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CD, LP, SACD. Distributed in the Czech Republic by RP Audio
Synkronos Tiny label based in Philadelphia, USA, puts out instrumental electronic and or "progressive" music, not as active currently as it was a few years back. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CD.