Browse NMC Recordings here
NMC Recordings is a multi-award winning new music charity devoted to enriching cultural life by connecting listeners all around the world to contemporary classical music from Britain and Ireland. In 2015, NMC became the first organisation to receive the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society’s Leslie Boosey Award for “its outstanding contribution to the furthering of contemporary music in Britain”. Founded in 1989, NMC has released close to 300 recordings encompassing established composers and emerging talent.
At NMC, we think it's important to support our vibrant new music community and connect audiences around the world to great recordings. We offer project management and worldwide exclusive physical and digital distribution to the following labels:
Browse Psappha here
Psappha is the North West’s only stand-alone professional contemporary classical music ensemble. Founded in 1991 the group is dedicated to commissioning, performing and promoting new music – particularly by living composers and emerging musicians.
Throughout its 30-year career, Psappha has commissioned and premiered music by more than 500 composers and has performed across the UK and worldwide on five continents. Psappha supports composers at all stages of their careers, inviting them to work with its core musicians to create, develop and present new work. The group also launched its own record label in 1997, and its catalogue of recordings are set for re-release in 2021 through its new relationship with NMC Recordings.
Browse Birmingham Record Company here
Birmingham Record Company presents eclectic and exciting new releases by artists who challenge, innovate and transform ideas of music today. Based at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire in the heart of the UK and with an international outlook.
Browse Club Inègales Label here
A completely unique concept, Club Inégales is based at Euston London where Peter Wiegold has directed some 80 performances since 2011. Guests have included, free improviser Evan Parker, folk singer Chris Wood and early music specialist Paula Chateauneuf.
The Club Inégales label draws from these cross-genre, cross-discipline collaborations, releasing highlights of the work of the resident band Notes Inégales with various partners. The music is directed by composer Peter Wiegold, and the co-director of the label is composer Martin Butler.
Browse Huddersfield Contemporary Records here
Founded in 2009, Huddersfield Contemporary Records (HCR) is a label devoted to new music. Based at the University of Huddersfield, and established in partnership between CeReNeM (the Centre for Research in New Music), Huddersfield University Press, and hcmf//, HCR features both established and emerging artists at the cutting edge of music making, including diverse innovations in instrumental composition, electronics, and free improvisation.
Browse London Sinfonietta Label here
The London Sinfonietta’s mission is to place the best contemporary classical music at the heart of today’s culture; engaging and challenging the public through inspiring performances of the highest standard, and taking risks to develop new work and talent.
The London Sinfonietta’s recordings present a catalogue of 20th-century classics, on numerous prestigious labels as well as the ensemble's own London Sinfonietta Label and NMC Recordings.
Browse multi.modal Label here
multi.modal is a new London based record label that muddies the borders between improvisation, field recording
and composition. Each release on the label will triangulate these artistic spaces and reflect contemporary music
practices, which tend to be collaborative and multimodal.
multi.modal is curated by composers and artists Claudia Molitor and Tullis Rennie, based at SPARC (Sound Practice
and Research @ City), a research centre at the Music Department of City, University of London.