Following the launch of FIVEUNDERFIFTEEN with IMPALA last month, we continue our focus on young labels, putting the spotlight on five labels each time from different countries across Europe – all voted by their peers as the best local young label. After starting in the north and east, this month we head to Switzerland, Belgium, … Read More

Pure Gold: Martin Goldschmidt on Cooking Vinyl’s unplanned success

Martin Goldschmidt was busying fighting Margaret Thatcher when he accidentally fell into the music business. The Cooking Vinyl boss was organising anti-nuclear concerts around the UK in the early ‘80s when one particularly ferocious anarcho-punk act, The Poison Girls, asked him to manage them. “I looked every bit like a political activist,” he tells The Independent … Read More