Anyone fancy making a best of Epitaph playlist?
Spotify pumps up punk content with Epitaph
May 26, 2009
In the past couple of months we’ve announced a number of deals add more classical and indie content to Spotify. Today we’re announcing something a little different, we’re really happy to let you know that we’ll be bolstering our punk and alternative rock catalogue with amazing content from Epitaph Records.
Epitaph is a California based label owned by Brett Gurewitz, founding member of Bad Religion. From its California punk rock roots with bands such as The Offsping, Rancid, Pennywise and NOFX, Epitaph has evolved into a leading independent label. It’s current artists range from Converge to Escape The Fate, Set Your Goals, New Found Glory, Ghost Of A Thousand, The Blackout, Frank Turner and Every Time I Die.
They launched The Anti label in the late nineties and features Tom Waits, Neko Case, Bettye Lavette, Joe Henry, Booker T, Jason Lytle and William Elliot Whitmore, just to name a few. Burning Heart Records is also part of the Epitaph group and has albums released by Millencolin, Refused, INC, Kid Down, Sounds Like Violence, Raised Fist and The Hives.
And while announcements are great, even better is actually getting the music so we’re really excited that the first batch of music from Epitaph is available in today’s music update.