Episode #130 : Indie Label Spotlight: Compass Records

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Compass Records was founded in 1994 by artists Garry West and Alison Brown. Called “one of the greatest independent labels of the last decade” by Billboard, Compass specializes in roots, bluegrass, and Americana — and boasts the largest Celtic catalog in the world. On this episode, we hear about the label’s philosophy and history from co-founder Garry West. Compass artist Laura Cortese also shares her perspective.


Garry West (Compass Records)
Laura Cortese (Musician)

Molly Tuttle “Save This Heart”
Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards “California Calling”
Alison Browne “Carolina In The Pines (ft. Indigo Girls)”
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