compost black label
Compost Black Label is the german independent music rlabel, founded in 2003 by Michael Reinboth, and a sub-label of Compost Records, the electronic label, based in Munich, and founded in 1994.
Compost Records evolved in its 15 years of existence from a small one-man bedroom label to a very productive and creative business located in a Loft-style office in East-Munich. Today Compost Records has about 30 exclusive artists and 60 non-exclusive projects, 350 releases (fragmented in ca. 100 CDs cat no and 250 vinyl cat no), plus several releases (circa 100 cat no) on five subsidiary labels: Drumpoet Community, Angora Steel, Compost Black Label which are active, vital and bubbling, while the previously before 2000 founded sublabels Compose, Jazzanova Compost Records (JCR) and Compute are inactive unlively, but Compost exploiting most of the back catalogue of the inoperative labels. All label trademarks are part of Compost Medien GmbH & Co KG.
In spring 2003, Michael Reinboth founded another platform for more club-oriented electronic music. The Compost Black Label unites a variety of both newcomer and internationally renowned house and electro composers, such as Peter Kruder, Christian Prommer, Manuel Tur, Alex Attias, Roland Appel, Matt Flores, Phreek Plus One, TJ Kong & Nuno Dos Santos, Patrick Pulsinger, Zwicker, Johnwaynes, Jay Shepheard, dan Mela, Dodi Palese, Sarras, DJ Enne, Turntablerocker, SHOW-B, Ogris Debris or Shahrokh. The Compost´s sub-label output feeds the worldwide dancefloors and is also celebrated at the “Compost Black Label Sessions” at Munich´s popular clubs Die Registratur, Harry Klein and Bob Beaman.