Etage Noir Recordings is a music record based in Linz, Austria and was founded in 2004 by Parov Stelar and since then released all of his albums and numerous singles, as well as music of artists from all over the world. Parov Stelar, by his real name MArcus Füreder is both a musician and a DJ. After gaining experience as a DJ at nightclubs during the mid-late 1990s, Parov Stelar got involved in producing and publishing in 2000.
After early works under the pseudonym Plasma and his real name, and also being a partner of the label Bushido Recordings, in 2004 he started producing under the pseudonym Parov Stelar. In the same year he founded his own label: Etage Noir Recordings.
Etage Noir Recordings is a label for electronic music. It´s style is mainly influenced by the Electro-Swing productions of founder and main artist Parov Stelar. His first release, for Etage Noir, "KissKiss EP" and the soon after released LP "Rough Cuts", provided him immediate breakthrough on the international electronic music scene. His specific approach to music production, combined with a proven sense of sound aesthetics, led to massive reaction of audience and colleagues all around the world, giving him reputation as the founder of a new genre: "electro swing".
The austrian imprint is as well home of other artists with Jazz-influenced House and Downtempo productions like Cayetano, Loopa Scava or Roland Schwarz, Mike Rigler, Andy Korg, Lorbi, Just Banks, Wolf Myer Orchestra, Louie Austen, Roland Schwarz, Lasch, amonst many others.
Sublabel : Etage Noir Special.