Below Par Records


Below Par Records

infobox record label
name = Below Par Records


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founded = 2000
owners = Jai Al-Attas
Mark Catanzariti
Matthew Hawkes
distributor = Virgin/EMI
genre = various
country = AUS
location = Darlinghurst, New South Wales
url = [http://belowpar.org/ Below Par Records website]

Below Par Records is an Australian independent record label established in 2000 by three sixteen year old Sydney high school students, Jai Al-Attas, Mark Catanzariti and Steven Chalker.

In 2001, Matt Hawkes replaced Steven Chalker as the third partner. Below Par Records won the Nescafe Big Break competition in 2002 [ [http://www.nescafebigbreak.com.au/winners/2002/belowparrecords.asp Nestlé Australia: NESCAFÉ Coffee ] ] and, in 2003, Below Par Records went into a label development deal with Eleven owned by John Watson and Melissa Chenery. In 2005 Below Par Records started an imprint called OK!Relax in which they released records by The Scare and Die!Die!Die!. Today, Below Par Records is home to gold selling artist Kisschasy as well as Something With Numbers, The Scare and Soft Tigers. Below Par Records is distributed by Virgin/EMI in Australia and New Zealand.

Current and Former Signings

*Brand New
*The Colour
*Die!Die!Die!
*In the Grey
*Jim Ward
*Kisschasy
*Last Years Hero
*MC Lars
*The Scare
*Soft Tigers
*Something With Numbers
*Vaux
*Yellowcard

See Also

* Below Par Records discography
* List of record labels

References

External Links

* [http://www.belowpar.org/ Official site]


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