URBNET Records

URBNET Records

Infobox record label
name = URBNET Records

parent =
founded = 1999
founder = Darryl Rodway & Janusz Jarosinski
defunct =
distributor = Fontana North Distribution
genre = Hip-Hop, Indie rock
country = Canada
location = Toronto
url = http://www.urbnetrecords.com

URBNET Records is an independent record label, mainly known for its roster of Canadian Hip-Hop recording artists and bands. URBNET was formed by Darryl Rodway and Janusz Jarosinski in 1999. The Toronto based label was started to provide distribution, marketing and promotional services to a growing list of unsigned Urban music artists throughout Canada. URBNET was distributed by EMI Music Canada from 2002-2003, Outside Music from 2003-2006 and is presently distributed in Canada by Fontana Distribution (North), a subsidiary of Universal Music Canada. Recently, URBNET has expanded its musical reach with a growing roster of alternative rock artists and groups. The first of these new music signings, include Toronto based Punk/R&B duo The Carps.

Current (active) bands

* The Carps
* Classified
* D-Sisive
* DL Incognito
* Eternia
* Gee Wunder
* Grand Analog
* nAnA
* Jay Bizzy
* J-Bru
* Mindbender
* Mood Ruff
* OK Cobra
* The Quartertones
* Red Ants
* Tru-Paz
* Wordburglar

ee also

* List of record labels

External links

* [http://www.urbnetrecords.com Official Label Website]
* [http://www.urbnetpodcast.com Official Label Podcast]
* [http://www.myspace.com/urbnet Official Label MySpace Profile]
* [http://www.exclaim.ca/articles/multiarticlesub.aspx?csid1=76&csid2=858&fid1=4679 Exclaim!: Label Life Feature: URBNET Records]

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