- 11 Jan 12
Having lit a fire under the punk scene and introduced the world to bands as diverse as Aslan, Microdisney and The Blades, Reekus Records’ is celebrating its 30th birthday. Founder Elvera Butler explains what inspires the ongoing adventure.
For over 30 years independent Irish label Reekus has been synonymous with high quality rock’n’roll. Much like UK indies Stiff and Rough Trade, Reekus has specialised in signing talent from across the spectrum of the alternative scene. Their early discoveries included The Blades, Microdisney, Big Self and Aslan, while more recently, they’ve put out albums by Perry Blake, David Hopkins, Saville and superstars-in-the-making Sweet Jane.
Too Late To Stop Now is out now on Reekus Records.