Radar’s label of the month is Tsuba Records:
Launched in January 2006 by Kevin Griffiths, Tsuba is regarded as one of the world’s key players in underground house music, releasing deep & soulful house and techno. This is not simply PR spin, but a fact backed up by RA’s all time top 100 most charted labels, where Tsuba sits behind Crosstown Rebels as the second UK label in the list.
Tsuba is about forward thinking, underground club music with depth and longevity, and has an artist roster made up of some of the worlds most desirable producers:
Alex Niggemann,Bearweasel, BLM, Danton Eeprom, David K, Dyed Soundorom, Eric Borgo, Ethyl and Huxley, Federico Molinari, Geddes,Geddes and Mic Newman, Hector, Huxley, Jordan Peak, Justin Drake, Kevin Griffiths, Mic Newman, Moodtrap, Moodymanc, Motorcitysoul,Okain, Parker Pooley, Peace Division, Rio Padice, Samann, Sascha Dive, Spencer Parker, Subb-an, Tazz, Tazz and Giovanni, Williams
The Tsuba philosophy is to focus on quality in all aspects of the label, first and foremost the music, closely followed by artwork, packaging and label events. There are two offshoots, Tsuba Colours for limited edition coloured vinyl & digital releases and Tsuba Limited for purely vinyl only releases.
Tsuba regularly holds parties at Fabric in London and Watergate in Berlin,with the next party at a secret location in East London on 12th May:
Click HERE to find out more about Tsuba