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Bomp! Records

Bomp! Records
Founded 1974
Founder Greg Shaw (with partner Suzy Shaw)
Genre Garage rock, punk rock, protopunk, glam rock, power pop, new wave, indie
Country of origin United States
Location Los Angeles, California
Official website www.bomp.com

Bomp! Records is an Los Angeles-based record label formed in 1974 by fanzine publisher and music historian Greg Shaw.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Notable artists 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

Mick Farren with Patrick Boissel at the signing of the BOMP! book at Freakbeat Records in Sherman Oaks, California

The label has featured punk, pop, powerpop, garage rock, new wave, old school rock, neo-psychedelia among other genres, and its roster has included artists such as The Modern Lovers, Iggy & The Stooges, Stiv Bators & The Dead Boys, 20/20, Shoes, Devo, The Weirdos, The Romantics, Spacemen 3, The Germs, SIN 34, Jeff Dahl, The Brian Jonestown Massacre and Black Lips.

Shaw died from heart failure at the age of 55 on October 19, 2004. Bomp! Records is currently headed by his ex-wife and lifelong partner, Suzy Shaw.[1]

Along with Mick Farren, Suzy Shaw co-authored Bomp: Saving The World One Record At A Time, published by Ammo Books in 2007.[1] In 2009 Bomp! and Ugly Things published a follow-up, Bomp 2 – Born In The Garage, edited by Suzy Shaw and Mike Stax.

Notable artists

Listed alphabetically

See also

References

  1. ^ a b (by Suzy Shaw and Mick Farren)Bomp: Saving The World One Record At A Time

External links

  • Bomp! Records Official site
  • Bomp: Saving The World One Record At A Time (by Suzy Shaw and Mick Farren) (Defunct prior to 8/11)
  • The Bomp! History lesson (Defunct prior to 8/11)
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