Posts tagged as comedy labels

Jonah Ray Launches Comedy/Music Label Literally Figurative Records

Meltdown and Nerdist cohost Jonah Ray just launched his own imprint label through AST Records called Literally Figurative. Through the label, Ray will release a series of 7-inch records called The Mutual Appreciation Society that will feature "a comic on one side and band they are friends with on the other." Comic/band combinations will include Wil Wheaton/Nerf Herder, Rhea Butcher/G.S. Schray, Matt Mira/Jenny Owen Youngs, and Jonah Ray/Mikal Cronin. Also set for a release via Literally Figurative are Nick Youssef's debut album Stop Not Owning This, Matt Dwyer's debut LP, and a 7-inch from comedian Paige Weldon. For more information, head over to Ray's blog.

Team Coco Is Launching a Comedy Label This Summer

Conan O'Brien has always been one to help spotlight up-and-coming standups, and Deadline reports that Team Coco is planning to take that even further by launching a comedy label this summer. The company says the idea for the new record label "was born of a desire to help shine a spotlight on rising comedians while allowing them more creative control and a greater stake in the success of the release." The first release from the Team Coco label will be the debut standup album from Ian Edwards called 100% Half Assed. Edwards has appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Late Night with Conan [...]