|Parent company||Caltex Trading, Inc.|
|Country of origin||US|
|Location||Canoga Park, California|
|Official website|| www|
Caltex Records (Persian : کلتکس رکوردز) is a record label based in Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 1980 by Iranian American immigrant Mehrdad Pakravan. The label focuses on Iranian music. In 1994, the label represented 75% of Persian musical artists in the world in part due to the exodus of musicians from Iran after the government banned popular music.
in 2019Caltex Records made Caltex Music officially which is a Digital Streaming Service like Spottify or Apple Music.
Artists and bands who have recorded with Caltex Records include:
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