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|Distributor(s)|| The Orchard |
|Genre|| Americana |
|Country of origin||England|
|Location||Ladbroke Grove, London|
Loose is a British independent record label based in Ladbroke Grove, London.
In 1998, Loose was formed from the vinyl only record label, Vinyl Junkie, which was set up in 1994 by Tom Bridgewater.
Since 1998, Loose has released music by the following artists: Sturgill Simpson, Giant Sand, Townes Van Zandt, Steve Earle, M Ward, Mark Mulcahy, Neko Case, The Handsome Family, The Felice Brothers, Dawes, Deer Tick, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Justin Townes Earle and Grand Drive.
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