One of the faster-growing recent indie label
s, founded by L.A. club
fan Brian Perera in '92. First releases included Motorhead
. Soon home to Goth
s such as Christian Death
Its Hypnotic imprint stays reasonably on top of the techno and dance scene, scoring big with the Chemistry Set and Into the Mix line. Purple Pyramid handles prog and classic lines, and Deadline handles glam/metal. Artists include System 7, Transmutator and 808 State.