Welcome

Black and Tan is an independent record label & publishing company. We founded the company in 1998 and we’re based in the Netherlands. We are passionate about music and love original artists that create original music. Until now we’ve released 43 CD’s, 1 LP and 1 DVD most of them are by American artists. Besides we also released a lot more music “digital only”. All our music is available at the major download and stream services and most of the CD’s are still available direct from the source in our own webshop. Here you find a complete list of all releases with the corresponding link to the digital services and/or our webshop.

our latest releases:

ElectroBluesSociety 2016 – 2022
Mechanical Rooster – Harmonicats
İstanbul Blues Kumpanyası – Live at Efes Pilsen Blues Festival 1997 EP
VA – This is Bone Union Records, vol. 1
ElectroBluesSociety + Boo Boo Davis – Lowdown Dirty Blues (Rosé Sunset remix)
Şenel Karatepe – Hard Times
Boo Boo Davis + ElectroBluesSociety – Transatlantic Quarantaine Sessions
Various Artists – Hypnotizing Blues

Music samples

 

Publishing

We control the worldwide distribution rights and the whole catalogue (over 680 tracks) is available for (sync) licensing. For more then 460 tracks we also control the worldwide publishing rights. Recently we had over 50 placements of our music in successful films, tv-series and commercials and our music was included in several compilations. We created a special web site using Disco software. Here you can search using all kind of criteria (like style, mood, lyrics, tempo, keywords etc) and listen to our suggestions. 

And here is a list of sub publishers that represent our catalogue in their territory.

Sub Labels:

we also set up a few sub labels:
Instrumental Blues Records
On this label we release short instrumental blues tracks with an authentic ‚blues’ sound and feel.
Blu ACiD Records
Tracks from this Dutch producer duo. Together they are blending traditional blues / soul / rock with other more electronic stuff.
KuvVer Records
Label especially set to release cover versions of well known songs from all kind of styles.
Bone Union Records
Collaboration with Sarp Keskiner (Turkey) releasing eclectic music from Turkey featuring blues and folk stuff.

Promotion

Please get in touch with us if you are interested in receiving promo copies of our new releases. You can also subscribe to our news blog or our newsletter. We want to spread this great music in as many ways, to as many people as possible. So we are open to all suggestions and idea’s that can help us to establish this. While on tour our artists are available for interviews and other media activities. Don’t hesitate to contact us with your requests.