About Us

logolargewebSTEREOGRAM RECORDINGS is an Edinburgh based record label run by musician/DJ JEREMY THOMS with press and PR by journalist INNES REEKIE.

A Brief History:

Stereogram Recordings didn’t quite come kicking and screaming into the world in 2012 – instead it arrived without much bluster and fuss, but with true intention. Initially, it was solely a vehicle to facilitate label founder Jeremy Thoms’ beat combo, The Cathode Ray’s musical musings being heard by a wider demographic.

Stereogram Recordings achieved its objective almost immediately, with a Radio Track of the Month (Radio Scotland – Janice Forsyth) and ‘Single of the Year, so far (The Guardian – Paul Lester). “The Cathode Ray”, their eponymously titled debut album, additionally garnered countless critically acclaimed reviews from all the right places.

The label then opened its doors to The Fabulous Artisans and to Roy Moller, (‘Scotland’s best kept secret’ – Marc Riley 6 Music) in 2013, resulting in the release of the wonderfully avant-garde pop, and particularly journalist friendly, “One Domino” album; followed by the Lou Reed concept album, “My Week Beats Your Year”.

James King and the Lonewolves were next to nail their sails to the mast with the once more extremely well-received “Lost Songs of the Confederacy” in October 2014. At this point, Stereogram had become a more adventurous, and indeed ambitious proposition than originally intended, and other artistes of a similar literate creative disposition to those already on the label were taking notice.

What followed was unexpected, but welcomed – St. Christopher Medal, Lola in Slacks, and Milton Star all joined the Stereogram family and most recently, the ever challenging and hugely entertaining Band of Holy Joy considerably contributed to the swelling of the Stereogram ranks.

Perhaps unwittingly at this stage, Stereogram were laying the foundations for what one journo recently remarked upon – ‘Stereogram are fast becoming the most interesting new independent label in Scotland, perhaps the country’.

Stereogram next released The Cathode Ray’s second album “Infinite Variety” in April 2015, followed by Band Of Holy Joy’s “The Land Of Holy Joy” in September, with both once more picking up wonderful critical plaudits along the way.

The label culminated 2015 with two ambitious Revue style shows featuring most of the label roster and a compilation sampler “The Sound Of Stereogram”.

2016 saw the label adding The Eastern Swell, STOOR and Those Unfortunates to it’s ranks all of whom released fantastic material, while upcoming in 2017 are The Vintage Calvinos.

This is only the beginning, and the future is certainly looking bright…

An occasional Archive Series has also been launched. The first release in this series was a compilation of 90s Edinburgh band NEW LEAF. Future archive releases are expected to include two of label boss Thoms’s earlier bands THE STRAWBERRY TARTS and SKYLINE.

Single releases will be digital only. Albums shall be in both digital and physical formats.

For more info, see the ARTIST and MUSIC STORE pages on the drop down menu.