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DFA RECORDS is an independent record label and production team, launched in September 2001 by Mo\' Wax co-founder Tim Goldsworthy , musician James Murphy , and manager Jonathan Galkin .

CONTENTS

* 1 History

* 1.1 Death From Above * 1.2 Name dispute * 1.3 Dispute over finances

* 2 Sound and influence * 3 Artists

* 4 Discography

* 4.1 Label

* 4.1.1 Compilations

* 4.2 Production

* 4.2.1 Remixes

* 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links

HISTORY

James Murphy and Tim Goldsworthy met while working in New York on the David Holmes album Let\'s Get Killed . After the recording was completed, Goldsworthy stayed in New York, and the two began to throw parties in the Lower East Side
Lower East Side
. They wished to start a record label, but it was not until they met Jonathan Galkin, who subsequently quit his event-production job to run the label, that it took off.

DFA Records began on a series of 12" single vinyl releases starting with The Rapture 's "House of Jealous Lovers" and The Juan Maclean
The Juan Maclean
's "By the Time I Get to Venus". "House of Jealous Lovers" went on to sell 7500 copies. Many of the early releases of DFA's catalog were released in Europe
Europe
through Trevor Jackson's Output Recordings . After completing production on The Rapture's debut full-length album Echoes , DFA began to shop around the album. Although The Rapture eventually signed to Universal Music Group
Universal Music Group
, the DFA label secured a deal with EMI for distribution of its acts outside the United States, along with several distributors within the U.S.

The label has grown steadily since, producing full-length albums for its ever-growing roster of artists, as well as releasing a selection of singles and compilations on their label. Notable releases include The Rapture's EP "House of Jealous Lovers", the twice- Grammy nominated debut of James Murphy's band LCD Soundsystem and its follow-ups Sound of Silver and This Is Happening . DFA have also released a number of compilation albums featuring artists such as The Rapture , The Juan Maclean , Black Dice
Black Dice
, Shit Robot, Delia Gonzalez & Gavin Russom , J.O.Y., Pixeltan , Black Leotard Front, Hot Chip
Hot Chip
, and LCD Soundsystem .

As a production team, the DFA have produced and remixed artists including Radio 4 , Le Tigre , N.E.R.D.
N.E.R.D.
, Soulwax
Soulwax
, Blues Explosion , Nine Inch Nails
Nine Inch Nails
, Automato, Gorillaz , UNKLE , The Chemical Brothers and M.I.A. . The DFA remix of M.I.A.'s " Paper Planes " appeared on A. R. Rahman 's Academy Award -winning Slumdog Millionaire soundtrack. They spent an afternoon writing a song with Britney Spears
Britney Spears
, and were also approached by Janet Jackson to collaborate. The production duo effectively came to an end when Tim Goldsworthy left New York and moved back to his native UK. The label is now primarily run by Jonathan Galkin and Kris Petersen.

DEATH FROM ABOVE

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* Benoit & Sergio * Black Dice
Black Dice
* Black Meteoric Star * The Crystal Ark * Dan Bodan * Delia Gonzalez & Gavin Russom * Factory Floor
Factory Floor
* Free Energy * Gavin Russom * Guerilla Toss * Hercules and Love Affair
Hercules and Love Affair
* Holy Ghost! * Hot Chip
Hot Chip
* Joe Goddard * The Juan Maclean
The Juan Maclean
* LCD Soundsystem * Liquid Liquid * Marcus Marr * Mock -webkit-column-count: 2; column-count: 2;">

* A New Machine for Living by Turing Machine (Jade Tree · 2000) * AM Gold by Zero Zero (Jade Tree · 2001) * Out of the Races and Onto the Tracks EP by The Rapture (Sub Pop · 2001) * Gotham by Radio 4 (City Slang · 2002) * Automato by Automato (co-produced by Phil Mossman) (Coup de Grace · 2003) * Echoes by The Rapture (DFA · 2003) * "El Monte"/"Rise" (single) by Delia Gonzalez & Gavin Russom (DFA · 2003) * "Get Up/Say What" (single) by Pixeltan (DFA · 2004) * "Kousho" and "Ibasho" by We Acediasts, on Pre Acediasts EP (Mesh-Key · 2004) * "Casual Friday" (single) by Black Leotard Front (DFA · 2005) * LCD Soundsystem by LCD Soundsystem (DFA · 2005) * Less Than Human by The Juan MacLean
The Juan MacLean
(DFA · 2005) * The Days of Mars LP by Delia Gonzalez -webkit-column-count: 2; column-count: 2;">

* "Deceptacon" (DFA remix) for Le Tigre , on Remix (Mr. Lady · 2001) * "Orange Alert" (DFA remix) for Metro Area , on "Dance Reaction" (Source · 2002) * "Dance to the Underground" (The DFA version) for Radio 4 , on "Dance to the Underground" (City Slang · 2002) * "Emerge" (DFA version) for Fischerspooner , on "Emerge" (Capitol · 2002) * "Destination: Overdrive" (DFA remix) for Chromeo
Chromeo
, on "Destination: Overdrive" (Turbo · 2003) * "Rise" (DFA remix) for Delia Gonzalez & Gavin Russom, on "El Monte"/"Rise" (DFA · 2003) * "In a State" (DFA remix) for UNKLE , on "In a State" ( Mo' Wax · 2003) * "Shake Your Coconuts" (DFA mix) and (DFA Instrumental mix) for Junior Senior , on "Shake Your Coconuts" (Atlantic · 2003) * "Sister Saviour" (DFA remix) and (DFA remix instrumental), and "Echoes" (DFA remix) for The Rapture, on "Sister Saviour" (Output · 2003) * "Sunplus" (DFA remix) for J.O.Y., on DFA Compilation #2 (DFA · 2004) * "Get Up/Say What" (DFA remix) for Pixeltan , on "Get Up/Say What" (single) (DFA · 2004) * "She Wants to Move" (DFA remix) for N.E.R.D.
N.E.R.D.
, on "She Wants to Move" (Virgin · 2004) * "Mars, Arizona" (DFA remix) for Blues Explosion , on "Crunchy" EP (Mute · 2005) * "Dare" (DFA remix) for Gorillaz , on "Dare " (Parlophone · 2005) * "Another Excuse" (DFA remix) for Soulwax
Soulwax
, on "NY Excuse" (PIAS · 2005) * "The Hand That Feeds" (DFA remix) for Nine Inch Nails
Nine Inch Nails
, on "The Hand That Feeds " (DFA remixes) and "Only " (Interscope · 2005) * "Just Like We (Breakdown)" (DFA remix) for Hot Chip
Hot Chip
, on "Over & Over"/"Just Like We (Breakdown)" (Astralwerks · 2005) * "Smiling Off" (DFA remix) for Black Dice
Black Dice
, on "Smiling Off" (DFA · 2005) * "The Boxer" (DFA Version) for The Chemical Brothers , on "The Boxer " (Virgin · 2005) * "(Far From) Home" (DFA remix) for Tiga , on "(Far From) Home" (PIAS · 2006) * "Colours" (DFA remix) for Hot Chip
Hot Chip
, on "Colours" ( EMI · 2006) * "Slide In" (DFA remix) for Goldfrapp
Goldfrapp
, on "Fly Me Away" (Mute · 2006) * "Relevee" (DFA remix) for Delia Gonzalez -webkit-column-width: 30em; column-width: 30em; list-style-type: decimal;">

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New York Observer
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PopMatters
. Retrieved 2009-07-16. * ^ Sisson, Patrick (2003-09-11). "Echoes". PopMatters
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. Retrieved 2009-07-16. * ^ Theakston, Rob (2003-09-11). "The Warning". AllMusic . Retrieved 2009-07-16. * ^ https://www.facebook.com/Marcus-Marr-109914285713122/info/?tab=page_info

EXTERNAL LINKS

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