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Bomp! Records is an Los Angelesmarker-based indie label formed in 1974 by fanzine publisher and music historian Greg Shaw.

History

The label has featured punk, pop, powerpop, garage rock, new wave, old school rock, neo-psychedelia among other genres, and its roster has included artists such as The Modern Lovers, Iggy & The Stooges, Stiv Bators & The Dead Boys, 20/20, Shoes, Devo, The Romantics, Spacemen 3, The Germs, Jeff Dahl, The Brian Jonestown Massacre and Black Lips.

Shaw died from heart failure at the age of 55 on October 19, 2004. Bomp! Records is currently headed by his ex-wife and life-long partner, Suzy Shaw.

Along with Mick Farren, Suzy Shaw co-authored Bomp: Saving The World One Record At A Time, published by Ammo Books in 2007. In 2009 Bomp! and Ugly Things published a follow-up, Bomp2 - Born In The Garage, edited by Suzy Shaw and Mike Stax.

Notable artists

Listed alphabetically



See also



References

  1. Bomp: Saving The World One Record At A Time (by Suzy Shaw and Mick Farren)


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