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HatHut Records: Expanding Scope and Vision

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Over three decades and 300 releases, HatHut has been on top of not just the changing styles in improvised music -what the label has termed “music of the future" -but innovative ways to market the fluctuating form. From the red-box LP covers to the orange-spined CD sleeves and under the rubrics hatMUSICS, hatART, hatOLOGY, hat[now]ART and hatNOIR, Hat has built a reputation for aesthetic daring and professional production.HatHut was founded by Werner Uehlinger to document the work of ...

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Hep to HatHut

Read "Hep to HatHut" reviewed by Robert Spencer

It all started with Joe McPhee, and what better place to start? Werner X. Uehlinger, a Swiss music lover, heard Joe's music and was determined to make sure it was preserved and reached the widest possible audience. In 1975, he founded HatHut Records to put out McPhee's music. He did that, but we can also be eternally grateful that at some point early on he decided to bring us the work of other artists as well—artists of like mind and ...

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Q&A with HatHut Records Founder Werner X. Uehlinger

Read "Q&A with HatHut Records Founder Werner X. Uehlinger" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Boy, if there was ever a label that suited my taste, anti-establishment and underground, Hat Hut would be it. There is a constant with all of the labels that I believe are on the cutting edge, they are all run by individuals who love the music dearly and their dedication to their artists and the music that they create is unyielding, profound, and inspiring. I will recommend that you start slowly in collecting the Hat Hut catalog. There is plenty ...


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