Loma Vista Recordings


Loma Vista Recordings is an independent record label founded by Tom Whalley, former chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. Records[1] and Executive of A&R at Interscope Records. The label was initially a joint venture[2] with Republic Records[3] and is based in Beverly Hills and Brooklyn.

Parent companyConcord Music
Founded2012; 9 years ago (2012)
FounderTom Whalley
Distributor(s)Universal Music Group
GenreVarious
Country of originUnited States
LocationBeverly Hills, California
Official websitewww.lomavistarecordings.com

In July 2014, the label announced[4] it had changed strategic partners and was now part of Concord Music Group.

Loma vista is a Spanish phrase that roughly translates to hill view in English.

In February 2021, the label removed rock musician Marilyn Manson from their catalog distribution on allegations of abuse.

Label roster


Current artists

Former artists

Awards


In 2013, the label received its first Grammy Nomination[7] for the Django Unchained soundtrack released in December 2012.

In 2014, the label received two Grammy Nominations for St. Vincent's self-titled album (Best Alternative Music Album) and Little Dragon's Nabuma Rubberband (Best Dance / Electronic Album).[8]

St. Vincent won the Grammy for her self-titled album on February 8, 2015.[9] She was the first female solo artist to win the Best Alternative Music Album category since Sinead O'Connor in 1991.[10]

Ghost won a Grammy for Best Metal Performance for their song 'Cirice' in 2016.

Sylvan Esso was nominated for a Best Dance Album Grammy in 2017.

At the 61st Annual Grammy Awards, St. Vincent's Masseduction won the award for Best Recording Package and Best Rock Song for its title track and was also nominated for the Best Alternative Music Album.

References


  1. Pinning down Soundgarden - Los Angeles Times
  2. "Former Warner Bros. Exec Inks Deal". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
  3. Exclusive: Tom Whalley's Seven Four Ent. Signs Label Deal With Universal Republic | Billboard
  4. "Whalley's World Moves To Concord". Billboard. Retrieved 13 July 2014.
  5. "Marilyn Manson choosing Hell, not Hallelujah, to tour". metalinsider.net. Retrieved 18 November 2014. It seems like Marilyn Manson is undergoing a bit of a career renaissance. His new album, The Pale Emperor, will be his first with a new label, Loma Vista (the home of Ghost).
  6. Blistein, Jon (2021-02-01). "Marilyn Manson Dropped by Record Label After Abuse Allegations". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2021-02-02.
  7. "Grammy Nomination". Retrieved 27 January 2014.
  8. "Grammy Nomination". Archived from the original on 3 December 2010. Retrieved 5 December 2014.
  9. "Grammy Nomination". Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  10. "St. Vincent Talks Best Alternative Music Album Grammy Win". Retrieved 8 February 2015.