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According To Our Records (or ATO Records) was founded in early 2000 by Dave Matthews (of the Dave Matthews Band), Coran Capshaw, Chris Tetzeli and Michael McDonald as a division of RCA. ATO Records is based in New York City and currently distributes its records through Sony BMG. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... David John Matthews (born January 9, 1967) is a South African, now naturalized American, Grammy-winning lead vocalist and guitarist for the Dave Matthews Band. ... Dave Matthews Band (also known by the acronym DMB) is a United States-based band, originally formed in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 1991 by singer, songwriter, and guitarist Dave Matthews. ... Coran Capshaw is the manager of the Dave Matthews Band, O.A.R., and Trey Anastasio, among others. ... RCA, formerly an acronym for the Radio Corporation of America, is now a trademark owned by Thomson SA through RCA Trademark Management S.A., a company owned by Thomson. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Bertelsmann is a transnational media corporation founded in 1835, based in G tersloh, Germany. ...


ATO Records currently represents a diverse group of artists. The mission of ATO Records is to fully develop each artist and each release with sufficient time and attention. According to the official website, "there is no timeline, but there is a plan to build the label on the quality of the musicians."


The first of their successes was David Gray, whose album "White Ladder" (and resulting single "Babylon") gained critical acclaim and popularity in the United States as well as abroad. The single "Babylon" climbed the charts in the United States and provided a good introduction for the record label into the music business. David Gray (born June 13, 1968 in Sale) is an English singer-songwriter who came to mainstream recognition with his 1998 album White Ladder. ... White Ladder is the fourth album by British singer-songwriter David Gray. ...


ATO Records (distributed by Sony BMG) is said to be seeking to part ways with Sony BMG and find new representation. In late October of 2007, it was widely reported on RollingStone.com and elsewhere that ATO Records was the frontrunner for domestic release of Radiohead's forthcoming studio album "In Rainbows". Neither the band nor the label has confirmed this, however. Bertelsmann is a transnational media corporation founded in 1835, based in G tersloh, Germany. ...


In November 2007, Billboard confirmed that ATO would be releasing Radiohead's seventh album, In Rainbows, through the band's own TBD Records imprint in the United States. The album will be released on January 2, 2008, two days after the XL Recordings release of the album in th United Kingdom.[1] Radiohead are an English rock band. ... In Rainbows is the seventh studio album by the English rock band Radiohead. ... Side One Recordings is an American record label co-founded by Coran Capshaw, Ron Lafitte and Phil Costello. ... is the 2nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (common) era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... XL Recordings is an independent record label which was launched by Nick Halkes (joined in 1992 by Richard Russell) with Beggars Banquet Records in 1989 to release its rave and dance music. ...

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Artists

Artists signed to ATO Records are:

Ben Kweller (born 16 June 1981, San Francisco, California) is an American rock musician. ... Crowded House is a rock group formed in Melbourne, Australia, and led by New Zealand musician and singer-songwriter Neil Finn. ... David Gray (born June 13, 1968 in Sale) is an English singer-songwriter who came to mainstream recognition with his 1998 album White Ladder. ... Gomez is an English indie rock band from Southport, England. ... Govt Mule is a southern rock/jam band formed in 1994 as an Allman Brothers Band side project, but has taken on a life of its own. ... Jemma Griffiths (born June 18, 1975 in Penarth, nr. ... Mike Doughty is an American singer and songwriter. ... My Morning Jacket is an American rock band known for their reverb-heavy sound, enthusiastic live shows and hipster following. ... North Mississippi Allstars is a country blues band from Hernando, Mississippi. ... Patty Griffin, born March 16, 1964, is an American singer-songwriter from Old Town, Maine, next to the Penobscot Indian reservation. ... Radiohead are an English rock band. ... Rodrigo y Gabriela are a Mexican musical duo who specialize in playing fast, rhythmic acoustic guitars. ... Vusi Mahlasela is a South African singer/songwriter whose music is generally described as African folk. ... The Whigs are a garage rock band from Athens, Georgia, comprising of Parker Gispert, Hank Sullivant(who has left the band), and Julian Dorio. ...

See also

This is a list of record labels. ...

References

  1. ^ Cohen, Jonathan (2007-11-12). Radiohead Sets U.S. Deal For New Album Release. Billboard. Retrieved on 2007-11-12.

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External links

  • Official site
  • ATO Records Online Store

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