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New Laser's Edge label contest launch

Discussion in 'Laser's Edge' started by lasercd, Mar 29, 2011.

  1. lasercd

    lasercd Man Behind The Curtain

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    I’ve had an idea in the back of my head for a number of years that I am finally bringing to fruition.

    Many years ago I recognized that there are many great progressive albums that I’ve become familiar with that deserve attention but because they are obscure they don’t stand much of a chance in the market as a full blown reissue.

    So here’s the deal…I am going to launch a new reissue label. The focus of the label will be on music from the 70s and 80s that has never been on CD before. The scope of the label will be anything that piques my interest that falls under the broad umbrella of progressive music. It could be symphonic rock, fusion, kosmigroov, electronic – its pretty much wide open.

    The guidelines for the label will be as follows:

    1. We will only work with original master tapes
    2. Bob Katz will handle all mastering
    3. Detailed liner notes and photos (whenever possible)
    4. Packaging will feature Stoughton Printing mini-lp sleeves
    5. Original artwork
    6. The edition size will be limited to either 500 or 1000 copies depending on the title. We will specify the edition size at publication and not go beyond that regardless of the demand.

    I have other ideas I’d like to implement if possible when we are ready to launch.

    We already have settled on our first two releases (titles to be announced as soon as the ink is dry on the contracts).

    Oh yeah…one other thing. They will be relatively expensive. Because of the costs involved with manufacturing such a small quantity these releases are going to be premium priced. They will only be available from select retailers and will not go through our normal distribution channels.

    So here’s the thing…I’m lousy at coming up with names for a label. If I had any flair for it I wouldn’t have thought up “The Laser’s Edge” 23 year ago.

    I am launching a contest to name our new reissue label. The winner will receive gratis copies of our first four releases.

    The rules are pretty simple. In the interest of transparency I would like all entries to be posted online on our forum. The winner will be notified by email on Monday, April 18th. Post as many as you like. Humorous submissions are OK but it won’t bring home the bacon. Please include your email address somewhere in your post so we can contact you in the crazy chance you actually win.

    I will be judge, jury, and executioner. If we don’t receive any reasonable entries I reserve the right to thumb my nose at you.

    Good luck!

    Ken Golden
     
  2. TarHeelProg

    TarHeelProg New Metal Member

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    This excited so much that I registered on Ultimate Metal Forum just to comment. This sounds great, Ken. Time to put on my thinking helmet.
     
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    pociluk New Metal Member

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    Ken, as a long time fan and customer of the Laser's Edge (which isn't a bad name BTW), I had to enter this contest. So here are my ideas. All are variations.

    Relix Records
    Relic Records
    Relics Records
    Relic Rewind

    You get the idea. I'd had the word relic kicking in my head lately and didn't really know why. Now I do. There you have it. :D

    Rob
     
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    Fun contest, Ken. Good luck to all.

    Here are my initial guesses:

    - Buried Treasure
    - Hidden Treasures
    - Living in the Past
    - Blasts from the Past

    Matt
    nhmetalhead@gmail.com
     
  5. PROGiovannetti

    PROGiovannetti New Metal Member

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    Hey! This is YesIwasinaRushinKS from Progressive Ears, I'm gonna copy paste all the submissions I did at PE here...

    Laser Reloaded
    Second Coming
    Once Again Records
    Second Chance
    Reedicción (reissue in Spanish)
    Laser Stash
    Golden Bag Of Goodies
    Golden Bag Of Tricks
    Golden Stash or a play on the words Golden 'Stache Records
    Golden Premier
    K-Tunes
    Pot O'Golden
    Gold Digger Reissues
    Golden Digger Reissues
    Reincarnation
    Raincarnation
    Retroactive Reissues
    Goldissue
    Golden Vault
    Laser Vault
    ReIssuerance
    Golden Time Machine
    Blast From The Past
    Laser Tag Reissues
    Secret Cellar
    ReGeneration Reissues
    Resurgence Reissues
    Atlantis Rising Reissues
    Tales From Yesterday
    Quantum Leap Reissues
    Retrieve Reissues
    Lost City
    Reborn Sounds
    Forgotten Legends
    Sound Gems
    Sonic Flashback
    Coal To Diamond Reissues (vinyl is black like coal, cd's have a silverish transllucence like diamonds)
    Uncle Kenny's Bag of Sonic Candy
    Laser Gramophone
    Son of Laser
    Laser2
    Unearthed Classics
    Reanimation Reissues
    Rescued Heritage
    Lost Souls Redeemed
    Sonic Redemption
    Laser Redemption
    Laser Lamp Reissues
    Golden Heritage
    Resurrectio Sonitus (Resurrected Sounds in Latin)
    Gone But Not Forgotten
    Golden Cellar
    Private Notes
    Sonic Gathering Reissues
    Sonic Pantheon
    Pantheon Reissues
    Lost Artifacts
    Lost and Found Reissues
    ReDISCovery
    Golden Ark Reissues
    Lost Ark Reissues
    Recycled Reissues
    Flashback Reissues
    Wally! Records
    Regreso (Return in Spanish) Reissues
    Reanimation Reissues
     
  6. IOMAEric

    IOMAEric InsideOut Music America

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    How about...

    "Hey, I Used To Have That On Cassette Records."

    You can call it "HIUTHTOC" for short.

    Just funning. Good luck Ken!

    All the best,
    Eric Corbin
     
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    wilcox660 New Metal Member

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    Given the purity of the source masters, I kinda like the sound of "Purity" or "Pure Source" for a label name.

    John A Wilcox
    Wilcox660@aol.com
     
  8. kanukisbrave

    kanukisbrave New Metal Member

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    Sedulous Gold Recordings

    ( you can stop looking now ;-) )
     
  9. kanukisbrave

    kanukisbrave New Metal Member

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    sounds like this will be a great label for those darn Terraced Garden recordings :)
     
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    Ozu New Metal Member

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  11. Troy the nomad

    Troy the nomad Actually I've resettled

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    I like these-

    Phoenix Records
    Phoenix Transformation(s)
    Phoenix Rebirth
    Phoenix Awakenings
    Phoenix Reincarnations
    Revival Records
    Reincarnation Records
    Rejuvenation Records

    Good luck Ken!
     
  12. vanth

    vanth New Metal Member

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    Dusting off is usually the second thing you do pulling it out of the vaults; hence:

    Dusted Off Recordings
     
  13. Darth Grimby

    Darth Grimby Hell's Satans - \m/oncton

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    Syrinxian Vault
    Syrinxian Archives

    A little nod there. ;)

    grimby (at) gmail.com
     
  14. rlladuca

    rlladuca New Metal Member

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    Aura Records (Au = chemical symbol for gold... play on your name)
    Aura Masters Records
    Lost Aura Records
    Aurora Records

    Soul Collector Records
    Buy or Die Records
    Dog Kennel Records (Dog Kennel is an anagram of Ken Golden)

    Rob
    laduca@msu.edu
     
  15. Windhawk

    Windhawk New Metal Member

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    Tossing in a few ones.

    Retrospective Records
    Illumination Records
    Lantern Records
    Source of Light
    Flaming Cape
    Resourced
    Heritage Records
    Stormlight
     
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    Kevfeeley New Metal Member

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    Progressive Rewind Records :devil:
     
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    adewolf New Metal Member

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    Pure-Gold records
    Golden Purified Records
     
  18. Johnboy

    Johnboy New Metal Member

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    Awesome idea Ken!

    Told Tales Records
    Found Sound Records
    Secret Sound Records
    Resonate Records
    Sound Song Records
    Second Side Records
    Secret Side Records
    Side Too Records
    Passion Play Records
    Saved Sounds Records
    Encore Records
    Ovation Records
    Renovation Records
    Resolve Records
    Revamp Records
    Lineage Collection
    Connoisseur Collection
    Ascend
    Vault Vision
    Long Song Records
    Furthermore Records
    Second Play Records
    Pinpoint
    Searchlight
    Fadeback
     
  19. Calabasas Trafalgar

    Calabasas Trafalgar El Supremo

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    Vertigo Neon Island
     
  20. Mallery7

    Mallery7 Progmeister

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    First Impression
    Premier Edition
    Eminent Inception
    Edition Speciale
    Gold Label
    Golden Sound

    That's it for now :)

    mallery7@yahoo.com
     

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