Leaving Records All Genre

Leaving Records is a Los Angeles-based All Genre artist community with a primary focus on uplifting experimental voices. Beginning as a music blog established in 2008, and launched as a craft cassette label in 2009 by artists MatthewDavid and Jesselisa Twine - Leaving acknowledges early support & assistance from Los Angeles All Genre leaders dublab, Alpha Pup, and Poobah. From Nov 2012 - Dec 2020 Leaving was distributed by Stones Throw. Leaving Records is currently independently operated identifying &experimenting with aligned parternships as they best serve our vision of artist empowerment and equity.

Demo Policy

**UPDATE: Due to an overwhelming / humbling response to this prompt, the 2022 community compliation submissions are now closed. We are currently not any accepting demo submissions.

Hit us up


If youd like to carry Leaving physical merch in your shop just hit up [email protected] or [email protected] and we'll send you our inventory & price sheet. We love Japan & SE Asia - please contact Kota [email protected] for distribution, special thanks to Meditations, Waltz, Disk Union, and Plancha for your continued collaborations.

Leaving Records is digitally distributed by Alpha Pup World Wide - and we love it. _ _


GenreDAO is a cooperative, decentralized extension of Leaving Records utilizing tools and resources of web3 & blockchain technology that can be further explored + discussed via our Discord Server, and our and entries on our Mirror page.

In an experiment of community economy & equity, Leaving has launched an ERC-20 token $GENRE. Along with having a market value, $GENRE has evolving programmable utility including fan club-like perks of exclusive stuff via our tell.ie site, special channel access via our discord server's #genre-cafe chat, the ability to use as a currency on music NFT platform Catalog and more.

Listen To Music Outside In The Daylight Under A Tree / Listen To Music Safely In Your Home Next To A Fern

From 2018 - 2022 Leaving has curated volunteer-ran, donations-based, open to the public, family-friendly all ages concerts at North Eastern Los Angeles art park La Tierra de la Culebra - a rare local LA zone founded on principles of neighborhood activation + community organizing. From Summer 2022 to present, our events are supported via our partnership with Floating, and held at Montecillo de Leo Politi in Elysian Park, Los Angeles.

During the onset of Covid19 quarantine in March 2020 Leaving moved the series virtually into a recurring live streaming event on our Twitch channel as a means to provide our ppl w. live performance platforms. You can watch and listen to a selection of archived performances at twitch.tv/leavingrecords.

All Genre LLC

Leaving Records operates the Californian limited liability company_ All Genre LLC._

Space Base

We use this space to hold respect and gratitude for legend Ras G - an important pillar figure of the label as early supporter / co-founder, and a great friend. May he Rest In Peace.