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Recreation Records began in 2010. The intention was to revive the music that Andy Chester had written for working class people, that the music industry had no idea how to sell. 

After distributing our music digitally and getting no sales, despite worlwide distribution, we recently decided to take Hulio Ridiculo, Kid Dynamo and My Computer down from the usual digital retailers.

The other bands in this shop go their own way. There are no contracts.


We have started to manufacture CD's and will also be releasing vinyl soon. Recreation now has physical distribution.

This is music to listen to, not watch. People are listening with their eyes more than ever. The album as an art form has more or less disappeared. Musicianship and poetry have been replaced by marketing.

Oh and by the way, Andy Chester is not depressed. It is called empathy.


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