Quango Music Group
is a record label
founded in 1995 by Bruno Guez. Island Records
distributes their releases.
Over the last decade, Quango has developed a tastemaker brand with a cult following. Quango’s repertoire consists of artists and global-centric compilations totaling more than 50 releases, including, Kruder and Dorfmeister, Zero 7
, Koop, Bliss, Cantoma, Sweet
, Gecko Turner, Talvin Singh, Bomb the Bass, and Alex Reece. With over 50 records released through Island Records
and Palm Pictures
, Quango has represented the emerging electronic sounds from around the world with a diverse roster of artists, and innovative concept compilations.
The vision for Quango was created by Bruno Guez, the popular LA based DJ, producer and tastemaker. Guez was joined by Jason Bentley
DJ) to create the Quango aesthetic via compilations and artist albums that are widely acknowledged as being ahead of their time. In all, 28 titles were released through Island Records featuring early tracks by the likes of Tricky
, Sneaker Pimps
and Basement Jaxx
amongst many others. Releases included the first Kruder and Dorfmeister G-Stoned
EP and Talvin Singh's Anokha
. Compilations included Abstract Vibes, World Groove and the Journey Into Ambient Groove series.
During this time, Bruno also developed the programming and musical branding of Chris Blackwell
's Island Outpost chain boutique hotels in Miami, the Bahamas, and Jamaica.
A decade later, Bruno continues to work closely with... Read More