Saddle Creek Records

Saddle Creek is an independent record label based in Omaha, Nebraska.

The label was founded in 1993 under the name Lumberjack Records by brothers Justin and Conor Oberst and master producer Mike Mogis and the head of the label, Robb Nansel. However, the label had to rename the mid-1990s for legal reasons. The choice of name was on that road in which stood the house of Conor Oberst and Justin. The first release was a tape from the then 13 -year-old Conor Oberst called Water from the year 1993.

After the publications of the record company were at first known only insiders, has been the success of the Bright Eyes LP Lifted or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground in 2002 a buzz around the label and under contract Bands emerged.

The label has become one of the better-known labels in the field of indie rock and pop, with acoustical elements and bonds may be included from the country music.

The most famous bands on Saddle Creek next to the Bright Eyes are The Good Life, Cursive, The Faint, Two Gallants, Azure Ray, Now It's Overhead, Desaparecidos and Son, Ambulance. Saddle Creek can look back on more than 100 publications.

Current performers

  • Art in Manila
  • Azure Ray
  • Beep Beep
  • Big Harp
  • Bright Eyes
  • Criteria
  • Cursive
  • Dag för Dag
  • The Good Life
  • Ladyfinger (ne)
  • Eric Bachmann
  • Land of Talk
  • Maria Taylor
  • Mayday
  • Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson
  • The Mynabirds
  • Neva Dinova
  • Now It's Overhead
  • O S
  • Old Canes
  • Orenda Fink
  • The Rural Alberta Advantage
  • Sebastien Grainger
  • Son, Ambulance
  • Sorry About Dresden
  • The Thermals
  • Tokyo Police Club
  • Two Gallants

Former performer

  • Broken Spindles
  • Commander Venus
  • Desaparecidos
  • The Faint
  • Gabardine
  • Georgie James
  • Lullaby for the Working Class
  • Park Ave.
  • Polecat
  • Rilo Kiley
  • Slowdown Virginia
  • Smash Mouth
  • We'd Rather Be Flying