by: Ariel King
Jul 1, 2021
Monstercat is celebrating its 10 year anniversary with a new compilation LP that takes listeners through the label’s history. Featuring tracks from Pegboard Nerds, WRLD & Keepsake, Stephen Walking, Rogue, Shingo Nakamura, Subtact, Nitro Fun, and more, Monstercat – 10 Year Anniversary pulls tracks from all three of the label’s brands including Uncaged, Instinct, and Silk. Speaking on the compilation album, Monstercat’s CEO Mike Darlington said in a press release,
“It’s almost surreal celebrating 10 years of Monstercat today. The last decade has been an incredible journey – from our humble beginnings as a Canadian start-up, to supporting over 1,000 artists worldwide. I’m proud of our team for constantly pushing the boundaries of innovation and creating a sustainable platform for artists to thrive. I can’t wait to see what’s in store for the next ten years of Monstercat and the electronic music community.”
Interestingly, not one of the cuts included on the compilation ever enjoyed a formal release, categorizing Monstercat – 10 Year Anniversary as a veritable treasure trove of previously unheard material. In addition to the compilation album, Monstercat will also celebrate its milestone anniversary with a multitude of events, including a worldwide livestream via Twitch that will feature artists from Korea, Russia, Melbourne, Italy, and more.
On July 6, the storied imprint will also launch Lost Civilization in Roblox. Notably, Lost Civilization will be the Roblox world’s first game centered on a record label.
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