To contact Tangent:
P.O. Box 383 Reynoldsburg, OH 43068 USA
Phone: (614) 751-1962
Fax: (614) 751-6414
Class, Global Vision
Tangent is world renowned
as one of the leaders in defining and establishing new instrumental
and world music. Distinguished by superb craftsmanship, high
production values and, most importantly, creative integrity,
its roster of artists and catalog of music are evolving to accommodate
both a changing market and the cutting edge of new music.
Founded in 1987 as
a quality alternative to traditional musical options, Tangent
has become a trendsetter in jazz, new age, electronic, artrock,
world beat, contemporary instrumental, and piano genres. Tangents
diverse artist roster offers a broad range of individual musical
outlooks. The catalog of recordings is ever expanding to include
the best "Music Outside the Box."
Technology -- A Tangent Standard of Excellence
In our ongoing commitment
to audio excellence, Tangent uses a high definition digital
audio mastering process where background noise and distortion
are virtually eliminated. The result is recordings with maximum
detail and clarity -- a truly natural sound. Tangent Records
shall continue to strive to provide the absolute best audio
Tangent Records released
its first album in 1989, the debut release of Andrew Batchelor
success and artistic stature both have grown dramatically since
that modest beginning. Recognized by Billboard magazine, CD Review Magazine,
JazzTImes, Music Connection, FM-QB, The Pac Report, and numerous other respected music industry publications as one of the Top up and coming new independent record labels featuring eclectic instrumental music.
Tangent has earned
this distinction by successfully providing listeners with a
quality alternative to traditional musical options and demonstrating
that great things can happen when artistic integrity is preserved.
Today, Tangent works
with artists from around the world. Tangents music is distinguished by its craftsmanship, its high production values, and, most importantly, its ability
to touch hearts and stir imaginations.
Tangent is a company that values both continuity and diversity
in its creative endeavors. The common thread running though
all of Tangents activities is commitment to quality and
creativity in presenting the cutting edge of new music,
in studio production values, in album artwork, in material components,
and most of all, in the heartfelt nature of its music.
music occupies a distinctive position on the contemporary musical
landscape. While it is influenced by many idioms electronic, jazz,
world, folk, rock, pop and classical music the music
of Tangents artists articulates a new, refined musical
voice, one that appeals to individuals who possess sophisticated
tastes and an interest in fresh musical ideas. Tangents
music exudes a quality of craftsmanship that touches the hearts
and minds of listeners in a lasting fashion.
The music industry
is sometimes criticized by those who feel that record companies
offer material that is socially detrimental. Tangent though
is dedicated to pursing a positive, constructive approach to
the art of music. Tangent will continue to affiliate its music
with organizations that are committed to creating a better quality
of life and a brighter world for tomorrow.
For its part, Tangent
remains committed to nurturing the finest in contemporary music
music created by some of the most imaginative, sensitive,
and expressive artists in the world. Sophisticated. Innovative.
As we enter the new millennium, Tangent looks ahead toward a
vision of a bright future. Tangent and its artists share the
commitment to creativity and artistic integrity. Tangent shall
continue to ensure continued success and growth into the next
millennium for the label and its artists.
Tangent is well positioned
to serve the needs of music listeners who will continue to demand
quality, innovation and imagination in their music choices.
Tangent has developed a reputation for creating music that touches
listeners hearts and stirs their own creative instincts.
In a world of increasingly refined technology, few products
have the capacity to evoke the fullest potential from this technology
as Tangent recordings. It is our goal to use creativity and
technology to help fulfill arts greatest promises.