Kitchen. Label is a Singapore/Tokyo-based independent record label & publisher with a focus on music and contemporary art through records, artist books and multiples since 2008.
Kitchen. Label’s music releases are finely crafted art objects that straddle different media — widely recognized for their thoughtful approach to the design of their music releases. Kitchen. Label carefully curates a repertory of sound and images that showcase a distinctive aesthetic vision, shared among their musicians and artist collaborators from around the world. The label’s artists seem to share an obsession with sensuous, fleeting phenomena. They create painterly and evocative sound collages that mimic the shifting play of light and
Despite its domestic-sounding name and penchant for delicate gestures and empty, impassive interiors, Kitchen. Label is a thoroughly metropolitan phenomenon. Its imagination is fired by promising glimpses of pastoral life salvaged from the city. A bit like the roving eye of the flâneur in Baudelaire, who found solace in the bittersweet juxtapositions of urban life, Kitchen. Label documents momentary flickers of melancholic beauty in unlikely environments.