Magnetic Eye Records
Magnetic Eye Records is an American imprint doing business as a record label featuring modern, original musical/audio works created by artists working in the rock, electronic, post-rock, experimental, hip-hop and soundscape/ambient genres. The current roster of artists include Summoner (rock), Purifier (heavy rock), Akuma (heavy metal), Mental Chaos (hip-hop), Claymation (ambient/soundscape), Carcinogenic Corpse (experimental/electronic), Ironweed (rock), Viruses (avant-garde), Skeletons in the Piano (gypsy-rock), Landerim (indie-pop) et al.
Magnetic Eye Records (MER) was formed in January, 2011 by founder M. Vitali (Carcinogenic Corpse, GDFU, Ironweed, Ajna Chakra). Originally established to showcase music in the Albany, NY area, MER quickly attracted attention through its presence online. Soon after its formation, MER began attracting interest from a variety of artists around the world working in various genres. By the middle of 2011, releases began showing up in various formats (vinyl, digital, specialty limited releases) across the web and in specialty retail stores around the globe. The label is currently headquartered in Albany, NY.