Mokum Records is a Dutch independent record label specialising in gabber and hardcore techno releases.
The label founded in 1992 by Fred Berkhout (Freddy B) as humorous response to Rotterdam Records. (Mokum is the Yiddish word for Amsterdam.)
The label started out under the wing of Boudisque Records and later changed hands to the Dutch division of American rock company Roadrunner Records.part of The Island Def Jam Music Group -
Mokum was a sister label to Go Bang! Records and ESP Records.
The label was active until late 1998 around which time its then parent label Roadrunner Records decided to forego vinyl completely. Its vinyl department cost more than it yielded.
We have released more than 100 single and EP vinyl records between 1993 and 2011.
Mokum records achieved Chart Success all over the world in 1995 with Technohead and their track "I Wanna Be a Hippy" and the following single "Happy Birthday".
As well as this success they are also renowned for their series of compilation albums called "Fucking Hardcore" .
The label was home to many successful producers and DJ's such as Flamman & Abraxas, Dj Chosen Few, Tellurian, Speedfreak, DJ Dano,The Prophet,Buzz Fuzz, Scott Brown and Liza N Eliaz.
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