About

Translation Recordings is a Washington, DC-based label devoted to showcasing the diverse sounds of the jungle/drum & bass spectrum, dub, and bass-driven electronic dance music. Translation operates without borders, in creative partnership with artists across globe to push forward-thinking vibes that strike the right chord in club-goers and home listeners alike.

With a physical and digital catalog that dates back to 2005, music from Translation has aired on BBC Radio 1 (UK), Rinse FM (UK), RTÉ Pulse (Ireland), and Dinamo FM (Turkey) and has been supported by the scene’s top DJs including Fabio, Grooverider, Bailey, Flight, Loxy, dBridge, Doc Scott, and Om Unit.

Translation has always operated on the premise of quality over quantity and will continue to keep its ears to the underground for daring musicians willing to push the envelope and shatter conventions. Forthcoming efforts will venture into other tempos and territories, new creative partnerships will be forged, but the ethos of the label will remain the same–to push soulful, universal grooves that elevate your mind state.