Interview with S. owner of Hidden Marly Prod. done by Patrick
1.Hello S. please introduce yourself to the readers?
A. I'm manager of HMP.
2.When did you first start listening to metal music?And who were some of the first bands you listened to?
I don't remember. When I first noticed metal.
3.S. you started Hidden Marly Prod. in 2010 what gave you the idea to start a label?How did you choose Hidden Marly as the name of the label?
A. HMP started by Zero Dimensional Sub-Label. In the beginning, ZDR were supported for only Japanese Band. but I got lot of release offer from foreign Band's. and I wanted though release good foreign Band. so I started this label.
4.What would you say is the easiest and hardest part of running a label?And would you have any advice for anyone thinking of starting a label?
A. If you want managing label, you have to lot of moneymaking. CD and Vinyl sales figure's going down from few years ago. Also, When you given up on the way, don't start label. We have responsibility for Audience, Customer and Bands.
5.What are your current releases that are available for the readers to buy?
A. Mostly our release are available. you can find many release from ZDR online shop by Free Shipping.
6.Are you currently looking for new bands to work with and release or is the roster full at this time?What do you look for when signing and releasing a band?
A. I'm always looking for good bands. and I can sure support for band's.
but lot of band's were good HMP reputation to friend by mouth to mouth, so I have lot of release in this moment. Our last work will be release in the Autumn 2018.
7.Do you trade with other labels from around the world?If any labels or distro's are reading this what styles of metal do you carry in your distro?If anyone is interested how can they contact you for possible trades or wholesale orders?
A. ZDR managing to our product of all stock. Distribtuion is ZDR mainly.
8.Do you get to go to a lot of concerts in your city or area?What have been some of your most memorable concerts that you have attended?
A. When I was younger, I went to lot of GIGs. Death, Black Heavy Metal and Hardcore etc...
9.When not working on label business what do you like to do in your spare time?
A. I like solo travel. I will go to somewhere in a long vacation.
10.Thank you S. for taking the time to fill this interview out do you have any final comments for the readers?
A. You're welcome. Thank you for the interested to our label. Our label is little bit passive, so we waiting for you guys action.
S / Hidden Marly Production http://hidden-marly.org https://hiddenmarlyproduction.bandcamp.com