Canadian label Monstercat has started 2018 off with a bold
step in a new direction.
After seeing exponential growth in 2017 encompassing a broad
spectrum of music, the 2017 DA Label of the Year has
announced a massive change in the label to cater to its wide
Going forward, the label will be split into two imprints
— Instinct and Uncaged — to represent the music
classified under each. Instinct will represent the
“pop-infused faction of music” under the Monstercat name, while
Uncaged will represent the “heavy-hitting and bass-fueled side”
of the label.
The Monstercat team also announced that Owl
City and Didrick will be releasing under the
Instinct brand in 2018, and Gent & Jawns and Darren Styles will be joining the Uncaged side
this year. 2018 will also see releases from Pegboard Nerds, Modestep, Stephen and Conro.
The two videos below give a quick snapshot of what listeners
can expect from both sides of the label in coming months.
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