Optimo's JD Switch has announced that Optimo Trax, the sister label of Optimo Music, is no more.
JD Switch and Jonnie Wilkes created the label to release 33 12-inch records, which they have now achieved, and they now want to create a new imprint that has an anti-fascist stance.
In a message posted to Facebook, JD Switch, aka Keith McIvor, stated that he might one day bring Optimo Trax back but from now on he would be concentrating on the as-yet unnamed, anti-fascist imprint that "will be a lot more explicit in its intentions and message."
If you're interested in supporting the label's message, McIvor will be open to hearing your demos but with a few caveats.
"If you feel your music readily fits into the categories of house, techno, tech house, EBM, or any other easily defined genre I am NOT interested in hearing your music," he wrote.
"If your music does not have a rigid four to the floor drum pattern but will still cause people to move on a dance floor I may be more interested. The label will also take a very in your face Anti-Fascist stance, so if being aligned with that causes you concern, please don't get in touch."
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