Mushroom Records

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Mushroom Records was an Australian flagship record label, founded in 1972 in Melbourne. It published and distributed many successful Australian artists and expanded internationally, until it was merged with Festival Records in 1998. Festival Mushroom Records was later acquired by Warner Bros. Records, which operated the label from 2005 to 2010 until it folded to Warner Bros. Records. Founder Michael Gudinski went on to become the leader of the Mushroom Group, the largest independent music and entertainment company in Australia, with divisions such as Frontier Touring.[1][2]

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Mushroom Records
Parent companyMushroom Group (1972–1998)
Festival Mushroom Records (1998–2005)
Warner Bros. Records (2005–2010)
Founded1972 (1972)
FounderMichael Gudinski
Ray Evans
Distributor(s)Mushroom Distribution Services
Warner Bros. Records
Rhino Entertainment (re-issues only)
GenrePop, rock
Country of originAustralia
LocationMelbourne
Official websitewww.wmg.com
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