Bands/Musicians Mute Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of Mute Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Mute Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Mute Records bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these Mute Records band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by Mute Records.

A list made up of artists like Depeche Mode and Moby.

This page can help answer questions like, "Who are the best Mute Records bands?" and "Which artists are signed by Mute Records?"

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A Place to Bury Strangers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
A Place to Bury Strangers Noise rock, New Wave, Space rock A Place to Bury Strangers are a New York City–based American noise pop band, composed of Oliver Ackermann, Dion Lunadon and Robi Gonzalez. The band, commonly known by the initials APTBS, play a ...more

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A.C. Marias is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
A.C. Marias Alternative rock A.C. Marias was the name under which Wire collaborator Angela Conway released a number of records during the 1980s and early 1990s. She was assisted by Wire's Bruce Gilbert on many releases. On ...more

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Add N to (X) is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Add N to (X) Electronic music, Post-rock, Electroclash Add N to (X) were an English electronic music band formed in London in 1994. The original members were Andrew Aveling, Barry Smith and Ann Shenton. Steven Claydon replaced Aveling in 1997. After ...more

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Alan Wilder is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Alan Wilder Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music Alan Charles Wilder is a British musician, formerly of Depeche Mode. His current musical project is called Recoil, started as a side project to Depeche Mode. When he left the latter in 1995, it ...more

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Alison Goldfrapp is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Alison Goldfrapp Synthpop, Pop music, Trip hop Alison Elizabeth Margaret Goldfrapp is an English musician and record producer, best known as the lead vocalist of the electronic music duo Goldfrapp.

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Andy Bell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Andy Bell Synthpop, Dance music Andrew Ivan "Andy" Bell is the lead singer of the English synthpop duo Erasure. His solo career includes the albums Non-Stop and Electric Blue.

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Andy Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Andy Fletcher Synthpop, New Wave, Alternative dance Andrew John Leonard Fletcher, popularly known as "Fletch", is a keyboardist and founding member of the English electronic band Depeche Mode.

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Anita Lane is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Anita Lane Alternative rock, Post-punk Anita Louise Lane is an Australian singer-songwriter who was briefly a member of the Bad Seeds with Nick Cave and Mick Harvey, and has collaborated with both former band mates. Lane has released ...more

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Anja Garbarek is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Anja Garbarek Trip hop, Electronic dance music, Experimental music Anja Garbarek is a Norwegian singer-songwriter of mixed Norwegian and Polish descent. She was raised in Oslo, as the daughter of the Norwegian jazz saxophonist Jan Garbarek.

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Apparat is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Apparat Electronic music, Glitch, Intelligent dance music Apparat is the stage name for Sascha Ring, a German electronic musician living in Berlin and previous co-owner of Shitkatapult records. Starting out with dance floor-oriented techno, he later ...more

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Appliance is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Appliance Post-rock Appliance were a British experimental post-rock three piece, made up of James Brooks, David Ireland and Michael Parker. Original bass player Stuart Christie left in 1995 to form Harmony 400. ...more

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Art Brut is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Art Brut Alternative rock, Punk rock, Indie rock Art Brut is a Berlin-based English and German indie rock band. Their debut album, Bang Bang Rock & Roll, was released on 30 May 2005, with its follow up, It's a Bit Complicated, released on ...more

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Barry Adamson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Barry Adamson Spy music, Soundtrack, Lounge music Barry Adamson is an English pop and rock musician. He has worked with rock bands such as Magazine, Visage, The Birthday Party, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, and the electro musicians Pan sonic. ...more

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Blixa Bargeld is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Blixa Bargeld Dark ambient, Rock music, Industrial music Blixa Bargeld is a German-born musician active in a number of artistic fields. He is best known for his studio work and live performances with the groups Einstürzende Neubauten and Nick ...more

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Blues Explosion is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues Explosion Noise rock, Blues-rock, Punk blues The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion is an American alternative rock trio, formed in 1991 and based in New York City, New York. The band consists of Judah Bauer on guitar, backing vocals, harmonica ...more

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Bon Harris is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Bon Harris Electronic body music, Industrial rock, Alternative rock Bon Harris is an English composer, producer, singer and song writer, and multi-instrumentalist. He is a founding member of the British EBM group Nitzer Ebb, programming Nitzer Ebb's signature ...more

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Boyd Rice is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Boyd Rice Neofolk, Drone music, Industrial music Boyd Blake Rice is an American experimental sound/noise musician using the name of NON since the mid-1970s, archivist, actor, photographer, author, member of the Partridge Family Temple ...more

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Bruce Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Bruce Gilbert Bruce Clifford Gilbert is an English musician. One of the founding members of the influential and experimental art-punk band Wire, Gilbert branched out into electronic music, performance art, ...more

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Cabaret Voltaire is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Cabaret Voltaire Acid house, Synthpop, New Wave Cabaret Voltaire are an English music group from Sheffield. Initially composed of Stephen Mallinder, Richard H. Kirk, and Chris Watson the group was named after Cabaret Voltaire, a nightclub in ...more

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CAN is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
CAN Krautrock, Rock music, Electronic music Can was a German experimental rock band formed in Cologne, West Germany, in 1968. Later labeled as one of the first krautrock groups, they transcended mainstream influences and incorporated ...more

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Client is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Client Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music Client are an English electronic music group from London, formed in 2002. They are most popular in Germany where they have had limited commercial success. They typically combine airline hostess ...more

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Clock DVA is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Clock DVA Electronic body music, Electronic music, Industrial music Clock DVA are an industrial, post-punk and EBM group from Sheffield, England. The group was formed in 1978 by Adolphus "Adi" Newton and Steven "Judd" Turner. Along with ...more

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Cold Specks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Cold Specks Gothic rock, Soul music Cold Specks is the stage name of Ladan Hussein, a Somali-Canadian singer-songwriter from Toronto, Canada, and currently based in Montréal. The name Cold Specks is taken from a line in ...more

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Conway Savage is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Conway Savage Alternative rock, Post-punk Conway Victor Savage is an Australian rock musician. He is a member of Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, providing piano, organ and backing vocals since 1990. From 1993 Savage has had a solo career ...more

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Crime and the City Solution is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Crime and the City Solution Art rock, Art punk, Post-punk Crime & the City Solution are an Australian rock music band, which formed in late 1977 by singer-songwriter and mainstay, Simon Bonney. They disbanded in 1979 without any recordings. In late ...more

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The Normal is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
The Normal New Wave, Pop music, Electronic music The Normal is the recording artist name used by English music producer Daniel Miller, a film editor at the time, who is best known as the founder of the record label Mute Records.

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Dave Gahan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Dave Gahan Synthpop, New Wave, Rock music David "Dave" Gahan is an English singer-songwriter, best known as the baritone lead singer for the British electronic music band Depeche Mode since their debut in 1980. He is also an ...more

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Dave Krusen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Dave Krusen Noise rock, Rock music, Space rock David Karl Krusen is an American musician who is best known for being the original drummer for the American rock band Pearl Jam and for his work on the band's debut album, Ten. Krusen was also a ...more

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Depeche Mode is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Depeche Mode Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music Depeche Mode are an English electronic band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex. The group's original line-up consisted of Dave Gahan, Martin Gore, Andy Fletcher, and Vince Clarke. Depeche Mode ...more

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Deutsch-Amerikanische Freundsc... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Deutsch-Amerikanische Freundschaft Synthpunk, Electronic body music, Dance-punk Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft or D.A.F. is an influential German electropunk/Neue Deutsche Welle band from Düsseldorf, formed in 1978 featuring Gabriel "Gabi" ...more

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Diamanda Galás is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Diamanda Galás Gothic rock, No wave, Electronic music Diamanda Galás is an American avant-garde composer, vocalist, pianist, organist, performance artist, and painter. Galás has been described as "capable of the most unnerving ...more

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Dome is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Dome Electronic music, Experimental rock, Industrial music Dome was an English post-punk band, formed in 1980 and consisting of Bruce Gilbert and Graham Lewis of Wire.

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Echoboy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Echoboy Richard Daniel Warren is an English musician, songwriter and producer. Warren signed his first record deal with Heavenly Records at the height of Britpop in 1996, as one third of The Hybirds. In ...more

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Einstürzende Neubauten is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Einstürzende Neubauten Dark ambient, Noise rock, Industrial rock Einstürzende Neubauten is a German industrial band, originally from West Berlin, formed in 1980. The group currently comprises Blixa Bargeld, Alexander Hacke, N.U. Unruh, Jochen Arbeit, and ...more

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Erasure is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Erasure Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music Erasure are an English synthpop duo, consisting of singer and songwriter Andy Bell and songwriter and keyboardist Vince Clarke. They formed in London, and entered the music scene in 1985 with ...more

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Estrella Morente is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Estrella Morente Cante flamenco, Flamenco Estrella Morente is a Spanish flamenco singer. She was born on August 14, 1980 in Las Gabias, Granada in southern Spain. She is the daughter of flamenco singer Enrique Morente and dancer Aurora ...more

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Fad Gadget is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Fad Gadget New Wave, Gothic rock, Electronic music Francis John "Frank" Tovey, known also by his stage name Fad Gadget, was a British avant-garde electronic musician and vocalist. He was a proponent of both new wave and early ...more

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Fortran 5 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Fortran 5 Pop music, Electronic music Fortran 5 was an electronic music band active during the 1990s.

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Goldfrapp is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Goldfrapp Downtempo, Synthpop, Trip hop Goldfrapp is an English indie pop duo from London, formed in 1999. The duo consists of Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory. Despite favourable reviews and a short-listing for the Mercury Prize, ...more

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Grinderman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Grinderman Noise rock, Garage rock, Alternative rock Grinderman was an Australian-British alternative rock band that formed in London, United Kingdom, in 2006. Since its inception, the band included Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Martyn P. Casey and Jim ...more

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Graham Lewis is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Graham Lewis He Said was the name used by Wire member Graham Lewis for his solo record releases in the 1980s.

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Hercules & Love Affair is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Hercules & Love Affair Disco, Dance-punk, House music Hercules and Love Affair is a dance music project created by American DJ Andy Butler in 2008. Consisting of a rotating cast of performers and musicians, the band work within the genres of house ...more

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Holger Czukay is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Holger Czukay Krautrock, Anarcho-punk, Electronic music Holger Czukay is a German musician, probably best known as a co-founder of the krautrock group Can. Described by critic Jason Ankeny as "successfully bridg[ing] the gap between pop and the ...more

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Holger Hiller is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Holger Hiller Neue Deutsche Welle Holger Hiller is a German musician. Holger Hiller studied art at the art school in Hamburg, where he met Walter Thielsch and Thomas Fehlmann and recorded first works with them. With Fehlmann he ...more

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Hovercraft is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Hovercraft Noise rock, Rock music, Space rock Hovercraft was an instrumental experimental rock group that formed in Seattle, Washington in 1993. It was co-founded by its core duo of guitarist/samplist/tape looper Ryan Shinn, and bassist ...more

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I Start Counting is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
I Start Counting New Wave, Electronic music I Start Counting were an electronic music duo from North London. The band consisted of David Baker and Simon Leonard.

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I'm From Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
I'm From Barcelona Indie pop, Indie rock, Baroque pop I'm from Barcelona is a pop group from Jönköping, Sweden, best known for its 28 band members and eclectic mix of instruments such as clarinets, saxophones, flutes, trumpets, banjos, ...more

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Komputer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Komputer Electronic music Komputer is a London-based electronic band, composed of Simon Leonard and David Baker.

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Inspiral Carpets is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Inspiral Carpets Rock music, Madchester, Garage punk Inspiral Carpets are an alternative rock band from Oldham in Greater Manchester, England formed by Graham Lambert and Stephen Holt in 1983. Their sound is based around psychedelic organs and

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Jim Sclavunos is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Mute Records Complete Artist Roster
Jim Sclavunos Garage rock, Alternative rock, Post-punk Jim Sclavunos is an American drummer, multi-instrumentalist musician, record producer and writer. Sclavunos, a half-Greek and half-Italian from Brooklyn, NY, is currently a member of Nick Cave ...more