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Nuphonic are a defunct record label, based in London, England. The label was founded in 1994 by Sav Remzi and David Hill with the aim of releasing and promoting dance music that reflected their passion for jazz, funk, soul and world music. The label was widely acclaimed and had a loyal fanbase who appreciated the fusion of electronic beats with African, Latin and classical music.

Nuphonic released its first record in June 1995, Faze Action's 'In The Trees' , which instantly became a club classic. In the following years, the label went on to define the British 'Nu House' movement, earning itself a reputation as one of the worlds most prolific and revered labels.

The company folded in 2003 due to a drop in physical sales and the uptake of pirate downloads.


The label also produced a number of compilation albums, including Nuphonic 1-4 and This is not a Soundclash.

Tirk records

One of the founders of Nuphonic; Sav Remzi has launched a new record lable called Tirk Records.

Within a very short time the label has received wide critical acclaim, particularly for having discovered hit bands in New Young Pony Club and Fujiya & Miyagi. Tirk roster also includes Maurice Fulton, Tom Findley (Groove Armada), Idjut Boys, Greg Wilson, Chaz Jankel, Martin Rushent, Drrtyhaze, Love Supreme, Sorcerer and many others.

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