Kanine Records is an independent record label based in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, New York started at the end of 2002 by Lio and Kay. Their first release, NY: The Next Wave, was a 20 track compilation featuring mostly unsigned and emerging acts from the area. From there, they started to sign local bands and release CD EPs, 12 inch vinyl and eventually full-length records. The label continues as an independent and continues to grow due to the continued success of artists like Grizzly Bear, Chairlift and Surfer Blood. Recent and upcoming releases include albums by The Blow, Bleeding Rainbow, Eternal Summers, Beach Day, Fear of Men, Valleys and Splashh.