New West Records is a record label based in Los Angeles, California, Austin, Texas, and Athens, Georgia. It was established in 1998, and has been home to several indie rock and alternative country bands as well as representing the PBS show Austin City Limits. Their records are distributed by Alternative Distribution Alliance.

The label has had numerous releases debut in the Billboard Top 200 and has a number of Grammy award winning artists and releases including Dwight Yoakam, Steve Earle, Rickie Lee Jones, Kris Kristofferson and Delbert McClinton. In addition, the roster includes Ben Lee, Buddy & Julie Miller, Corb Lund, Ian Hunter, John Hiatt, Jordan Zevon, Mark Olson & Gary Louris, Old 97's, Randall Bramblett, Ray Davies, Stephen Bruton, The Drams, The Flatlanders and Tim Easton. The extensive catalogue includes releases from Benji Hughes, Drive-By Truckers, Jason Isbell and Vic Chesnutt.

In 2007 and 2008 New West was recognized by NARM as the entertainment software supplier of the year. New West Records also exclusively releases CDs and DVDs from the award-winning television program “Austin City Limits”. The label recently released the Crazy Heart: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack which features the Academy Award and Golden Globe winning song “The Weary Kind (Theme From Crazy Heart)” co-written by T-Bone Burnett and Ryan Bingham.

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Release Artist Format Tracks Date Country Catalog# Barcode
Exhibit Eight Exhibit Eight CD 4
Boom! Boom! Boom! The Kelley Deal 6000 CD 15 NW 6002
Victory Shaver CD 12
Anatomy Stan Ridgway CD 12 NW6010 607396601028
Everything You Thought Was Right Was Wrong Today Slobberbone CD 12 07396-60212 607396602124
Nothing Personal Delbert McClinton CD 13 0607396602421
Holiday in Dirt Stan Ridgway CD 14 NW 6033 607396603329
No Other Love Chuck Prophet CD 11 NW6039 607396603923
Now Again The Flatlanders CD 14 NW6040 607396604029
Slippage Slobberbone CD 11 NW6041 607396604128
Selections From the Upcoming Album: No Other Love Chuck Prophet CD 4 NWE0001
Selections From Now Again The Flatlanders CD 4 NWS1014 [none]
The Two Sides of The Flatlanders The Flatlanders CD 2 NWS1017 [none]
Room to Breathe Delbert McClinton CD 12 0607396604227
Beneath This Gruff Exterior John Hiatt & The Goners CD 12 NW6045
Beneath This Gruff Exterior John Hiatt & The Goners 2×CD 12 + 3 NW6046
Decoration Day Drive-By Truckers CD 15 NW6047 607396604722
See the Way The Flatlanders CD 1 NWS1025 [none]
Killers and Stars Patterson Hood CD 12 NW6051 607396605125
Is the Actor Happy? Vic Chesnutt CD 19 6056
Little Vic Chesnutt Digital Media 15
Live at the One Knite June 8th 1972 (2004) The Flatlanders CD 16 NWWT 60522 607396605224
Drag It Up Old 97's CD 13 NW6057 607396605729
Austin City Limits Music Festival: 2003 Various Artists CD 13 NW6059 607396605927
Drag It Up Old 97's Digital Media 13 [none]
Live From Austin TX The Polyphonic Spree CD 9 NW6126 607396612628
The Great Battle Jon Dee Graham CD 12
The Dirty South Drive-By Truckers CD 14 NW6058 607396605828
Age of Miracles Chuck Prophet CD 11 NW6062
Wheels of Fortune The Flatlanders CD 14 NW6049 607396604920
Little Vic Chesnutt CD 15 NW6053 607396605323
Drunk Vic Chesnutt CD 27 NW6055
Live From Austin, TX Steve Earle CD 17 NW6064 607396606429
Gangstabilly Drive-By Truckers CD 11
Awake Is the New Sleep Ben Lee CD 14 NW 6070
Ghetto Bells Vic Chesnutt CD 11 607396607129
Blame the Vain Dwight Yoakam CD 12 NW6075 607396607525
Master of Disaster John Hiatt CD 11 NW6076 607396607624
From the Five Stephen Bruton (unknown) 12 NW6077 607396607723
Dirty Diamonds Alice Cooper CD 13 NW6078 607396607822
Dirty Diamonds Alice Cooper CD 13
Live From Austin, TX Texas Tornados CD 19 NW 6083 607396608324
Pizza Deliverance Drive-By Truckers CD 14 NW6069 607396606924
The Greatest White Liar (Includes video "Broken Mouth Blues") Nic Armstrong & The Thieves CD 15 NW6072 607396607228
Cost of Living Delbert McClinton CD 13 NW6079 0607396607921
New Music From New West Various Artists CD 20 NW6081 607396608126
Live From Austin TX John Hiatt CD 14 NW6086 607396608621
Live From Austin TX 2005 Johnny Cash (unknown) 14
Live From Austin, TX Merle Haggard CD 15
A Blessing and a Curse Drive-By Truckers CD 11 NW6089 607396608928