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 Independent label: Recommended Records also as Rē Records was founded by Chris Cutler in 1978, as a vehicle for Art Bears and then other projects of his own. At the same time he launched Recommended Records, a specialised mailorder service which established its own label for outside releases. A Recommended shop opened in the early '80s, and in mid-decade the shop and distribution functions separated from the labels, becoming a workers collective and changing its name to These Records (independent branches were also opened in mainland Europe by Recommended Records Italia, Recommended Records (Switzerland), Recommended Music and Recommended Records France). In the early '90s Cutler merged the labels under the name ReR Megacorp and set up a new distribution and mailorder service under the same name. These Records continued until 2006, when it finally closed.  The way to tell them apart is by the catalog numbers: Re or Rē numbers = Rē Records [generally releases featuring Chris Cutler] R.R. or RR numbers = Recommended Records [releases by other artists] RēR numbers = ReR Megacorp [releases after 1988]. Distributed By Recommended Records.

  
 
80 Faust Extracts From Frust Party [ Ep ] RECOMMENDED  RR 1.5
80 Blegvad Peter Alcohol RECOMMENDED  RR 5.75
80 Faust Faust Party 3 Extracts  RECOMMENDED  RR 6.5
80 Vogel  Guten Morgen RECOMMENDED  RR 7.5
82 Universe Zero Triomphe De Mouches RECOMMENDED  RR 10.5
82 Art Zoyd Manège RECOMMENDED  RR 14.5
83 Racaille Joseph 6 Petites Chansons [ Ep ] RECOMMENDED  RR 16.5