Eye Q (record label)
Eye Q was a record label
Record label
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 founded in 1990
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 by Sven Väth
Sven Väth
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, Matthias Hoffmann and Heinz Roth. It was based in Offenbach, Germany
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, specialized in trance music
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 and greatly influenced the Sound of Frankfurt. Eye Q ceased operations in 1997
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 due to financial problems.

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 and Recycle or Die were sublabels founded in 1992

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  • B-Zet
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  • Earth Nation
  • Energy 52
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  • Freddy Fresh
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  • Odysee of Noises
  • Sonic Infusion
  • Vernon
  • Zyon
  • Skylab
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