Dancing Bear Records

DANCING BEAR Records, part of Dancing Bear Group is one of the biggest record companies and labels in Croatia and ex-Yugoslavia. Founded in 1990 it’s been Warner Music partner in Croatia for 22 years.

Dancing Bear is Warner Music Licensee for Croatia, Macedonia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo and Albania, but also a partner and distributor for some of the finest indie labels like Domino, PIAS, Epitaph, etc.

Dancing Bear owns a great local catalogue, containing some of the most prominent regional artists and albums, like legendary rock artists Darko Rundek, Majke, Hladno pivo, Kawasaki 3P, Goribor, Zabranjeno pušenje, KUD Idijoti, Gustafi, Kojoti, My Buddy Moose, jazz/electro/rock crossover albums of Chui (including the fantastic collaboration with Croatian diva Josipa Lisac and Croatian Radiotelevision Jazz Orchestra), ethno music od Dunja Knebl, Ibrica Jusić, Klapa Kampanel, pop-artists like Dalmatino, Daleka obala, Tedi Spalato, Giuliano, Leteći odred, Đani Stipaničev, Jasna Zlokić, Emilija Kokić, Emina Arapović, Dino Dvornik and internationally successful The Bambi Molesters. Their albums were released and well accepted all over the world, with many appearances of their songs in films, TV series and commercials from Brazil, USA, Australia, Spain, Eastern Europe. Some of them very popular like „Breaking Bad“, Brazilian telenovela „Bang Bang“ and Spanish sitcom „Arde Madrid“. Their new project is The Strange, a band which includes The Bambi Molesters’ Dalibor Pavičić, My Buddy Moose members and Chris Eckman. Chris is a songwriter and singer of The Walkabouts, a well known Seattle band, and Chris & Carla, also known as a producer and owner of his own world music label Glitterbeat Records.

Our powerful international catalogue,  together with exquisite regional releases, make Dancing Bear one of the most significant music companies in the region. Given our music production, physical and digital distribution and promotion, we are a strong boost to Croatian music scene, both to established performers and emerging young forces.

Dancing Bear Group consists of  Dancing Bear Records, Dancing Bear Publishing and Dancing Bear Shops (Zagreb, Split & Osijek).

Od 1996. sve do danas i nadalje, Dancing Bear je licencni partner i zastupnik jedne od tri najveće svjetske izdavačke kuče Warner Music International, za područje Hrvatske, Bosne i Hercegovine, Makedonije, Crne Gore, Albanije sa zvijezdama kao što su Madonna, Eric Clapton, Red Hot Chili Peppers, R.E.M., Cher, Alanis Morissette, Green Day, Chris Rea, Enya, The Corrs, AC/DC, Simply Red, Phil Collins, Neil Young, Coldplay, Michael Buble, Dua Lipa, Rita Ora, Ed Sheeran, David Guetta, Gorillaz i mnogi drugi, te back-katalozima legendarnih imena poput Led Zeppelina, ZZ Topa, Vangelisa, Ry Coodera, Mike Oldfielda, The Doorsa, Talking Headsa, Ramonesa, Eaglesa, Franka Sinatre, Davida Bowieja, te soul (Aretha franklin, Otis Redding…), jazz (John Coltrane,  Joshua Redman…) i klasičnim (etikete Teldec, Erato, Nonesuch, Finlandia) glazbenim izdanjima.

Snažan internacionalni katalog uz probrana domaća izdanja, čine Dancing Bear jednom od najznačajnijih glazbenih izdavačkih kuća u regiji. Sa svojom glazbenom proizvodnjom, fizičkom i digitalnom distribucijom i promocijom, dajemo snažan poticaj domaćem izdavaštvu i hrvatskoj glazbenoj sceni, kako etabliranim izvođačima tako i novim, nadolazećim mladim snagama.