About US


Cooking Vinyl Australia was established in 2013 by Leigh Gruppetta, Stu Harvey and Cooking Vinyl Group founder Martin Goldschmidt.

100% Independently owned, CVA provides full in-house label services to a number of renowned local and international labels including Cooking Vinyl UK, BMG Rights, Dine Alone, Fat Cat, New Damage, Razor & Tie, Resist, Run For Cover, SideOneDummy and Thirty Tigers.

CVA also license a broad range of acts direct; Baroness, Kate Miller-Heidke, High Tension, Beach Slang, Shakey Graves, Mike Noga, Ceres, Basement, The Bronx, Being As An Ocean, Jacob Whitesides and Modern Baseball are just some of the acts inked to CVA for Australia & New Zealand.

CVA and it’s partners have enjoyed great Australian successes in the first couple of years. An ARIA #1 album for Parkway Drive, Top 5 albums for City and Colour and Kate Miller-Heidke and highest Australian chart debuts ever for Lucinda Williams, Mariachi El Bronx, Yellowcard and The Pretty Reckless.

CVA is distributed in Australia and New Zealand by Caroline/Universal Music Australia and via Essential Music for the rest of world.

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