Rise Records, an indie label based in Beaverton, Oregon, is attracting attention for its outsized performance. With 6 enployees the label has had 3 releases in the Billboard 200 this year. According to Billboard.biz "Rise is responsible for nearly 5 percent of all hard rock records sold in 2014." Between recent coverage and an interview from 2010, we see a label that has maintained a hands-on low-budget approach though they seem to be making moves that haven't been revealed. Maybe the Rise Records team is simply that amazing but even given word-of-mouth and social media jiu jitsu I don't know...

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