The Prodigy launch record label

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Ragged Flag will release the band’s forthcoming album

The Prodigy have announced the launch of their own record label.

The hit-making electropunk outfit have established the Ragged Flag label, which will release their forthcoming album and seek out new talent.

The endeavour will be backed by UK independent label Cooking Vinyl, home to artists including Billy Bragg, Frank Black and The Violent Femmes.

Prodigy founder Liam Howlett remarked on the band’s website: “We have been planning this for a while and we are looking forward to building our label up, starting off with the release of the new Prodigy album. We have recorded a few songs already for this next album and they are sounding big and mean!”

The Prodigy are currently in the studio working on the follow-up to their chart-topping 2004 album ‘Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned’.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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