Koke Plate is a Norwegian independent record label. We release a wide variety of music, but primarily operate in the Norwegian indie sphere, releasing artists such as Jouska, Juni Habel, Ea Othilde, Sonic Løland, Benedikt, and many more. Over the years, we have also worked with booking, sync, PR and book publishing. However, our identity remains rooted in the traditional indie label ethos.

The label was initially established by Kristian Harnes and Erik Nerheim, when they wanted to release music on their own label with the punk jazz quintet SynKoke, hence the label's name. Today, Koke Plate is managed by the musicians Simen Mitlid, Kristian Harnes, and Marit Othilie Thorvik. With our shared background as musicians and producers, our goal has always been to create a creative and artist-friendly platform, where we prioritize artists' rights and artistic freedom.

We also operate the sub-label Punkt, which focuses on folk music with Norwegian lyrics, and the sub-label Lur, dedicated to releasing music from various niche genres.

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Trænafestivalen 2023 • Photo by Vilde Borse.