MAD Dragon Records (MDR) has released over 20 titles and been featured in several hundred newspapers and magazines in the US including CMJ, Billboard, Rolling Stone, Fortune and The New York Times since its inception in 2004.
The Associated Press (AP) has syndicated two stories about MAD Dragon, including a recent feature covering The Redwalls appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. MDR was awarded College Label of the Year by The Independent Music Awards in 2007 and 2008 and received 8 nominations in 2009.
The various MAD Dragon releases include Dreams Don't Count by critically acclaimed songwriter Jules Shear, the gospel infused roots rock of Hoots & Hellmouth (S/T) and their 2009 follow up LP, The Holy Open Secret, Matt Duke's literate and dynamic debut Winter Child, rockin' singer-songwriter Andrew Lipke's The Way Home and sophomore release Motherpearl & Dynamite, the Swimmers indie pop darlings debut Fighting Trees and follow up People Are Soft, Toy Soldiers' Whisper Down the Lane, the annual Unleashed compilation series (Unleashed 1,2 3, 4, 5 & 6) and XYX.
MAD Dragon released former Capitol Record recording artist The Redwalls' eponymous CD, The Redwalls (S/T), in 2007. MAD Dragon Records is the nation's first student-run record label to secure a national distribution deal with Ryko Distribution, a major player in the music and video business. MAD Dragon entered into a joint partnership with Rykodisc (the label partner of Ryko Distribution) in 2008 to co-release Matt Duke's Kingdom Underground. MAD Dragon Records is currently distributed by the Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA/Warner), the largest independent music distributor in the United States.