Welcome to Pravda Records, one of Chicago's longest running independent record labels. Releasing a diverse catalog of music since 1984, Pravda Records has established itself around the world as an eclectic and refreshing source for hard to find bands and artists that create unique and experimental sounds. Enjoy.

New releases coming soon in 2018! 

New releases in the works and coming soon from Diplomats of Solid Sound, The Imperial Sound, Sunshine Boys, Renaldo Domino, Thrift Store Halo, and The New Duncan Imperials. Watch for these soon!

Renaldo Domino releases first single in over 30 years!  Podcast

Renaldo Domino, one of Chicago's unsung heroes of soul music, has teamed up with The Imperial Sound to release 2 soulful songs featuring the rich sweet vocals of Renaldo Domino. He hasn't missed a beat since his early days on Twinight Records and look for Renaldo to start touring again and release a full length album in 2018. For now check out these latest tracks on a multicolored 180 gram vinyl single.

  1. Mercy On Me

The Imperial Sound release new single featuring the vocals of Kelly Hogan and Peter Himmelman. FREE DOWNLOAD!  Podcast

The new single by The Imperial Sound "Ain't Crawling Back" is a perfect pop masterpiece featuring a duet between Kelly Hogan and Peter Himmelman. Hook laden horns and a big chorus dominate this pop gem. Download it for free here for a limited time. Full album comes out this summer.
  1. Ain't Crawling Back

Andre Williams' "Don't Ever Give Up" is out! 

Andre Williams does not need an introduction anymore. At age 80, his career has taken him around the world and back, spanning over 60 years with more ups and downs than most people would not survive. Andre is a true survivor who continues to tour the world, write songs, write books, and generally entertain anyone sitting next to him with his stories and charisma. With this 12 song LP, Andre has teamed up with some of the finest NewOrleans musicians to assemble a collection of songs that reflect his current mind-set and attitude. One part rock, one part R&B, and one part Andre Williams- having fun and doing his thing! This is a soulful record, a serious record and a reflective record of an icon still at work as a world-class entertainer. Cd and digital is available now. limited edition purple vinyl comes out in March. Get it on our site today or on iTunes

The Imperial Sound release first single! 

Catch the first single from The Imperial Sound.  "Six to a Room" is an energetic soul-driven pop track loaded with hooks. The Imperial Sound features members of The Service, New Duncan Imperials, Bama Lamas, and Mucca Pazza. It's a star-studded band with an amazing album coming in the near future. Find them on iTunes and Spotify now! Here's the iTunes link

Andre Williams new record drops in Dec! 

Iconic legend Andre Williams will release his latest record "Don't Ever Give Up" in December. This will coincide with his 80th birthday! There will be a party. There will be a short film. There will be fantastic music. Recorded in New Orleans, this is a very soulful and emotional album. Watch for a digital single, vinyl, and cd versions of this highly anticipated album.

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