New West Records LLC is a wholly independent record label distributed by ADA for U.S. and internationally, except for Canada (which is handled by Universal). With offices in Los Angeles, CA, Athens, GA and Austin, TX, the label boasts a number of Grammy®-award winning artists including Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Tom Morello and Delbert McClinton. In addition, the roster includes Buddy & Julie Miller, Buxton, Corb Lund, Grandfather Child, John Hiatt, Max Gomez, Ponderosa, Richard Thompson, Robert Ellis, Stephen Bruton, The Flatlanders, The Mastersons, The Whigs and Wild Moccasins; and the Normaltown Records imprint dedicated to developing and emerging artists.
The extensive catalogue includes releases from Ben Lee, Benji Hughes, Drive-By Truckers, Dwight Yoakam, Ian Hunter, Jason Isbell, Jordan Zevon, Mark Olson & Gary Louris, Old 97's, Randall Bramblett, Ray Davies, Rickie Lee Jones, Tim Easton, Vic Chesnutt, the Antone’s and Watermelon Records catalog and an extensive selection of CDs and DVDs from the award-winning television program Austin City Limits. New West Records has also released several movie soundtracks including the Grammy®-Award winning Crazy Heart Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, featuring the song “The Weary Kind (Theme From Crazy Heart)” written by Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett, which won a Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Award.