Norway`s first progressive record store and label


This site is dedicated to the legacy of Compendium Records – Norway`s first progressive record store and label. Compendium Records was located in Bernt Ankers Gate in Oslo, Norway, between the years 1974-1977. Besides pushing quality experimental and progressive music and books, they also released 10 albums on their in-house record label. This site offers info on all aspects of the Compendium Records legacy and on the upcoming Compendium Records anthology being released on Plastic Strip Press, 25th of October 2010 (Digipack CD/2 LP Gatefold)

Click on the tabs on the top of this page to read articles, see pictures & pressclippings and to discover the original artwork.

We hope that people who visited, worked, bought records and books or just hanged out in  Bernt Ankersgate will write in the guestbook.

To order the Compendium Records 2010 anthology release go to More info on sales and distribution in the About section