Proximal Records
Proximal Records is a Los Angeles based independent record label with a mission of supporting and promoting vibrant new voices in the local electronic music community. The brain-child of founders Carl Madison Burgin, better known as Sahy Uhns, multi-talented producer Mary Catherine Finney and composer/producer Jeff Elmassian, Proximal provides a home for local artists to connect and collaborate.

Among Proximal's many critically lauded releases is their compilation, Proximity One: Narrative of a City, which takes the listener through the musical landscape of Los Angeles as they hear it. With a disregard for popularity and scene, Proximity One juxtaposes established and up-and-coming talent featuring L.A. staples such as DaM-FunK and Daedelus; current beat-makers such as Teebs and TOKiMonsta; and Proximal’s very own Sahy Uhns, Benedek, Lawrence Grey, Wake and BearClaw. Proximity One was selected for the NPR: First Listen series, featured in countless online publications such as LA Times, LA Weekly, The Fader, XLR8R and Resident Advisor, and was also nominated for an Independent Music Award in the Best Compilation category.

In addition to their continuing commitment to the artist community of Los Angeles, Proximal has a strong philanthropic and educational mission as well, supporting and collaborating with non-profit organizations such as dublab. Artist Lawrence Grey worked with the Center for Community Alternatives in Brooklyn, NY to provide an after-school program where he worked with at-risk youth, teaching them the basics of production and recording using Ableton Live.

To learn more about Proximal Records and check out their current releases, visit
The Indelible Grooves of Sahy Uhns
The Indelible Grooves of Sahy Uhns
Artbound sat down with L.A. producer Madison Burgin, aka Sahy Uhns, to discuss how California and technology made him the musician he is today.
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