Zip Records is an independent record label in San Francisco, California and Amsterdam, Netherlands. The company was started in 1997 by current president Arthur Herman.


From its inception to today, Zip Records has released approximately 125 titles. About half of the albums are licensed and the others are masters, which are owned and copyrighted by the company.


Distribution in the U.S. and Canada is done through Sony/RED and in the Benelux, Zip Records is distributed bt PIAS/Rough Trade.