Mo’ Wax in the UK Charts

Mo’ Wax was a record label started by James Lavelle in 1992. It was an indie label best remembered for helping to popularise trip hop music, and was home to DJ Shadow, Money Mark, Luke Vibert, and Lavelle’s own UNKLE project.

UNKLE’s The Time Has Come EP in UK Albums Chart (Source: Official Charts)

Success in the charts doesn’t always mean you’re making the best music of your era, but it is an interesting indication of what the public are buying. Especially before the 2000’s when charts data…



Mo’ Wax was a British record label which existed from 1992–2003. This series of articles looks at what happened to each artist following the release of their music, and the demise of the record label.

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James Gaunt

An Australian writer with a passion for research. James edits music fanzine The Shadow Knows and writes regularly about Mo’ Wax Records.