Welcome to Jib Machine Records

Established in 2004 Jib Machine Records is an independent record label and music marketing company based in Cleveland, OH. Primarily grounded in rock music, the label has issued over 100 releases to date and distributes many third party labels as well.

Our Latest News

Cleo Alexandra Unveils “Dream Fever”

Today is a big day for Jib Machine Records. Music Video Premiere: Cleo Alexandra unveils “Dream Fever”

New David Curtis Band video “Down the Drain”

The new David Curtis Band track Down the Drain is now live! Check out the killer video.

J TEMP 13’s Acoustic Punk EP is available now!

J TEMP 13's new Acoustic Punk EP is now available worldwide. You can order the CD from Merchbucket and stream on Spotify Track Listing Melvin's Desk (Acoustic) Sometimes I Like Satan (Acoustic)...

J TEMP 13’s new video “Religion Class Song” now live

The new video Religion Class Song by J Temp 13 is now live! The track is taken from the forthcoming EP, Acoustic Punk, out 8/26/22. Available on CD from Merchbucket and streaming on Spotify

Cleo Alexandra Signs with Jib Machine Records

Jib Machine Records, in partnership with Reel Music and International Entertainment Group, Inc., is pleased to announce the newest addition to its roster – Australia’s pop/rock singer and songwriter...

J Temp 13 talks inspirations, new single “Kenopsia”

Jib Machine records very own Charlie Templeman a.k.a J.Temp 13 recently discussed the inspirations behind his new single "Kenopsia" with musicexistance.com "Here’s a word to add to your vocabulary:...

Jib Machine signs New Jersey Punks W70

Jib Machine Records is pleased to announce that we have signed New Jersey hardcore punks, W70, to the label! These guys seriously rock so we’re very happy to have them on board! Their debut...

Introducing Electrik Stick Records

Jib Machine Records is pleased to announce its new EDM/electronica/ambient imprint, Electrik Stick Records. Electrik Stick Records' first release is J Temp 13’s “Ultimate Crime”. The lush soundscape...

Guitar Man For Mayor

LOCAL LEGEND WILL CONTINUE TO SAVE CLEVELAND ONE SONG AT A TIME Living legend and street performer icon, Eli “Guitar Man” Fletcher is running a write-in campaign for the 2021 Cleveland Mayoral Race....

‘A Tenth of a Century’ Out Now!

Sweden’s Concrete Gypsy Features Members of Mouth of Clay Proving that the swampy, bluesy guitar grit found in the 70s rock era still comes alive through like shard glass, Swedish hard rockers...

The Jib Machine roster

Jib Machine’s active roster is currently home to over 20 artists including Mike Onesko, Slammin’ Gladys, Nihilistics, Hostile Omish, Eli Fletcher, J TEMP 13, Hawkan Englund, Darkening Skies, Gwazi, Messenger and more. Click on a profile for more info.

Cleo Alexandra

Cleo Alexandra

Australia has a decent track record for producing some great pop & rock artists, and with the emergence of Cleo Alexandra whose style has been aptly described as a ‘grungy rock version of Rihanna', (Gigradar UK), it looks as if Aussie pop/rock singer-songwriter...

Darkening Skies

Darkening Skies

Darkening Skies signed with Jib Machine in late 2020. Forged out of the desire to create kickass metal music and break through encroaching, pessimistic oppositions at work, the group relentlessly stockpiles its high octane sound in their debut EP, “Jump Off The...

David Curtis Band

David Curtis Band

David Curtis, leader of the DCB, is an established singer-songwriter from Cleveland, Ohio. After releasing three full-length albums independently, Curtis signed with Jib Machine in 2019. Since then, the label has released three singles (Ohio, Walk Through Fire and...

Eli “Guitarman” Fletcher

Eli “Guitarman” Fletcher

Living legend and street performer icon, Eli “GuitarMan” Fletcher has been a member of the Jib Machine family since 2012. His unique blend of rock and folk diversified the label from its original punk and metal roots. And when he’s not recording or performing as...

Gwazi

Gwazi

Gwazi is a hard rock/metal duo from Cleveland, OH consisting of long-time collaborators and friends Brandon Youngs and John Templeman. The group recorded their first album, 2015’s The Rise and Fall of the Indigo Inn, for fun for the RPM Challenge that year, and...

Hawkan Englund

Hawkan Englund

Hawk started playing the guitar at age 11, but it wasn’t until a friend played him old John Lee Hooker 45s when he discovered the blues. He began writing songs shortly thereafter but then stopped playing the guitar until his early 20s. He was heavily influenced by Ry...

Hostile Omish

Hostile Omish

As the sun was setting on the MTV driven 80's, something strange was happening in a dimly lit, damp cellar located on the outskirts of Cleveland. The discovery of a single cassette tape (a crude homemade compilation of songs by Suicidal Tendencies, Depeche Mode, U2,...

Hot Ham & Cheese

Hot Ham & Cheese

Hot Ham & Cheese formed in February 2005 when Robby Mitchell (Drums) and Charlie (Vox/Guitar) jammed together for the first time after knowing each other for nearly 10 years. Bassist Louie Styx completed the line-up in July 2005. Shortly after signing with Jib...

J Temp 13

J Temp 13

J TEMP 13 is the solo moniker of John Templeman, President and Founder of Jib Machine Records. Thanks to the influence of his parents who met while in a rock band together, Templeman began his musical journey very early. He was performing live by age six and penning...

Messenger

Messenger

Messenger is an original Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Band with a strong message. Frank Clifton Herring started as a solo act producing two studio efforts; an EP called ‘Let My People Go’ with two musician friends and then a self-titled album, ‘Messenger’, on which he...

Mike Onesko

Mike Onesko

Mike Onesko (Blindside Blues Band, Mike Onesko Band, BLU-K, The Kwik, Mike Onesko’s Guitar Army) A bluesman, renegade rocker and leader of the Blindside Blues Band, Ohio-born Mike Onesko’s rock and roll journey is riddled with road stories and the grime and grit that...

Nihilistics

Nihilistics

One of punk music’s most notorious bands, the Nihilistics signed with Jib Machine Records in 2021. The four-piece hardcore band, comprised of Ron Rancid, Ajax Lepinski, Doug Graves and Troy, first took on the New York scene in 1979. Among the band’s more notorious...

Slammin’ Gladys

Slammin’ Gladys

Nothing upended the hierarchy of rock music quite as dramatically as the emergence of grunge. Seemingly overnight, all of the bands we knew and loved from the ‘80s and early ‘90s were out, and new faces were in. But in retrospect, it’s easy to see that not much...

W70

W70

W70 is… John Salimbene (Johnni) – Guitar and vocalsJames Fasolo (Jimmi) – Bass and vocalsDominick McCoy (Dommi) – Drums W70 is a three-piece hardcore punk/crossover thrash band from Toms River, NJ. Focusing onthe heavier side of hardcore punk/thrash sounds, John and...

SERVICES

Jib Machine offers a full range of services for bands and independent musicians including –

  • Physical & Digital Distribution
  • Music Marketing
  • Artist Consultation
  • Music Production
  • Music Placement
  • Product Duplication/Replication
  • Merchandise Creation & Sales

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