An independent record label based in the heart of Leeds, West Yorkshire


The Wedding Present










‘Marc Riley Sessions Volume 2’


Album released 6th October on Hatch Records , available for pre-order on iTunes or from our shop.


Few bands are so ingrained into the notion of the BBC radio session as The Wedding Present. Long time favourites of the late, great John Peel, David Gedge and his band appeared regularly on that legendary presenter’s BBC Radio 1 show and have continued their association with “Auntie” by performing many unforgettable sessions on the popular ‘Marc Riley Show’ on BBC Radio 6 Music.


Due to the popularity of these sessions, The Wedding Present, in conjunction with Hatch Records and the BBC, have joined forces to produce a trilogy of releases featuring every momentous track performed for Marc’s award-winning show over a ten-year period. Marc Riley Sessions Volume 2, released 6th October, includes songs taken from no less than eight of the band’s celebrated albums, including Seamonsters, the record-breaking Hit Parade releases and band’s most recent album, the critically acclaimed Going, Going...


Hatch Records are an independent record label based in the heart of Leeds, West Yorkshire.


Since forming in 2013 the label has lovingly released singles and albums from Then Thickens and Nine Black Alps..



Visit our sister 'incubator singles site ' Come Play With Me to experience the fantastic range of musical talent in Leeds. A not for profit musical label where new & old inspirational music gets a voice.

Hatch Records are distributed by Republic Of Music / Universal Music