About Us

At Dala Records, we have one goal in mind: to cultivate organic music and share it with the world. With a concentration on high quality artistry and analog presentation, Dala Records strives to fill a void in today's music industry.

Founded by trumpeter Billy Aukstik in New York City's East Village, Dala intends to preserve the history of the city and its musical legacy while constantly pushing the envelope and delivering honestly raw records.


Friends of Dala

Paul Glover (Art Director)

The Orchard (Digital Distributor)

Fat Beats (Physical Distributor)

Friendly Fire Licensing (Sync/Licensing Rep)

Hive Mind Recording (Recording Studio HQ)

Kelly Teacher 

Daptone Records

Dunham Records

Colemine Records

System Dialing Records

Big Crown Records




Billy Aukstik


Dan Koplowitz