High Two is a record label based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was launched in 2004 with the release of music by Dave Burrell and Sonic Liberation Front.

High Two has since released records by A Cricket In Times Square, Adam Arcuragi, Make a Rising, Arc And Sender, Shot x Shot, Normal Love, and Cynthia G. Mason. The label has been praised for re-launching the career of Burrell and brining Sonic Liberation Front to international prominence. In 2007, High Two released the third album from Bitter Bitter Weeks, the acclaimed project of producer/engineer Brian McTear, who has recorded a number of bands at his Miner Street Recordings including Espers, Danielson, The A-Sides, and The Bigger Lovers.

In November 2007, High Two released Sweet Earth Flower, an album by His Name Is Alive. On the album, His Name Is Alive, including members of Nomo in this incarnation, perform the music of Marion Brown. The album’s title a reference to two Brown compositions, “Sweet Earth Flying” and “November Cotton Flower.”

The label’s music has been acclaimed by NPR, Rolling Stone, Pitchforkmedia, Downbeat, JazzTimes, Signal To Noise, The Wire, Paste, Magnet, and others.

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