RWYS Records

Remember Why You Started / RWYS Records is a Detroit-based label created by producer, DJ, and MC Sean Tate aka The Butcher around the motto “Because the most precious moments in life, shine then, resonate within your soul.”

The first release out in December 2021 is Resilience, a vinyl EP by Strand sold as a limited edition of 250 unique-color copies, and featuring remixes by StingrayReel x Real, and Shamus Coghlan, plus cover artwork by famed Afrofuturist illustrator Abdul Qadim Haqq, reviewed on 5mag.
The second release out in December 2022, Our History Our Heritage Our Culture Vol 2,
 is also a limited edition vinyl EP featuring Josh Garrett, Roger Van Lunteren, Sean Tate, Shamus Coghlan, and Spacetime Distorsion, plus cover by Ayana T. Miller and Atomic Designstudios.

“When you have resilience, you harness inner strength that helps you rebound from a setback or challenge. Resilience won’t make your problems go away — but resilience can give you the ability to see past them, finding enjoyment in life. Detroit Techno is resilient, our Detroit Music Culture is resilient.”