Founded in 1998 by musician and journalist Markus Detmer, Staubgold is an acknowledged and acclaimed brand for experimental and electronic music from around the world. Its roster can boast internationally known names like The Flying Lizards, Faust, To Rococo Rot, Kammerflimmer Kollektief, Ekkehard Ehlers, Rafael Toral and Oren Ambarchi. In 2003, the label shifted its base from Cologne to Berlin and moved further to Perpignan in France in 2011.