E1 is formerly Koch Records.
KOCH Records is the leading and fastest-growing independent music company in the U.S. KOCH's operations encompass record and video labels as well as distribution companies in the U.S. and Canada. KOCH Records is the market leader among independent labels and distributors in both the U.S. and Canada and its record labels had the largest number of Billboard charting albums among independents in 2006/2007.
KOCH operates its own record Label based in New York City which covers multiple music genres. KOCH Records also has interests in other independent record companies. Today, KOCH Records is America's largest independently-distributed record company.