Protocol Recordings is a Dutch record label founded on May 8, 2012 by electronic music producer and DJ Nicky Romero. They have released music by notable underground electronic artists such as Blasterjaxx, Don Diablo, R3hab, Vicetone and Volt & State. The label's first release was "WTF!?" by Nicky Romero and ZROQ.
Protocol Recordings has become a successful record label as a result of releases by Nicky Romero. The most successful international single from the label was Like Home by Nicky Romero and Australian duo NERVO, which reached 37th place in Sweden, 15th place in the general chart and 5th place in the dance chart of the Netherlands and 33rd place in the singles chart and 9th place in the dance chart of the United Kingdom.
Five releases have reached number one on the Beatport Top 100. Four of these have been produced by Nicky Romero and another, Howl At The Moon, produced by Hungarian duo StadiumX, which reached 59th place in the French SNEP chart.
Protocol Radio is a weekly podcast created in 2013 and is hosted by Nicky Romero. It comprises upcoming releases on Protocol Recordings and tracks that he supports.
The following artists have released through Protocol Recordings; artists with releases on compilations are not listed.