Secretly Canadian, Jagjaguwar, Dead Ocean Co-Founders Launch Fort William Artist Management
Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 @ 14:04:33 UTC

Ben Swanson, Chris Swanson and Darius Van Arman, who co-founded Dead Oceans, Jagjaguwar and Secretly Canadian labels, prominent indie labels that feature artists such as Bon Iver, Tallest Man on Earth, Yeasayer and Okkervil River, but eventually found that they wanted to be involved in even more aspects of their artists' careers. "We were already handling it informally and we thought it would be better to build something that had its own distinct identity, away from the record labels," Darius Van Arman told So when the crew learned that close friend Ami Spishock from Zeitgeist Artist Management held a similar vision, they joined to create Fort William Artist Management. Complete Article

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