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Chris Swanson

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Dead Oceans/Jagjaguwar/Secretly Canadian
Chris Swanson is a founder of the American independent record labels Dead Oceans, Jagjaguwar and Secretly Canadian, as well as distribution group SC Distribution, publishing company SC Publishing, and management company Fort William Artist Management, all operated primarily out of Bloomington, Indiana, with satellite offices in New York City, London and Austin. These labels are home to such diverse acts as Bon Iver, Antony & the Johnsons, Yeasayer, comedian Tig Notaro, The Tallest Man on Earth, Jens Lekman, Dinosaur Jr., The War on Drugs, Foxygen, Phosphorescent, The Besnard Lakes, Okkervil River and Black Mountain, to name a few.


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