Conor Oberst, front man for Bright Eyes, has started a custom label, Team Love. The imprint will be distributed by Bright Eyes' label, Omaha-based Saddle Creek Records, which goes through Alternative

Conor Oberst, front man for Bright Eyes, has started a custom label, Team Love. The imprint will be distributed by Bright Eyes' label, Omaha-based Saddle Creek Records, which goes through Alternative Distribution Alliance.

Oberst will A&R the label; day-to-day operations for Team Love will be headed by former Sony Music Publishing VP Nate Krenkel.

The first release from the label, due June 22, will be "Wild Like Children," an album by the Omaha folk-pop group Tilly & the Wall. A set by 19-year-old singer/songwriter Willy Mason is scheduled for the fall.

Team Love plans to make its music available as free downloads from its Web site the same day the albums hit stores.

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