Chris Swanson

  1. Numero Group Joins Secretly Canadian, Jagjaguwar, Dead Oceans in Newly Formed ‘Secretly Label Group’ (Exclusive)

    June 24, 2013 1:30 PM EDT Numero Group, the Chicago-based independent re-issuer, has entered a partnership to join the Secretly Canadian family of labels, which includes Secretly Canadian, Jagjaguwar and Dead Oceans. The four labels will be collectively known as the S ...

  2. Backbeat: Exitmusic's NYC Release Party; 'Haven't I Seen That Singer Somewhere...'

    October 05, 2011 3:35 PM EDT My Arm's Asleep: Exitmusic's Aleksa Palladino (left) and Devon Church at home in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles (Photo: Chris Swanson) Out of the shadows of the Mercury Lounge in New York, Exitmusic emerged to celebrate the re ...

  3. Backbeat: Secretly Canadian Hosts 6th Annual Label Distribution Summit

    August 26, 2011 7:15 PM EDT Last weekend, Secretly Canadian hosted its 6th annual Label Distribution Summit, inviting representatives from labels distributed by SC -- Jagjaguwar, Dead Oceans, Sacred Bones and Hometapes among them -- as well as distributors (iTunes, Record St ...

  4. Secretly Canadian, Jagjaguwar, Dead Ocean Co-Founders Launch Fort William Artist Management

    August 23, 2011 8:15 AM EDT 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 f ...