Alex Cameron has released a new video for for his single “Mongrel,” the track comes off his his debut full-length, Jumping The Shark, out…Read More
Secretly Canadian is an American independent record label based in Bloomington, Indiana. It was started in 1996 by Chris and Ben Swanson, Eric Weddle, and Jonathan Cargill. Their first release was a re-issue of an album by June Panic. Weddle later left and formed his own label, Family Vineyard.
Chris Swanson also runs the Jagjaguwar label along with Darius Van Arman; the two labels had worked closely together before Jagjaguwar’s offices moved to Bloomington to work alongside Secretly Canadian’s. In February, 2007, the partners behind Secretly Canadian and Jagjaguwar, along with Phil Waldorf, former label manager of Misra Records, announced a third sister label, Dead Oceans. The three labels share offices and staff in Bloomington, IN; however, they maintain distinct and separate aesthetic visions.
Secretly Canadian has its own distribution arm, SC Distribution. It was founded in 1997 and currently distributes such labels as Secretly Canadian, Jagjaguwar, Dead Oceans, Asthmatic Kitty, Brah Records, Cloud Recordings, Family Vineyard, FatCat Records, Hometapes, K Records, Lovepump United, Monitor Records[disambiguation needed], Mush Records, Post Present Medium, St. Ives, The Social Registry, Sounds Familyre, Suicide Squeeze Records, Table of the Elements, Temporary Residence Ltd., Tomlab, We Are Free, and Western Vinyl.
The revelation that we hear play out so inspiringly across Music For Dogs is one that came at a make-or- break moment for Gardens…Read More
It’s been nearly a year since their album Lost In The Dream was released, the band keeps on trucking. The War On Drugs have…Read More
Following their performance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The War On Drugs are announcing a spring tour hitting cities in which they…Read More
Gardens & Villa have shared a remix from producer N.O. Joe of “Domino” off of Gardens & Villa’s Dunes, out earlier this year on…Read More
Described by Antony as “some of the most significant work of my career,” TURNING is a concert film documentary captured during Antony and the Johnsons and Charles Atlas’ tour of Europe during the fall of 2006. TURNING explores the heart and experience of that series of performances. Through its synthesis of Antony’s songs and Atlas’ unfurling video portraiture of the 13 women who performed on stage:Read More
TURNING – A concert film documentary captured during the critically acclaimed tour of Europe by Antony and the Johnsons and Charles Atlas during the fall of 2006, it explores the heart and experience of that series of performances. Through its synthesis of Antony’s songs and Atlas’ unfurling video portraiture of the 13 women who performed on stage:Read More
Today, Bear in Heaven share the fantastic new remix of their second single,”Autumn,” by the incomparable Matthew Dear. The futuristic take on the already forward-thinking track brings the beat down to a driving, pulsing heartbeat as the song takes on a new life. Bear In Heaven has also just embarked on a big European tour, starting tonight in Brussels, BE at Beursschouwburg:Read More
The soundtrack to the noiry action-thriller Drive is often referred to as if it boasted a mixtape’s worth of chilly synth-pop when in actuality, there were only a handful of songs in it outside of Cliff Martinez’s. Those few songs thoughcounted big, and garnered a healthy boost in interest to all of the artists involved (except for maybe Italian composer Riz Ortolani, who you should do yourself a favor:Read More
JJ’s expansive new album, V,was released last month on Secretly Canadian, and the band have already released a few videos around the record, from the incredible album teaser, to the video for “All White Everything,” to the sneakily leaked video for “Inner Light.” Well, prepare yourselves for the enrapturing:Read More
On Wednesday, September 17th, , The War on Drugs had Columbus, Ohio’s Newport Music Hall packed to the brim for the band’s sold-out show in the capital city. As the stage lights turned blue, the crowd swayed to “My Back Pages” by The Byrds, transporting everyone to a past era of music. It’s a feeling:Read More
Damien Jurado has shared an alternative version of “Silver Katherine” off the deluxe version of his album, ‘Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son’. The bonus set of songs that comprises the deluxe version was recorded in the gorgeous Freemond Abbey in Seattle with the help of the Silver Sisters Choir:Read More