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Justin Vernon Starts Record Label

Chigliak ImageWell, it's about time. Eau Claire native & beloved indie crooner Justin Vernon, frontman of Bon Iver, has started his own vanity label on Jagjaguwar called Chigliak Records. He plans to launch the label with previous records that weren't commercially released, starting with It's All Aquatic from Amateur Love, another homegrown act. You can also expect releases from Bon Iver's former tourmate Sarah Siskind, as well as 12 Rods. Justin could fill up his label roster on his own with the many musical projects he's involved with - Bon Iver, Gayngs, Volcano Choir...

For those wondering, the name for the label (Chigliak) comes from a character on the TV show Northern Exposure -- the same TV show that provided inspiration for the name Bon Iver. Watch Justin's duet with Sarah Siskind below, performing her song "Lovin's for Fools."






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