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As Wilco guitarist Nels Cline hinted at last summer, Wilco has announced the launch its own record label, dBpm (decibels per minute) Records. The label will be run by Wilco manager Tony Margherita, with distribution handled by ANTI- Records, who put out Mavis Staples’ Jeff Tweedy-produced record, You Are Not Alone, this past September. The first release from the label will be the new Wilco album, currently slated for late-2011.


In other Wilco-related news, the band will once again be curating the Solid Sound Festival from June 24-26 in North Adams, Massachusetts at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Return Trip passes have already sold out, so get a move on if you’re thinking of attending!

J.C. Sciaccotta is a freelance writer/independent filmmaker from Barrington, IL. He is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago's Film & Video program. His short films have screened throughout the United States, and he has served on the jury of the CineYouth Film Festival (which is part of the greater Chicago International Film Festival). Aside from his journalistic and cinematic endeavors, he makes an effort to play and compose music whenever time allows.


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