Interview with Jeff Southard of Swoon Records!


Swoon Records is an independent record label located in Tacoma, Washington. It was founded back in 2010 by the recording, mixing and mastering engineer Jeff Southard. It’s the home of several artists and bands, like Makeup Monsters, Santee and their latest addition Tangerine, just to count a few. But it’s not your regular independent label, because he’s got a lot of tricks up his sleeve. Amongst one of the benefits for artists and bands that are hosted on his roster, is that they get to use the Swoon Records studio for free – meaning that they’ll also have unlimited access to the studio and its equipment. As if that wasn’t enough, he’s also got a 50/50 policy when it comes to sales. He takes fifty and the artists take fifty, fair and square. I decided to contact him and interview him, so I asked him about his label, the history of it, the music industry and much more. You can read it in whole, down below.

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