Rvng Intl. Launches Sub-Label

Freedom To Spend is the brainchild of Pete Swanson and Jed Bindeman

Rvng Intl. have launched a new sub-label called Freedom To Spend.

The label will focus on alternative, electronic sounds, and was initially birthed in the early part of the ’00s as the brainchild of former Yellow Swans member Pete Swanson and Jed Bindeman of Portland record shop Little Axe. A manifesto on the label’s website sets out their intentions as being "concerned with autonomous anomalies produced by musicians working within and outside the limits of technology to create intimate art".

The first two releases on the label come from Michele Mercure, in the form of Eye Chant, and Marc Barreca with Music Works for Industry. The former was originally released in 1986 and the reissue is out now, while the latter, originally released in 1983, is out in the next couple of weeks. You can check out a video looking at Mercure’s work above and find out more information about the new label here.

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