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Darius Van Arman

Co-Owner – Secretly Label Group USA

Darius Van Arman founded Jagjaguwar in 1996, and currently is co-owner of Secretly Group, an Indiana-based label group that includes Secretly Canadian, Dead Oceans, Jagjaguwar, and The Numero Group. Artists his companies work with include Bon Iver (winner of two Grammy awards), The War On Drugs, Antony, Major Lazer and Dinosaur Jr., to name a few.

Darius Van Arman currently serves on the SoundExchange board, the A2IM board, on the Worldwide Independent Network council and as an observer on the Merlin board. In the summer of 2014, on behalf of A2IM and the U.S. Independents, he testified in front of U.S. Congress about music licensing and the independent sector's need for a level playing field, so we can compete and grow.