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EP 20: Justin Black of Saw Black, Crystal Pistol Records, Warhen Records
Episode 2015th September 2021 • Music Rookie • Sweetheart Pub
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A conversation with Justin Black, a Richmond, VA-based independent musician who runs his own label, Crystal Pistol Records, and also works regularly with another Virginia-based label, WarHen Records

Justin’s primary vessel for musical output is under the moniker Saw Black, which I recommend you check out wherever you consume music. 

Our conversation is based around the premise of independent labels — and answering common questions like...should you start your own label? Should you cut a deal with a small indie? What might that deal look like versus a traditional deal or a "bigger" label deal? We’ll also demystify a lot of the day-to-day of being an independent musician and the music industry at-large.