Scratchie Records

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Scratchie Records was an independent record label founded in 1995 by James Iha and D'arcy Wretzky (ex-The Smashing Pumpkins), Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne, Ivy), Kerry Brown (ex-Catherine) and Jeremy Freeman.[1][2]

Initially, Scratchie was based in Chicago and had distribution through Mercury Records,[3] but a year of legal wrangling ended the pact after Universal merged with Mercury's parent company, Polygram. Scratchie then signed a deal with New Line and moved to New York City.

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  1. ^ Goodman, Elizabeth (April 6, 2007). "Exclusive: James Iha Speaks Out Regarding His Involvement in Pumpkins Reunion". Rolling Stone. Retrieved May 19, 2021.
  2. ^ a b Howe, Brian (April 14, 2020). "Dan Bryk's Misadventures in the Music Industry as Told by Wikipedia". Indy Week. Retrieved May 19, 2021.
  3. ^ "Author joins music label". Tampa Bay Times. September 16, 2005. Retrieved May 19, 2021.
  4. ^ Krasner, Rob (April 14, 2021). "Lower Manhattan performer talks new project and roots in entertainment". AM New York Metro. Retrieved May 19, 2021.