Ethan Hawke, Charlie Sexton Launch New Record Label with ‘Blaze’ Star

Rolling Stone | 10/23/2018 | Stephen L. Betts
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One of the year’s most notable music-centered films has served as the impetus for the formation of a brand-new, roots-based music label. Filmmaker and actor Ethan Hawke, musician-actor Charlie Sexton and Louis Black, co-founder of the Austin Chronicle and South by Southwest festival, have announced the launch of SexHawkeBlack, a label based in Austin and an imprint of the Nashville-based music company Dualtone.

As their first artist, the founders have signed actor and musician Ben Dickey, who portrayed singer Blaze Foley in Blaze, the critically acclaimed, Hawke-directed biopic released earlier this year. Black served as an executive producer on the film and Sexton appeared as another Texas music legend, Townes Van Zandt.

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Austinite Erika Pinktipps will serve as president of SexHawkeBlake, which will, according to a statement, focus on “some of the best and brightest emerging artists working in...
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