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Q: What’s the key to owning and operating a successful record label for 25 years?
A: Well, it’s different for everybody. For Fat Wreck Chords I really think it’s trying to do one thing right, you know? Keeping it a punk rock label. We never tried to expand into other styles of music really, just a little here and there, but basically every band we’ve signed I had to like and they had to be affiliated with the punk rock genre and just good music. I never wanted to fool anybody. A lot of labels put out two good songs on a record and when you buy the record it sucks. I don’t let bands get away with that s—.