Jagjaguwar is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a year-long release campaign, beginning with Dilate Your Heart, an album of poetry by Ross Gay featuring music from Bon Iver, Gia Margaret and others.
Dilate Your Heart is the first Jag Quarterly album of Jagjaguwar's year-long 25th anniversary campaign JAG25, and is announced today alongside Ross Gay's "Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude" poem which includes music by Bon Iver.
The upcoming album will feature poetry performed by Ross Gay, which will be set to music by the likes of Mary Lattimore, Angel Bat Dawid, Gia Margaret and Sam Gendel.
Other artists confirmed as contributors for future Jag Quarterly releases include Lonnie Holley, Moses Sumney, Perfume Genius, Sharon Van Etten and The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble.
Each instalment of Jag Quarterly will resurrect a different mantra from the label’s past, including Dilate Your Heart, This is a Mindfulness Drill, Join the Ritual and the original Jagjaguwar mantra, Sentimental Noise.