Alec Hanley Bemis is a manager and creative producer. In 2001, he co-founded the Brassland label with Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National. For that work, he has been covered by The Irish Times, The Guardian, Print Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal. He has also worked as an independent manager with artists such as Alexi Murdoch, Dirty Projectors and !!! and consulted/curated for institutions such as All Tomorrow’s Parties and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation’s Summer Nostos festival. In his first career as a writer & journalist, he was published in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Bookforum, and LA Weekly on topics ranging from Beck to backyard wrestling.