Richard Swift :: 1977-2018

Richard Swift, songwriter, producer, visual artist, and genuine American weirdo, has passed. A prolific producer and sideman -- known for his work with Damien Jurado, the Shins, the Black Keys/Dan Auerbach, Lî¦titia Sadier, Foxygen, David Bazan, the Pretenders, Starflyer 59, Kevin Morby, and countless more -- Swift was also responsible for a series of difficult to classify solo recordings. Distilling wide-reaching influences, from Prince to Beefheart, Kraftwerk to Randy Newman, Swift's discography serves as a testament to his wide taste and restlessly creative nature.

Following an ill-fated turn in the world of CCM, Swift . . .

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