Archive for the 'Richard Swift' Category

Monday, June 16th, 2014

“Hey, buddy. I saw you leaning on my car.” Hey kids, Richard Swift just sent this over – a new 54 minute mix sourced from his personal 45 collection, laid down at National Freedom Studios in Cottage Grove, OR. Dig in, spot the individual tracks, and be sure to check out the man’s archives, HERE. […]

Monday, November 25th, 2013

(Re-posting the following from 2010, as Damien Jurado and Richard Swift’s next collaboration, Jurado’s lp Brothers And Sisters Of The Eternal Son, is out early next year.) Damien Jurado and Richard Swift – Other People’s Songs Vol. 1: A free digital download featuring the pair covering nine of their favorite songs, ranging from Bill Fay […]

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

It must be the season for new Richard Swift. Last month we shared the troubadour’s ode to a maimed hand, “Broken Finger Blues,” and today Swift offers up “Whitman,” the first taste from his forthcoming release, Walt Wolfman. A fine ode from one American iconoclast to another, “Whitman” — all propulsive chugging drums and keys […]

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Richard Swift dropped this number on his blog earlier today, a track he recorded in response to having a cast removed from a broken finger. A man of many musical hats, we find Swift donning his soul cap on this one. Swift’s blog, by the way, is very much worth a bookmark. MP3: Richard Swift […]

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Last week via Tumblr Damien Jurado and Richard Swift dropped Other People’s Songs Vol. 1, a free, 9 track, digital download featuring the pair covering some of their favorite songs. The tracks range from Bill Fay and John Denver to Kraftwerk and Yes. “Other People’s Songs Vol. 1 is a collection of covers recorded on […]

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Our friends at Flannelgraph Records just hooked us up with the upcoming, six-song, Richard Swift EP (Laminar Excursion Monthly Volume 9). A co-release with Crossroads of America, ‘Wolfman’ is available later this month on 3″ CD.  Dig that.  Just in time for Weird Summer II. MP3: Richard Swift :: Drakula (Hey Man!) ———————— + Download […]

Friday, March 27th, 2009

Caught Richard Swift twice last week while in Austin, first at the Secretly Canadian/Jagjaguar/Dead Oceans showcase and then the next day at our Hot Freaks party. Killed it both times. His upcoming album The Atlantic Ocean (April 7th) has been on constant rotation the past few weeks. Get ready. Download: MP3: Richard Swift :: Lady […]