Art Time :: Richard Swift Remembered

On the fifth anniversary of Richard Swift’s passing, those who worked closest with him speak to what made his process so magical. Includes remembrances from Jonathan Rado (Foxygen), Damien Jurado, Jessie Baylin, Luke Lalonde (Born Ruffians), Greta Morgan (Springtime Carnivore), Laura Burhenn (Mynabirds), and Kevin Morby.

Richard Swift :: March 20, 2009

Recorded a dozen years ago at the Mohawk in Austin, TX during SXSW, the half-hour performance finds Swift (backed by a full band) running through material from Dressed Up for the Letdown and the (then) soon-to-be released lp, The Atlantic Ocean. The night was crisp, the atmosphere buoyant, and the performance joyous.

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 […]