Richard Swift was no stranger to singing about death. “Everyone knows when they’re gonna die,” he crooned, nearly a decade ago . Though absurdist comedy often obscured the fact, death loomed over many of Swift’s best songs. In them, tombs were […]
Humid funk out there, but we’re keeping cool. You are tuned into the July edition of the Aquarium Drunkard Transmissions podcast, our monthly series of interviews, features, and audio esoterica. On this episode, Justin Gage sits […]
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 […]
“Hey, buddy. I saw you leaning on my car.” Hey kids, Richard Swift just sent this over – a new 54-minute mix for Aquarium Drunkard sourced from his personal 45 collection, laid down at National Freedom Studios in Cottage Grove, OR.
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 […]
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Off The Record is a recurring feature, here on the Drunkard, that marries two of my greatest interests; music and travel. Having a locals perspective when visiting a new locale is the difference between experiencing […]