Michael Gira of Swans Talks Music, Process, and Insane Energy Levels
“I’m comatose from having been on tour essentially for seven weeks.”
Larkin Grimm, “I Don’t Believe”
“This song was written for all the survivors of abuse.”
ATP Iceland 2015: Day 3
ATP Iceland comes to end with sets by clipping., Lightning Bolt, Swans, and more.
Cult of Youth, Final Days
How are you preparing?
Swans’ Filth is being reissued
And Michael Gira shares some words on the band’s seminal debut studio album.
Swans and Xiu Xiu at Tralf Music Hall
The reformed Swans started touring in 2010 after originally breaking up in 1997.
Jesse K. Phillips, DEATHBED EP
Exploring bleak as an aesthetic through drones and the intimacy of darkness.
Week in Pop: Albert Swarm, Secret Colours, WV White
With exclusives and support from Suburban Living, Young Aundee, & more.
Reviews: The Association, Kissaway Trail, Xiu Xiu
Artfully covering Nina Simone, Stonehenge album re-issues, and Brooklyn noise rock.
Reviews: Airstrip, The Howling Hex, Cy Dune
Hipshaking obscure R&B comps, mockeries of "Best Of…" comps, and messy EPs.
Swans and Devendra Banhart at Music Hall of Williamsburg
Swans and Devendra Banhart make up a postponed post Hurricane Sandy show.
#AnxietyBlock's Top Ten Records of the Year
Also top 7"s and top cassette tapes according to plays on her WNYU radio show.
Swans and A Hawk and a Hacksaw at Bowery Ballroom
Michael Gira returns with Swans to New York's Bowery Ballroom.
The Best Music of August 2012
A toast to longevity, to feeling good, and to the reckless youth who keep us on our toes.
Michael Gira and the second life of Swans
The Swans frontman discusses the band's new groove and new visions on the new LP, The Seer.