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Nov 08, 2019

The Shins have shared two new songs: "Waimanalo" and "Trapped By the Sea." They are in honor of their former bandmate Richard Swift, who died last year. More

Sep 20, 2018

Richard Swift passed away back in July. Now The Hex, a final album from the singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer, has been announced and it's due out digitally tomorrow (September 21) via Secretly Canadian. There will be a physical release on December 7. The album's first single, "Sept20," has been shared, fittingly on its namesake date. More

Aug 23, 2018

Death Cab for Cutie released a new album, Thank You For Today, last week via Atlantic. Now they have stopped by SiriusXM to perform a cover of Richard Swift's "Most of What I Know," from his 2006 album Dressed Up For the Letdown. Swift passed away back in July and Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard was friends with Swift, as he talks about in an interview with SiriusXM ("There are very few people that I would call a genius, and I really believe that Richard was one of those people"). More

Jul 03, 2018

Singer/songwriter/producer/multi-instrumentalist Richard Swift has died at age 41. He was recently hospitalized for a "serious medical condition" and a GoFundMe page was set up on June 19 to help pay for his medical bills. Now Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys and The Arcs has shared via an Instagram post that Swift has passed. More


The Hex

The Hex

Secretly Canadian

Nov 08, 2018

The western frontier was an unforgiving place. Each town you rode into seemed to come with its own set of rules you had to navigate and adjust to immediately on arrival. And while this punishing and unpredictable environment often broke people down, it also was animated by a triumphant spirit of discovery and possibility.  More