Swans — at USF Verftet, Bergen, Norway, May 7, 2015

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at USF Verftet, Bergen, Norway, May 7, 2015

News

Listen: Swans - “When Will I Return”

The Glowing Man Due Out June 17 via Young God

May 27, 2016

Swans are releasing their new album, The Glowing Man, on June 17 via Young God. It's the final album by the current version of the band. Now another track from the album has been shared, "When Will I Return."  More

Swans Announce New Album, Share Tour Dates and Song Clip

The Glowing Man Out June 17th on Young God / Mute

Apr 05, 2016

Swans have announced their new album, The Glowing Man, and European and North American tours to support it. More

May 07, 2015

Earlier this evening, Swans performed at USF in Bergen, Norway. More

Nov 24, 2014

Saturday was the third day of Le Guess WhoLaura Studarus was there to check out sets from SwansA Winged Victory for the SullenBinkbeatsEla Stiles, and Hauschka More

Aug 22, 2014

On August 25, dark singer/songwriter Cold Specks will release her sophomore album Neuroplasticity. More

Aug 20, 2014

Le Guess Who? has announced that Swans frontman Michael Gira will curate a special 3-night program at the festival. More

Swans Announce Tour Dates

Kicking Off Tonight in the Ukraine

Mar 24, 2014

Swans are hitting the road for an extensive string of tour dates. More

Swans Announce New Album, “To Be Kind”

Features St. Vincent, Cold Specks

Jan 27, 2014

Swans have announced the release of a new double album titled To Be Kind. More

Under the Radar Announces the Best of 2012 Issue featuring Grimes on the Cover

Issue also Includes Top 100 Albums of 2012; Artist Surveys; and Interviews with Passion Pit, Scott Walker, Tig Notaro, The xx, Sleigh Bells, Wild Nothing vs. The Go-Betweens, Jessie Ware, and more

Dec 21, 2012

Under the Radar’s Best of 2012 issue is shipping out to stores and subscribers and will be on newsstands nationwide in January. It features Grimes on the cover and includes interviews with other artists who made an impact in the last year, including Baroness, Julia Holter, Mount Eerie, Tig Notaro, Passion Pit, Purity Ring, Ty Segall, Sleigh Bells, Swans, Trust, Scott Walker, Jessie Ware, Wild Nothing vs. The Go-Betweens, and The xx. Plus the Top 100 albums of the year and Year-End Artist Surveys. More

Bands Added to 2011 Primavera Fest Lineup

The Flaming Lips, Belle and Sebastian Among Acts Announced.

Nov 15, 2010

Primavera promoters have announced today a slew of buzz-worthy acts joining Pulp for the epic five-day fest, which runs from May 25th through the 29th in Barcelona, Spain.  More



Reviews

The Glowing Man

The Glowing Man

Young God

Jun 21, 2016

Michael Gira's post-2010 version of Swans chokes the air like a storm in a southern gothic nightmare, the slow-motion onslaught unrelenting as it chases restless dreamers around dark corners and long hallways.  More

To Be Kind

To Be Kind

Young God

May 13, 2014

Only when it's too late do you realize that "Screen Shot," the opening track on Swans' new magnum opus, is the sound of being stalked. More

The Seer

The Seer

Young God

Aug 23, 2012

Having (temporarily?) retired his Angels of Light band alias and its bleak balladeer mode, Michael Gira is now two albums deep into the bleaker misanthropy of his seminal Swans project. More