Articles tagged the mynabirds, saddle creek, richard swift

The Thermals: Desperate Ground

A consummate and brilliantly constructed 26-minute punk concept album. The Thermals are blowing hot hot hot.

READ more
Gardens & Villa: Gardens & Villa

With production assistance from label mate Richard Swift, this Santa Barbara quintet turns in an exciting debut.

READ more
Cursive’s Tim Kasher Keeps Maturing in Public on His Solo Effort

An older and more experienced veteran of hundreds of shows and over a decade in the public eye, Kasher’s asking himself again what it means to be an artist in the commercial world.

READ more
Richard Swift and Damien Jurado - Other People’s Songs (new album / MP3)

A deliciously eccentric covers record offered entirely for free via a freshly minted tumblr page, in their own words, "these recordings came about spontaneously, and we wanted to share them in the same manner."

READ more
Moving Mountains with Her Point of View: An Interview with the Mynabirds

Hot on the heels of the most promising debut album of 2010, Laura Burhenn of the Mynabirds divulges with PopMatters on coming to terms with being a good person through her music, working with the enigmatic Richard Swift, and why Ringo Starr is so misunderstood.

READ more
Damien Jurado: Saint Bartlett

Saint Bartlett won't change the opinion of anyone who's already had his or her mind made up on Damien Jurado, but for those awaiting a welcome fork in the road, the record more than satisfies. It's arguably the best front-to-back record of his career.

READ more
Richard Swift: The Atlantic Ocean

Fresh off a sojourn to Detroit circa 1960, the Swift-E-3000 Temporal-Aural Displacement Device (TADD) lands firmly in the 1970s.

READ more

Nebraskan indie-rockers Cursive will release their ickilly titled sixth album Mama, I’m Swollen on March 10, but both theband and their label are making it

READ more
Richard Swift: Richard Swift as Onassis

While this collection's substance is mostly tangential, it would be unfair to deem it a complete misstep artistically.

READ more

3 Mar 2008 // 8:00 PM

RICHARD SWIFT [ Photo: Paul Heartfield] Richard Swift Knee High Boogie Blues [MP3] (from Richard Swift As Onasis releasing 8 April)       Phone

READ more
Instruments of Science & Technology: Music from the Films of R/Swift

Richard Swift is an ideal when it comes to our modern definition of artist: comfortable in many mediums and unafraid to experiment.

READ more
Richard Swift: Dressed Up for the Letdown

What artist in any field wouldn’t want to be the new Beatles and transform the world? Swift consistently expresses grand ambitions and great feelings, which should be applauded.

READ more
	Richard Swift: The Collection Vol. 1

As a means of introduction, Secretly Canadian has lovingly repackaged two Richard Swift discs into one two-disc volume. You'll be glad you met him.

READ more
//Mixed media
//Blogs

Double Take: Marty (1955)

// Short Ends and Leader

"Paddy Chayefsky's adaptation of Marty may be a period piece, but it's a heck of a piece nonetheless.

READ the article