Reviews // 8 Articles
Blogs // 4 Articles
Media // 1 Articles
Finding the Image: Michael Gira Talks Swans' Creative Process
2 Aug 2016 // 9:00 PM
Michael Gira discusses the mistake that led to a critical part of the latest Swans album, building a collective mind, and the art of Francis Bacon.
The Best Albums of 2014
22 Dec 2014 // 8:10 AM
From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.
Swans: The Great Annihilator / Michael Gira: Drainland
28 Jun 2017 // 3:58 AM
By pairing The Great Annihilator with Drainland, the emotional rawness of Gira and Jarboe's art comes through in full color.
Swans: White Light From the Mouth of Infinity / Love of Life
14 Dec 2015 // 9:30 PM
Though these early '90s records have a bright transcendence that makes them feel like outliers, they fit perfectly into the Swans canon.
Blood and Thunder: Entering the Echo Chamber
28 May 2015 // 4:02 AM
In an age when writers regularly churn out "content" at dizzying speeds, truly great music makes a writer slow down and take time to reflect.
Swans - "I'll Cry for You" (audio) (Premiere)
14 May 2015 // 5:00 AM
You can now hear a long-lost Swans tune from the Filth era, that didn't see a proper release at first -- because someone's parents said no.