Swans
Features // 15 Articles
Reviews // 7 Articles
Blogs // 4 Articles
Media // 1 Articles
//Features

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.

//Reviews

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.

Swans: The Gate
25 Oct 2015 // 9:20 PM

Michael Gira’s lauded experimental rock group returns with an apocalyptic shriek.

//Blogs

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.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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