RICHARD SWIFT

About a year ago, Richard Swift horrifically fractured his left ring finger. For a moment his nimble guitar and piano work flashed before his eyes. Doctors were saying things like "movement and feeling could eventually return," etc, etc. Certainly, not even a little blip on the sadness radar of humanity, but a massive bummer for a fellow who has carved out a niche as one of independent music's sought after session players and producers -- and especially in relation to the astounding Richard Swift solo output we all know and love.

ALBUM RELEASE // Damien Jurado ‘Brothers And Sisters Of The Eternal Son’ Out Now, Watch ‘Jericho Road’ Recorded Live At The Strongroom In London



Damien Jurado‘s new album Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son is out now worldwide. Jurado’s latest reunites him with friend and producer Richard Swift after previously working together on Damien’s last full length, Maraqopa in 2012. Also today, we share a new video for “Jericho Road” recorded at The Strongroom in London and directed by Phil Poole. Watch it above or here on our YouTube channel.

Damien’s newest has garnered accolades in the US and across the pond where iTunes UK made it their Editor’s Choice pick today.

On Brothers And Sisters Of The Eternal Son:

“Seattle veteran’s 11th, and best, dials up the baroque…”

- MOJO | ★★★★

“Sumptuous career best…”

- UNCUT | 9/10

“An artist who never stops surprising.”

NPR

“This druggy, headphone record is his freakiest move to date.”

- Seattle Times

“with songs as strong as these, the plunge is well worth taking”

- Consequence of Sound

Get the Limited Edition deluxe version of Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son via SC Distribution, or the regular version of the album from iTunes, Amazon, and your local record store.

Click read more to see the video for “Silver Timothy” released last year, tour dates, and ticket links for Damien Jurado on tour right now.
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ALBUM ANNOUNCE // Damien Jurado’s ‘Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son’ Coming in January, Watch The Album Trailer

Damien Jurado fans the time is finally here! We are excited to announce Damien’s new album, Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son, will be out this January! Preview the new album’s sound by watching the album trailer, shot by Dan Huiting, which captures Jurado and producer Richard Swift working at National Freedom Studios in Cottage Grove, Oregon. Watch the trailer ABOVE or HERE on YouTube.

Click read more to see the track list, words from Father John Misty‘s essay on Jurado’s new album, and more.
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Do Not Skip This // Richard Swift Profiled at Stumptown Coffee

What do you get when you mix Richard Swift [the best that ever was/is] and Stumptown Coffee [also deliciously amazing]? A whole lot of awesome, that’s what. Swift recently opened his new show, Mt. Mountains, at one of the Stumptown stores in Portland. To adequately prepare for such an event, the fine coffee folks stopped by his Cottage Grove studio for a peak and a chat. Their report? “…it’s tough to tell which side of mad he’s hollering from.” DARN TOOTIN’. We also learn that Swift is a man of many things, some perhaps, that you would never know until NOW.

>>>> PHOTOS / INTERVIEW / FUNBITS found at STUMPTOWN <<<<

VIDEO VIDEO // Cayucas Premiere “High School Lover” at SPIN, Announce Debut Album ‘BIGFOOT’ – Out April 30

Cayucas are coming at you with their awesome new video for “High School Lover,” starring lead singer Zach Yudin and his band: Ben Yudin on bass (twin brother to Zach), Banah Winn on keys and Casey Wojtalewicz on drums. Missing in the action is guitar player Christian Koons. Although the video isn’t a complete narrative, Director Cameron Dutra called on the song’s origin when putting it all together. He tells us “‘High School Lover’ is about a girl who would write Zach love letters, yet he would never respond despite actually liking her back. I tried to abstract the idea of a high school girl’s notebook with doodles and sketches into stop motion graphics and titles.” Watch above!

“High School Lover” is found on Cayucas’s debut album, Bigfoot – out officially on April 30! Check out the album artwork above and the tracklisting below! Bigfoot was produced by none other than Richard Swift (record at his studio too!).

 
Tracklisting for Bigfoot
1. Cayucos
2. High School Lover
3. Will “The Thrill”
4. A Summer Thing
5. East Coast Girl
6. Deep Sea
7. Ayawa ‘kya
8. Bigfoot

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