Contact Us
Michael Gira

Michael Gira

Laibach's 4'33" film
Laibach's 4'33" film
[

Depeche Mode, New Order, Wire, Afghan Whigs & more interpret John Cage’s 4’33” for new box set

Over 50 Mute Records artists, past and present, are offering up interpretations of John Cage’s famously ”silent” composition for the label's 40th anniversary.

Read More

Swans Soundtracks for the Blind
[

Swans reissuing ‘Soundtracks for the Blind'; Michael Gira playing shows

Longtime Swans guitarist Norman Westberg is opening the shows.

Read More

Thurston Moore
[

guest-filled Thurston Moore “oral discography” coming

'We Sing a New Language: The Oral Discography of Thurston Moore' features contributions from Lydia Lunch, Richard Hell, Michael Gira, Lee Ranaldo, Glenn Branca, Nels Cline, and more.

Read More

12718204_10154717864121978_1258357776385078057_n-e1459870472715
[

Swans share new song “When Will I Return”

Michael Gira's wife Jennifer sings lead on it.

Read More

Swans Glowing Man
[

Swans announce new album ‘The Glowing Man’ & tour with Okkyung Lee, share clip of new song

Michael Gira said last year that the version of Swans who have been on a hot streak this entire decade would release their final album in 2016. Now it's officially been announced. It's called The Glowing Man, and it's due out June 17 via Young God/Mute. Like its predecessor, it was produced by John Congleton. Guests include Gira's wife Jennifer singing lead on"When Will I Return?" and Okkyung Lee playing a cello solo on "Cloud of Unknowing"...

Read More

212
[

Michael Gira denies Larkin Grimm rape accusation

Michael Gira posted the following to Swans' Facebook page:re the horrible and untrue accusations from larkin grimm:
I am completely shocked myself...

Read More

141
[

Larkin Grimm accuses Swans’ Michael Gira of rape & harassment, and Thomas Sayers Ellis of sexual harassment

In a lengthy, harrowing post on her Facebook today, Larkin Grimm accused her onetime collaborator, Swans' Michael Gira, of rape and sexual harassment...

Read More

James Richards IV
James Richards IV
[

Big Ears Festival adds film portion curated by Jim Jarmusch and Michael Gira, scores by Demdike Stare, Bill Frisell & more

The upcoming Big Ears Festival happening March 27-29 in Knoxville, TN, has been expanded once again. Like in past years, the festival will include a film portion, and a selection of that has been curated by filmmaker/musician Jim Jarmusch and Michael Gira, whose respective bands SQURL and Swans were already o...

Read More

5408
[

Cold Specks releasing new LP featuring Michael Gira, playing Afropunk Fest this weekend, touring this fall (dates, LP stream)

Cold Specks at Webster Hall in 2013 (more by Amanda Hatfield)

Canadian goth-inflected soul songwriter Cold Specks, who is playing AfroPunk this weekend in Brooklyn, will release Neuroplasticity on August 25, including two songs that feature Swans Michael Gira...

Read More

Brigid Gallagher
Brigid Gallagher
[

Swans/Michael Gira curating 3-day program in Netherlands; Savages & Bo Ningen collaborating +++ 24 NON-STOP HOURS OF DRONE

Swans @ Lincoln Hall (more by Brigid Gallagher)

From the Very Interesting Press Release Department:Le Guess Who? Festival (The Netherlands) is extremely proud to announce two special projects for 2014: a 3-day program curated by Swans/Michael Gira, and the world premiere of 24-Hour Dronefest...

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://www.brooklynvegan.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for BrooklynVegan quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!