Where Does a Body End? is a new documentary about Swans made by director Marco Porsia who spent five years ”in the band's tight inner circle,” filming ”rehearsals, songwriting sessions, the grind of life on the road, petty arguments and transcendent performances.”
Michael Girasaid 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"...
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...
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