News Bands Michael Gira and Swans updates

Michael Gira and Swans updates

Posted May 19, 2018, 10:06 a.m. in Bands by Loren
Michael Gira and Swans updates

Swans has three new news-worthy pieces of information.

The band's 1996 album Soundtracks for the Blind will be released in a limited edition vinyl box sex (Young God), containing 4 LPS, digital download codes, and a poster. It's the first time Soundtracks will be issued on vinyl.

Second, ringleader Michael Gira has announced a short US West Coast tour of solo acoustic dates to take place this fall with support from Swans guitarist Norman Westberg. 

Finally, a new oral biogrpahy of Swans releases on June 26 on Jawbone Press. Titled Swans: Sacrifice and Transcendence, An Oral History and authored by Nick Soulsby, it was compiled from over 125 interviews with Gira, Swans collaborators and associates.

Tour dates are listed after the jump.

9/27/2018 Los Angeles CA Regent Theatre

9/29/2018 Berkeley CA The UC Theatre

10/4/2018 Portland OR The Old Church Concert Hall

10/5/2018 Seattle WA Columbia City Theater

10/25/2018. Brooklyn, NY - Warsaw (Fully Seated) 

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