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Singer/songwriter Richard Swift's lo-fi, sepiatone style harkens back to the tin pan alley era. Born in 1977, the California native spent his youth locked in his room with a four-track recorder, a device that, along with a computer, he continues to utilize to this day. Influenced by everyone from Bob Dylan to early seventies dub acts like the Congos and Lee Perry, he has provided keyboards for shoegazeers Starflyer 59 and released two records of his own, Walking Without… read more

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  • One of the most under-rated musicians of a generation.
  • Indeed my dear Dumbangel
  • Could someone please explain to me why Richard Swift loose his time being a simple member of a band on the decline (The Shins) ? He was such a gifted songwriter as a solo artist. I really don't understand this waste of talent...
  • can anybody help a fellow? He can't find Richard Swift As Onasis. Someone please help him.
  • oooo lovely.
  • Broken Finger Blues.....whoa....another Swift classic.
  • Holy Cow LOVING Ground Trouble Jaw EP!
  • You are indeed amazing.
  • Instruments of Science and Technology Album #2 bout to release: http://onethirtybpm.com/2010/06/10/richard-swifts-instruments-of-science-and-technology-announce-new-album/

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