Category: Videos

Swallows DIY 360 at the Institute of Production and Recording

Swallows recently took a trip down to the Institute of Production and Recording (IPR) in Minneapolis where we got a chance to talk with Kevin Bowe and IPR students about the band, recording, touring, songwriting, etc. This segment includes three live performances. DIY 360 is a recurring event at IPR hosted by Kevin Bowe. The…


Video: Born on a Train – Live @ 7th Street Entry

Swallows performing the Magnetic Fields song “Born on a Train” at First Avenue 7th Street Entry in Minneapolis during our opening set for Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside on May 23, 2012. This Swallows performance featured Jeff Crandall (guitar, vocals), Toni Tinetti (cello, vocals), Aaron Kerr (cello), Justin DeLeon (drums), Tyson Allison (guitar) and…


Video: Prime Numbers – Aaron Kerr and Swallows

A montage video from Swallows 2009 album Dissonant Creatures with cellist/composer Aaron Kerr, which makes this essentially a Swallows’ album under a different name. Aaron, Swallows’ bassist/cellist is a gifted composer who has since renamed his instrumental ensemble Dissonant Creatures. Dissonant Creatures (the band) features several Swallows, including Justin DeLeon (drums), Mike Nordby (mandolin/percussion), Jeff…


Video: Jesus Built My Pedicab – Aaron Kerr and Swallows

A montage video from Swallows 2009 album Dissonant Creatures with cellist/composer Aaron Kerr, which makes this essentially a Swallows’ album under a different name. Aaron, Swallows’ bassist/cellist is a gifted composer who has since renamed his instrumental ensemble Dissonant Creatures. Dissonant Creatures (the band) features several Swallows, including Justin DeLeon (drums), Mike Nordby (mandolin/percussion), Jeff…


Video: Dissonant Creatures – Aaron Kerr and Swallows

An animated video from Swallows 2009 album Dissonant Creatures with cellist/composer Aaron Kerr, which makes this essentially a Swallows’ album under a different name. Aaron, Swallows’ bassist/cellist is a gifted composer who has since renamed his instrumental ensemble Dissonant Creatures. Dissonant Creatures (the band) features several Swallows, including Justin DeLeon (drums), Mike Nordby (mandolin/percussion), Jeff…


Video: Doctor Phibes – Aaron Kerr with Swallows

An animated video from Swallows 2009 album Dissonant Creatures with cellist/composer Aaron Kerr, which makes this essentially a Swallows’ album under a different name. Aaron, Swallows’ bassist/cellist is a gifted composer who has since renamed his instrumental ensemble Dissonant Creatures. Dissonant Creatures (the band) features several Swallows, including Justin DeLeon (drums), Mike Nordby (mandolin/percussion), Jeff…


The Ascetic (LIVE)

Swallows performing “The Ascetic” at The Elbo Room in Chicago on 10-11-12 during their Fall 2012 Witching & Divining tour.


Folsom Prison Blues (LIVE)

Minnesota’s Swallows performing Johnny Cash’s “Folsom Prison Blues” at the Elbo Room in Chicago on October 11, 2012 during their Fall 2012 Witching & Divining tour.


Long Long Shadow (LIVE)

Long Long Shadow by Swallows (Live at First Ave. 7th Street Entry)


Video: Come to Me

Music video for “Come to Me,” the first release from the debut Swallows’ album “Songs for Strippers (and other professions).” The video features a montage of footage from silent films (particularly from Dziga Vertov’s “Man With A Movie Camera” and the Salvador Dali­ and Luis Buñuel surrealist film “Un Chien Andalou”), stag films, film noir,…


Video: Medusa

Video for a 2010 demo version of the song “Medusa.”


Come to Me (LIVE)

Swallows performing the song “Come to Me” on St. Cloud State University radio and television’s Monday Night Live program in St. Cloud, Minnesota on September 20, 2010.