Review by Jay Freeman Divide and Conquer Magazine 3.8 out of 5 Stars The Side Effects is a three-piece, post-punk hard rock band from Minneapolis, Minnesota that formed in 2018.Continue readingDivide and Conquer Review of The Side Effects EP
Live at the Phoenix Theater by J. Briozo A new six song live EP, recorded at J. Briozo’s Deep in the Waves album release show on November 10, 2017 atContinue readingJ. Briozo “Live at the Phoenix Theater” EP now available
Thanks to the Phoenix Theater and Eric Cohen at the Arts Nest for providing us with a great space to host this event! Also, special thanks to: Steve Murray (soundContinue readingThanks to everyone for the great album release show!
“Blue” is a short, jazz influenced song for the album written in mid-November about the coming Minnesota winter. It’s a song that I think most Minnesotans can relate to. We’veContinue readingAlbum release show video teaser featuring the song “Blue” from Deep in the Waves
Our album “Deep in the Waves” went out to radio today thanks to the good work of our friends at Tinderbox Music. Wish us luck as the radio campaign getsContinue reading“Deep in the Waves” going for radio ADDS on 10/3/17
J. Briozo’s debut album “Deep in the Waves” will be kicked off with two Milwaukee release shows on Friday, September 29 (Frank’s Power Plant), Saturday, September 30 (Linneman’s Riverwest) andContinue readingDeep in the Waves Album Release Date set for November 17, 2017
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 aboutContinue readingSwallows DIY 360 at the Institute of Production and Recording
Photo of Swallows in the First Avenue men’s room that a few venues have used for Swallows promotions. Cellist Toni Tinetti probably wasn’t having one of her proudest moments! WeContinue readingPhotos: Unofficial Promo Photo (2011)
Photos from Swallows August 10, 2011 set at 7th Street Entry in Minneapolis. Other bands on the bill were Jezebel Jones and Her Wicked Ways, Cantankerous Folk and El LeContinue readingPhotos: First Avenue 7th Street Entry (2011)
Photos from Swallows’ Americana Mondays set on July 9, 2012 at Cause Spirits and Soundbar in Minneapolis. Other acts performing that night were Kivi and Pray and Pleasure Horse.
Photos from Swallows May 16, 2012 set at Amsterdam Bar and Hall in St. Paul, MN. The other bands on the bill that night were Sarah Morris and Colonization andContinue readingPhotos: Amsterdam Bar and Hall, St. Paul (2012)
Photos from an early evening set at Louis Bar in Omaha, Nebraska, the 4th stop on Swallows’ October 2012 Witching & Divining tour. We got to play a good longContinue readingPhotos: Witching & Divining Tour – Louis Bar, Omaha (2012)
Photos from Swallows’ set at The Fremont in Des Moines, Iowa, the third stop on Swallows’ fall 2012 Witching & Divining tour. This was a crazy drunk set – evidencedContinue readingPhotos: Witching & Divining Tour – The Fremont, Des Moines (2012)
Photos from The Elbo Room in Chicago– the second stop on Swallows’ October 2012 “Witching & Divining” release tour.
Photos from the Art Bar in Milwaukee – the first stop on Swallows’ October 2012 “Witching & Divining” release tour.
Photos from Swallows opening set for Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside at First Avenue’s 7th Street Entry on May 23, 2012. All photos were taken by photographer Brandie Johnson.
One of the early shows Swallows played with new members Justin DeLeon (drums) and Mike Nordby (mandolin/percussion) who both joined Swallows in 2010.
A collage of most of the players on “Songs for Strippers (and other professions)” plus the core of the new Swallows line-up. Thinland alums Patrick Hennessey (drums) and Jason FrittsContinue readingStrippers release postcard 2 – band collage (2008)
Early Swallows’ promotions with players from the first album (before we had a full live performance line-up in place): Aaron Kerr, Jeff Crandall, Tyson Allison, Frank Spencer and Leigh Gregory.
Photos from Swallows’ set at Ed’s (No Name) Bar in Winona, Minnesota at the 2013 Mid West Music Fest
Photos from a couple of early Swallows gigs at the Terminal Bar in Minneapolis in 2008.
Various photos from Swallows shows at the White Horse Saloon in St. Cloud, MN (2009-2010)
Swallows at the June 2010 Get Your Rock On Music Festival at Station 4 in St. Paul, MN.
Shots from May 2010 501 Club gig in Minneapolis with Jezebel Jones and Her Wicked Ways and Beller. This was essentially the first Swallows show with a full band line-up.
Poster for August 10, 2011 show at 7th Street Entry with Jezebel Jones, Swallows, Cantankerous Folk and El Le Faunt and His Traveling Circus.