Band Booking: Pete Swanson on Blissful Noise and His “Police Academy” Inspiration

Pete Swanson, everybody. Maybe you first heard about him because he was one-half of the noise duo Yellow Swans, who did the blissed/abrasive/blissed thing pretty well? His solo debut, Man With Potential, built on that foundation, while his latest EP, the memorably-titled Punk Authority, follows in the dancier direction heard on last year’s Pro Style. Swanson makes memorable music that’s often delivered in memorable ways; Punk Authority is catchy and chaotic, danceable and dissonant. And so I caught up with him via email to […]

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