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Love You Down 4, the one-day festival co-hosted by L.A. band SWIMM, will feature Miya Folick, the Egyptian Lover and Post Animal, among others, on Aug. 13 at the Echo and Echoplex.

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A face-painted couple wanders through L.A. until coming upon a party of clowns in the video for SWIMM’s “Spring Breaking Your Heart,” a song inspired by the spring breaks the band witnessed in their Florida youth.

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Watch Oh Sees; stream the Wedding Present, the Grammys, Esperanza Spalding, Aloe Blacc, Bad Suns, SWIMM, DREAMERS and more.

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LA-based psych-pop group SWIMM shares the new song “You Never Fake It” featuring Lauren Ruth Ward, an intimate ballad complete with lush synthesizers and an entrancing drum+bass. Detailing the backstory of the song, SWIMM says: The story of “You Never Fake It” was actually birthed out of one rainy night in Manhattan I had a few years ago but when I hear this song it brings me back to the first couple weeks of quarantine. It was actually very stormy during that time so the air outside was ripe with panic and urban drainage, while inside my warehouse… mostly panic, ganja and sweatpants. Turns out productivity can really blossom when you’re not sneaking into the ballroom bathrooms of East LA snorting Cayenne pepper with strangers for a head rush. This new allotment of focus time let me dive into the production of this one… This is gonna sound a little Indigo-child dream-catcher vibe but I kept hearing “Kim”, the somewhat illusory character of the song, in my head when I was recording and wanted to somehow capture the spirit of her and have it feel analogous to the way you can kind of capture a memory in a song. So I texted my best bud and […] For more, go to: TheGirlsAtTheRockShow.com (Source)

Los Angeles psych-pop outfit, SWIMM, officially launched the next chapter in their creative journey with the release of the brand new single and video, “Feel Better”. The track offers solace and hope to a young LA woman who has fallen victim to “the cliches of men in Hollywood taking advantage of starry-eyed transplants for the first time” as vocalist, Chris Hess (a.k.a Cookie), puts it. As the guitars roll over a soul-soothing beat accented by a myriad of carefully arranged synths, the song’s protagonist lets his friend know it is ok for her to slow down and do what she needs to do to feel good.  Here is what Cookie had to say about the new single: You hear so much about the cliches of men in Hollywood taking advantage of starry-eyed transplants that you almost think you’ll be numb, or at the least, unsurprised when you see it first hand. But when I witnessed it up close for the first time it had a pretty profound effect on me. In other words it made me sad as fuck. I became invested in the story of this woman and wanted to trace things back to the start for her… when her aspirations […] For more, go to: TheGirlsAtTheRockShow.com (Source)

SWIMM’s beguiling new single “Feel Better,” written as note of comfort to a traumatized friend, has taken on a larger meaning in this emotionally perilous era. Both the song and video offer a measure of rejuventation.

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