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Songs for folk who feel like they’re swimming against the current

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You’ll still hear something different after a hundred listens.
– Dominik Diamond

NEWS / LATEST RELEASE

16/10/20 – ‘Machine’ feat. Laura Hickli. Lead single and 3-track EP available on the usual platforms. Also available on our bandcamp page with an added radio edit.

A 7″ vinyl is also available from our label, Last Night From Glasgow, on a split with the excellent Deer Leader.

Based in Calgary, Canada, Laura Hickli is an award-winning baroque-pop / chamber-folk artist known for her chilling honesty, ethereal soundscapes and mental health war cries.

31/7/20 – To coincide with the release of our collab EP, The University of Skinflats, we release ‘Through the Floors of a Starry Night’ feat. one of Falkirk’s most celebrated musicians, Adam Stafford.

“The fusion of Stafford’s talents with Out of the Swim’s songwriting skills is something truly special.” – The Music Files. Read the full review.

“Stafford is a songwriter of real depth, rich in understanding, in melodic virtuosity.” – Clash Magazine.

Buy the single or EP here.


26/5/20 – ‘The Garden’, our collaboration with Annie Booth, has been made a Fresh Fave on Fresh on the Net. Check out the review and the other nine tracks here

“A complex and layered track which is alluring, both sonically and lyrically.” – Is This Music?

“A fine slice of moody, jazzy electronica in the style of Bjork or Lamb, the sort of song you could imagine pulling you deep into the water and never letting you go.” – Fresh on the Net

Buy from bandcamp here

Taken from the EP
The University of Skinflats (Releases 31/7/20)
Click here for more information

Praise for Annie Booth:

‘Both fragile and commanding.’
– Rave Child

‘A talented young lady.’
– Vic Galloway

Click here for more on Annie Booth.