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  • MOJO Magazine Glowing Man 4 Star Review

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  • Back Beat Seattle Album Review: Swans’ The Glowing Man

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    Album Review: Swans’ The Glowing Man Album Review: Swans‘ The Glowing Man~Nick Nihil It’s both amazing and not too surprising at this point that a band as visionary, talented, and experienced as Swans can continue to evolve and deepen their uniquely monolithic attack. They’re certainly not the only band identified by heavy, droning dirges that find meditative peace within force and volume, but they’re the most compelling, versatile, and purposeful. I know how giddily I gushed about their last record, To Be Kind, calling it perhaps the finest record they ever made, which is particularly impressive considering their record before that, The Seer, could well have made that claim. Apparently their default setting is to make the best, most ‘Swans’ record ever with each new release. Geez guys, are you too cool to make something ‘meh’ once in a while? My reviews are getting redundant. Swans – The Glowing Man This record finds them dialing back the frequency of their ground-shaking crescendos, but not the power, developing the kinds of ethereal textures reminiscent of their early ‘90s work (reminiscent, but not repeating) and taking some surprising stylistic left turns. The melancholic prayer of an opener, “Cloud of Forgetting,” shuffles in......

  • UNCUT Q&A + Glowing Man Review

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  • Louder Than War Glowing Man Review

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  • SWANS: MOJO Working (in the studio) feature

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