Monday July 9th: RICHARD SWIFT
Richard Swift (March 16, 1977 – July 3, 2018) was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and short-film maker. He was the founder, owner, and recording engineer of National Freedom, a recording studio located in Oregon. Swift worked as producer for such acts as The Shins, Damien Jurado, David Bazan, Foxygen, Jessie Baylin, Nathaniel Rateliff, The Mynabirds, Gardens & Villa, Cay-ucas, and Guster. Swift is a former member of indie rock band The Shins and The Arcs with Dan Auerbach.
Richard Swift passed last Tuesday of an undisclosed medical condition at the age of 41.