With signs of influences like Delirious, Jars of Clay, and Husband&wife, the four songs on Swings & Cloves come across with massive feeling, pleading vocals, and musical arrangements that are big but focused. The music and lyrics work together perfectly for an intensely moving experience.
January 24, 2011
November 9, 2010
Compared to last year's "Dark Dark Woods," this record is a fuller, lusher brand of indie rock for fans of anything from Elliot Smith to Colour Revolt.
December 17, 2009
Frank Schweikhardt fits perfectly on the XRA roster, bringing a slow and minimalist acoustic sound that melds perfectly with his soft baritone. It’s like a stripped down Iron & Wine and a solo Husband&Wife mixed with a non-Cynical David Bazan.