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Current Swell is back in the studio!

Current Swell is back in the studio!

Hey everyone, we are ecstatic to announce that after a period of writing, arranging and pre-production we have taken to the studio and are making a new record! We've been recording at greenhouse studios in Vancouver, with the absolutely brilliant producer Nathan Sabatino at the helm. The band is confident that this next batch of songs is going to be our best work yet! Be sure to check out...

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In The Studio

In The Studio

We have been in the studio for over a week now working on the new album. Stoked to be back recording and the songs are coming along great. We can't wait to share it with everyone next spring.

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BC and Alberta tour

BC and Alberta tour

We just had a great tour through western Canada. Our good friends Jon and Roy opened the tour for us, with Dougal Bain Mclean joining us for a few shows as well. So good to see full rooms, and familiar faces before winter sets in. 2 weeks before the tour, I (Dave) was washing dishes and dropped the glass bodum i was cleaning... I didn't want it to smash, so I lunged for it instinctively, gashing...

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Bass Clef: Notes from Ghosty

Bass Clef: Notes from Ghosty

Photo credit: Erica Chan http://ericachan.com/blog/ Its been an amazingly busy few months for us! We teamed up with our fantastic new U.K. friends The Skints and Gecko and toured England, Scotland, Wales....the works. Lots of sold out shows and enthusiastic crowds. We can't wait to go back and we hope to have the opportunity to tour with the Skints in Canada and show them some of the love...

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Australia Tour

Australia Tour

We're back from Australia and what a tour it was! We started on the West Coast in Perth, opening for the Sticky Fingers and also played a show with them in Bunbury. We got to enjoy the coast and the sunshine and of course took in the local cuisine of pies. Delicious! We then went to the East Coast to play the amazing Byron Bay Bluesfest. We were honoured to play not one, but two shows, with...

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UK Tour & LTA Pre-sale

UK Tour & LTA Pre-sale

We're just relaxing after a fantastic tour in Australia and getting excited to hit the road again in the UK and Europe. Speaking of relaxing, our album "Long Time Ago" is available for pre-sale in the UK at both iTunes UK (http://bit.ly/105ZKmB) and Amazon (http://amzn.to/10ezORZ), perfect tunes for a summer's afternoon pint. We are hitting the road in the UK with The Skints (http://www.theskint...

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Australia & UK Tour

Australia & UK Tour

On top of our upcoming USA tour dates we are extremely excited to announce our upcoming tours in Australia, United Kingdom and Europe! (http://currentswell.com/shows ) After we play Byron Bay Bluesfest in Australia we are hitting the road for a short tour with SOJA. Then in May we are touring the UK with the fantastic UK band The Skints and heading over to Europe for more select dates TBA. This ...

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Southeastern USA and CO Tour

Southeastern USA and CO Tour

We had an AMAZING time playing the Commodore last Friday, our fans are truly the best. Up next for us is our first tour of North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Colorado. We have some fantastic fans in those states and can't wait to rock it with them. If you have family and friends in those areas please please invite them to our Facebook event (https://www.facebook.com/even ts/55341563468363...

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Cold Snap, Courtenay and Commodore!

Cold Snap, Courtenay and Commodore!

We hope your 2013 is off to a terrific start. We had an amazing time at the Peats Ridge Festival in Australia over New Years and can't wait to come back to Auz again in April. For the meantime we have a couple Winter shows coming up in BC. First we are heading up to Prince George for the Cold Snap Festival, then playing the Sid Williams Theatre in Courtenay, BC and then on Feb 1st we are playing...

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Current Swell On Tour

Current Swell On Tour

We are happy to be back on tour down the west coast of the USA. The first two shows in Oregon were great! In Portland we spent some time in the Hawthorne district. After checking out shops, food carts and taking some pictures in the photobooth we decided to check out some vintage instruments. First was the guitar shop where Scott and Dave fell in love with a 60's acoustic Gibson. After that...

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Fall Tour Eastern Canada / NY and West Coast USA

Fall Tour Eastern Canada / NY and West Coast USA

We are excited to announce some tour dates in Canada and the U.S. in support of Long Time Ago. We are heading out to Ontario and Quebec and making two special US east coast stops in New York City (Monday, November 19th) and Rochester, NY (Tuesday, November 20th) before heading back to the west coast for a US December run of dates starting in Portland, OR on the 7th. Full tour details can be fou...

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Dispatch Tour

Dispatch Tour

We have finally recovered from a great tour with Dispatch in September. We started out in Vancouver with a sold out show at the Commodore and kept the momentum going in Seattle and Portland. The energy was fierce and it was a great to rock out with our great friends in Dispatch. We continued on down the west coast to Santa Cruz, where Scotty & Davers hit the waves with their boards as the weat...

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Current Swell on NoiseTrade

Current Swell on NoiseTrade

We are excited to announce that Current Swell is on Noise Trade. Check out our Noise Trade page (http://noisetrade.com/current swell) to download or listen to some songs from "Long Time Ago", which is coming out in the United States through Nettwerk Records on October 16th. Noise Trade helps musicians connect with more fans and allows our fans to help spread the music of Current Swell.

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Long Time Ago US Release

Long Time Ago US Release

We are getting really excited to release our album in the United States with our new friends at Nettwerk records. Scotty made a video blog about the release which you can check out here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =F21W0h-F7u0

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Brazil was a whirlwind tour! It was short but sweet and for most of us it was our first time in South America. We arrived in Sao Paulo to perfect weather so we decided to rent some bikes to see more of the town and after some mild co-ersion, we convinced our driver to join in on the fun.Our first show to our Brazilian fans was amazing, we played to almost 2500 people (pictured above) and the ene...

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