Reunited Swearin’ Announce New Album Fall Into the Sun; Hear “Grow Into a Ghost”

Swearin', Allison Crutchfield's band with Kyle Gilbride and Jeff Bolt, has announced a new album titled Fall Into the Sun and due out October 5 from Merge. It's…
Anna Gaca / July 24, 2018

30 Best Emo Revival Albums, Ranked

"Everything went back into the basement... We were the few people doing this in 2008. Really bad, wussy emo rock 10 years after it was…
SPIN Staff / June 14, 2017

Review: Allison Crutchfield Finds Her Own Way on Solo Debut Tourist in This Town

Allison Crutchfield’s first full-length album as a solo artist opens with a resigned and comforting sigh. It’s a prologue that sounds like an elegy: "When…
Anna Gaca / February 3, 2017

Fuzz-Pop Posse Swearin’ Expand American Tour

Allison Crutchfield and her distortion-loving, guitar-crushing crew have expanded their in-progress tour supporting last year's Surfing Strange. While the Philly/Brooklyn quartet have a real knack for…
Chris Martins / February 13, 2014

Waxahatchee and Swearin’ Combine Beck-lectic Forces as ‘Great Thunder’

Waxahatchee and Swearin' are sister bands, literally, but the former's leader Katie Crutchfield doesn't team with her twin Allison for Great Thunder. Instead, the duo…
Chris Martins / November 19, 2013

Swearin’ Coat Their Fuzzy Pop-Punk With Grit and Integrity on ‘Surfing Strange’

You can't blame a baby band for making a big commercial grab on their sophomore album, but thank god Swearin' didn't play it like that.
Jillian Mapes / November 6, 2013

Hear Swearin’s Cranked-Up Fuzz-Rock Gem ‘Dust in the Gold Sack’

Below, Philly grunge-punk outfit Swearin' unveil the second song off of their upcoming sophomore album, Surfing Strange. "Dust in the Gold Sack" features bendy guitars,…
Dan Reilly / October 2, 2013

Hear Waxahatchee and Her Twin Sis Give Grimes’ ‘Oblivion’ a Surf-Punk Reboot

The brilliant youngsters at Rookie have given us a handful of gifts lately, though mostly in the form of rock statesmen Thom Yorke and Morrissey…
Chris Martins / May 21, 2013