Category Archives: Interviews

Interview: Fae Nae, Flat Land

A young girl plucks away at the rainbow-colored keys of her Fisher Price toy piano, oblivious to her surroundings, a toothy smile on her face. Soon that toy piano would be replaced with a full-fledged keyboard after some begging on her part to her parents. With natural talent and a passion for singing to boot,…
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Interview: Arrows in Action

If you’re in the market for a new band with a throwback sound, look no further than Gainesville’s own Arrows In Action, a pop punk group looking to fill an open niche in the local scene. Their regular cast of characters, Victor Viramontes- Pattison (lead vocals and rhythm guitar), Adrian De Zayas (lead guitar) and…
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Interview: San Holo

Despite only recently brushing with success, Dutch producer San Holo has already reached higher heights than many longtime producers. Since making a splash with his remix of the Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg classic “The Next Episode” in 2014, Holo has put out a slew of releases on several labels, with Spinnin’ Records, Skrillex’s OWSLA,…
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Showcase Spotlight: SALES

SALES, an independent Florida-based duo, is “v” special – band members Lauren Morgan and Jordan Shih already have several self-releases under their belt (2014 EP “SALES” and new singles,ivy and jamz), and have been named the “Ones to Watch” by The Hype Machine. Swamp Records agrees, and we had the opportunity to interview Lauren, SALES’…
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Showcase Spotlight: The Savants of Soul

The Savants of Soul describes themselves as, “a 10-piece Motown Soul band built on a foundation of blues, soul, jazz, rock ’n’roll, punk and ska.  They’ve gained a large following, cramming dance floors with their kinetic energy and theatrical live shows. Since the group’s inception, The Savants of Soul has shared the stage with acts…
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Showcase Spotlight: Flat Land

In preparation for Swamp Record Showcase I had the pleasure to sit down and talk with two members of Gainesville’s only “cosmifunkpop” band, Flat Land. Lead vocalist and violinist, Fae Nageon de Lestang, and drummer, Grant McLeod gave me a run down of what they have been up to and where they’re going. Flat Land…
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