Mission Creek Festival Spotlight: Pete Swanson

Mission Creek Spotlight: Pete Swanson

Mission Creek Festival // Iowa City // April 2-7, 2013 // Tickets

Storified by Little Village Magazine· Thu, Mar 07 2013 10:52:42

Mission Creek Festival // Iowa City // April 2-7, 2013 // Tickets
Saturday, April 6 // 9:00 p.m. // Yacht Club
Pete Swanson w. Ital, Container, Cuticle
Pete Swanson is, in a word, experimental. His music is a mash-up of industrial noise, pulsing electronic dance music and pure, minimalist expressionism. He draws from a varied and complex pool of musical subcultures, resulting in a product that often transcends more well-established music genres. 

Sound interesting? You can catch Swanson’s unique brand of music at the Yacht Club on Saturday, April 6.
Pete Swanson – Grounds For Arrest [Official Video]software
Swanson’s style might be aptly compared to that of Tim Hecker, electro-wiz and Mission Creek Festival veteran. Not unlike Hecker’s 2012 Mission Creek performance at Iowa City’s First United Methodist Church, Swanson’s show is sure to be a something special. Consider putting it on your to-see list, and in the mean time, be sure to check out Swanson’s brand of experimental music below.
“If you want to take what I do seriously, go ahead… If you think it’s a waste of time, that’s fine. You’re not getting in my way or hurting my feelings.” Great interview with Pete Swanson on Tiny Mix Tapes.Ears Have Ears: Unexplored Territories In Sound
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Just listened to the new Pete Swanson EP, I feel cleansed and also don’t understand emojis either. Is it…something you eat?Mike Wolf
College View editan edit for my side of a split LP with Mike Shiflet for Amish Records’ Required Wreckers series. Due out Summer 2012

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