How to Swim

Live Act Indie New Wave Alternative Pop
How to Swim - Indie New Wave Alternative Pop Live Act in Glasgow

How to Swim Short Info

How to Swim are a six-piece chamber pop band from Glasgow, Scotland. Their new album, 'Niagarama', is the follow-up to 2010's 'Retina (or More Fun Than a Vat of Love)', described as "a dazzling display of talent" (The List) and an "often dizzying, sometimes infuriating car-crash of sound" (The Skinny).

Past Gigs How to Swim

  • 06 | 2015 Lemon Tree, Aberdeen supporting Woodenbox
  • 05 | 2015 Apolo, Barcelona in-store gig
  • 05 | 2015 TBC, Barcelona headline gig
  • 04 | 2015 Mono, Glasgow headline gig
  • 03 | 2015 Nice n' Sleazy, Glasgow supporting Universal Thee
  • 03 | 2015 Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh supporting Jack and the Apostrophe
  • 09 | 2014 Windmill Brixton, London supporting Abdoujaparov
  • 08 | 2014 Merchant City Festival, Glasgow festival gig
  • 05 | 2014 Knockengorroch Festival, Castle Douglas festival gig
  • 05 | 2014 Freedonia, Barcelona headline gig
  • 03 | 2014 Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow Niagarama album launch
  • 01 | 2014 Broadcast, Glasgow supporting Outfit
  • 11 | 2013 O2 ABC2, Glasgow supporting My Life Story
  • 03 | 2012 Nice n' Sleazy, Glasgow supporting Wave Pictures
  • 08 | 2011 Nice n' Sleazy, Glasgow supporting R. Stevie Moore

Discography How to Swim

  • 2014 Niagarama Album | Personal Hygiene
  • 2014 Dill Pickle EP | Personal Hygiene
  • 2013 Midnight Steak EP | Personal Hygiene
  • 2012 Corpsing Single | Personal Hygiene
  • 2012 It Doesn't Even Have To Be You Single | Personal Hygiene
  • 2012 Sleigh Tracks EP | Personal Hygiene
  • 2011 A Minor Key Christmas EP | Personal Hygiene
  • 2010 Retina Album | Personal Hygiene

Media

  • Video How to Swim - Bark - The Ri...
  • Video How to Swim - Magazines - T...
  • Video How to Swim - Dill Pickle
  • Video How to Swim - It Doesn't Ev...

Origin

  • Glasgow GB

Founded

  • 2000

Members

  • Gregor Barclay Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
  • Paul Kelly Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals
  • Ian Cronan Drums
  • Dave Gillies Bass, Backing Vocals
  • Nicola West Keys, Electric Cello, Backing Vocals
  • Alexander Lambton Saxophone, Percussion