Flint, Michigan's The Swellers dropped a ton of new material on unsuspecting fans with the release of a B-Sides And Rarities record on their Bandcamp page.
The collection of unreleased material spans the length of the band's career. It features several unreleased tracks, oversea exclusives, demos, instrumental renditions, and mellowed acoustic takes on their typically vibrant and brash sound.
To us, these tracks are priceless. Some of them show our earliest efforts in songwriting while others show the process it took to make our records what they are today. We never thought some of these strange demos would ever see the light of day, but we had so much fun opening up the vault and seeing what was in there. We included some never-before-heard unreleased songs, acoustic jams, and basement-style early versions of some of our favorite tunes.
For just five bucks fans can snag all 17 of the new and reworked tunes, with all money going directly to the band so there's alway the option throw as much money as desired in support.
If you got tax money back, this is a great place to spend it, because as a band, we just PAY a buttload of taxes at the end of the year instead of getting anything back. Plane tickets to the UK, paying back our awesome label No Sleep records, compensating for a Brazilian promoter NOT paying us.. lots of setbacks. We are currently self-managed, and trying hard to make sure we can keep touring and having fun.