Funhouse For Fiends, the sophomore EP from New York’s Swimclub continues their exploration of American outsider pop. From nuggets inspired 60’s rock to indie pop balladry of the 80’s and 90’s the band links it all seamlessly on one disc. Funhouse For Fiends provides songwriters Greg Adams (guitar) and Gene Davenport (bass) the opportunity to play off each other as well, with alternating stories that lure the listener into a world that is at times melancholy but also hopeful and slyly comical.
released 26 April 2011
Recorded at Thump Studios - Brooklyn, NY
Mastered by Fred Kevorkian at Avatar Studios - New York, NY
Greg Adams and Gene Davenport, along with drummer Kevin Bryant, put their Manhattan office temp careers aside to form the
indie pop group Swimclub in 2007. "As soon as I found out Greg had been licensing his songs to documentaries I told him 'you can't waste this stuff on PBS, we gotta play some shows!'" says bassist Gene Davenport....more