Swan Island (band)
Swan Island live at the Wonder Ballroom in Portland, Oregon on 25 January 2006, while opening for The Gossip.
|Origin||Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Genres||Rock, new wave|
Bob E. Kendrick
The band was started in March 2004 by drummer Vera Domini (Menagerie) and guitarist Aubree Bernier-Clarke (Half-Seas-Over). They were soon joined by guitarist Torrence Stratton, vocalist Brisa Gonzalez, and bassist Bob E. Kendrick (Shemo and owner of 16 records). Swan Island has performed with Sleater-Kinney, Mary Timony, LKN, The Gossip, Tracy and the Plastics, and others on the west coast. In the summer of 2006 they performed at the week-long Homo-A-Go-Go festival in Olympia, Washington. Many of the members of Swan Island have been involved with Rock and Roll Camp for Girls.
- The Centre Will Hold LP on 16 Records / Holocene Music, September 2006
- Night Owl 3"CD on 16 Records, 2005
- Swan Island Official Site
- Willamette Week, Best New Band 2006
- Willamette Week, Swan Island Calling It Quits
- Cary Clarke, "Our Town Could Be Your Life." The Portland Mercury, January 17, 2008
- Mairead Case, "Riot Redux." City Pages Music, October 11, 2006
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