Richard Swift (singer-songwriter)
Richard Swift (March 16, 1977 – July 3, 2018) was an American singer-songwriter, musician and producer. He was the founder, owner, and recording engineer of National Freedom, a recording studio located in Oregon. He worked as producer for such acts as The Shins, Damien Jurado, David Bazan, Foxygen, Jessie Baylin, Nathaniel Rateliff, The Mynabirds, Wake Owl, Laetitia Sadier of Stereolab, Gardens & Villa, Cayucas, and Guster.
|Birth name||Ricardo Sigilfredo Olivarez Swift-Ochoa|
|Born||March 16, 1977|
|Died||July 3, 2018 (aged 41)|
Tacoma, Washington, U.S.
|Genres||Indie pop, lo-fi|
|Labels||Polydor, Secretly Canadian, Velvet Blue, Joyful Noise|
|Associated acts||The Arcs, The Shins, The Black Keys, Instruments Of Science & Technology, Starflyer 59|
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