A brand new 7” vinyl collection known as the Fug Yep Soundation has launched in reminiscence of the late Richard Swift. The collection goals to boost consciousness for dependancy and “bring community to those suffering” by donating to musician-focused organizations MusiCares and Music Support UK. The collection may also instantly help Swift’s household. Fug Yep’s first launch is the 7” vinyl of Lucius’ “Christmas Time is Here/Keep Me Hanging On,” which Swift produced, recorded, and blended. He additionally did all of the art work. Out December 7, it’s out there for preorder now. Listen to “Christmas Time is Here” beneath.
Richard Swift passed away on July three attributable to complications from his wrestle with alcohol dependancy. He sought therapy all through the previous few years of his life. Read “Why Richard Swift Was an Indie Rock Treasure” on the Pitch.