The Swayback adds Vaux's Adam Tymn, readies new album

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The Swayback is a quartet once again. After briefly stripping its lineup down to a three-piece late last year with the exodus of Shawn Astrom, the outfit has added Vaux's Adam Tymn to its ranks. The guitarist, who formed the excellent Ride the Boogie after the dissolution of Vaux and who has most recently been playing with Melissa Auf der Maur, is taking over second guitar and keyboard duties. Tymn will make his live debut with the Swayback tomorrow night, when the act joins the Knew, Drop City and Missing Dufrenes for a Farewell to Bush Bash at the hi-dive. We also received word from the group that its L.A. sessions with Andy Johns will be issued via seven-inch, with a free digital download component that will reportedly feature a remix of "Queen's Dance." The Swayback, which just had one of its songs licensed, has one more gig booked at the Lion's Lair, on Friday, January 30, then plans to take a bulk of the spring off to work on new material and record a new full-length with Andrew Vastola, who oversaw the band's last disc, Lone Gone Lads. The as-yet-titled disc is due for release sometime in July.

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