Giant Swan

This is an archive item from Supersonic 2023

Joining us Friday night at Supersonic are Giant Swan – the brainchild of Robin Stewart & Harry Wright; an acerbic marriage of energised, aggressive dance music, quaking bass and hypnotic electronic noise.

Across a table of machines and pedals, incorporating abused guitar and liberal vocal manipulation, Giant Swan create a cross-breed of hypnotic bass, industrial percussion and disorientating energy delivered with telepathic intricacy.

With strong ties to Bristol’s deep musical heritage, Giant Swan are a maelstrom of potential energy, bleeding between several sonic movements that both obliterate and invigorate. Building on a foundation of rhythmic tension and frenzied improvisation, no two performances are the same as the duo re-build and destroy their twisted vision of techno-not-techno.

Relentless touring of the DIY circuits as well as festival stealing performances at the likes of Unsound and Atonal has seen their reputation take flight as the unstoppable force in live electronic music.