Swallows is a rock band from Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota that was formed in 2008 by former Thinland bandmates Jeff Crandall and Aaron Kerr and The Sleeper Pins' Tyson Allison. Swallows recently put out its second full-length album and fourth release, the roots-oriented "Witching & Divining." Swallows has also released: Clear Sky Relapse (EP, 2010), Dissonant Creatures (2009, instrumental compositions with Aaron Kerr) and Songs for Strippers (and other professions) (2008).
Since the release of Witching & Divining in October 2012, the album has received strong media support in the Twin Cities and was in in rotation on over 160 college and public radio stations throughout the U.S. and Canada, including multiple weeks of charting in the CMJ and Earshot! top 30 on several stations.
Swallows' line-up features Jeff Crandall (guitars, vocals, keys, piano), Tyson Allison (guitars, vocals, keys, marimba, melodica, percussion), Aaron Kerr (cello), Toni Tinetti (cello, vocals), Justin DeLeon (drums) and Mike Nordby (mandolin, percussion).