American Music


The adultery between rock and roll’s overblown idols and present-day innovators such as Richard Swift, Courtney Barnett, Sonny and the Sunsets.

“...a treasure trove of musical goodies.” – Laurie Gallardo, KUTX

"I’m a sucker for simplicity, so Summer Swells’ new single “Herbalist” had me right from the start of its two chord verse, with that muted, rollicking rhythm guitar. " -

"...feels like a country dance hall meets beach party with its surf rock vibe, tambourine crashes, twangy, reverb soaked guitar riffs and vintage Hammond organ fills. " -Side One Track One


Summer Swells is David Pinkham (vocals, guitars), Ben Meza (guitar, keys), Gary Calhoun (bass) and Stephen Freddo (drums)