There’s a certain degree of mystique to the Philadelphia indie project Swim Camp, due in no small part to the hazy melodies and drifting tempos their songs are imbued with. Then again, this is a band that, when you Google their name, you’re met with more links to actual swim camps in the region than to their music.
The project of singer-guitarist and songwriter Tom Morris, Swim Camp been floating under the radar since debuting in 2017, building up their name in South Philly DIY show lineups and on stage at venue’s like Ortlieb’s in Northern Liberties. But with their beautiful debut album Barlow Hill, released this spring on Z Tapes, the band is beginning to surface. Continue reading →