Swallow The Rat

About this Artist

Swallow The Rat are an indie rock/post punk/psych/shoegaze band from Auckland, New Zealand. The band combine 90s indie rock, psychadelia and post punk with layers of guitars, dark moods and big melodies that would please fans of bands like Murder Capital, Fontaines DC, Jesus and the Mary Chains, and the like.


Releases we have curated and recommend to yours truly.
South Locust
September 1st, 2023

Auckland, New Zealand post-punk band Swallow the Rat have announced the release of their second studio album ‘South Locust‘, set for release on Sept 1, 2023 via Shifting Sounds. Reuniting with acclaimed engineer Nick Abbott (Foals, Die! Die! Die!), the album was recorded at NorthWestern in Auckla