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Pass Through the Fire


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released October 29, 2021
Matt Dowling - Voice, Bass Guitar, Synth
Erik Sleight - Drums, Sounds

Produced by Matt Dowling, Erik Sleight and Peter Larkin
Recorded by Matt Dowling and Erik Sleight at the BLIGHT. house (Petworth, DC)
Mixed by Peter Larkin
Mastered by Calin Enache at District Sound Lab (DC)

Layout/Design by Tim McKay


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SWOLL Baltimore, Maryland

Swoll is the minimal bass-centric electronic project of Matt Dowling
(The Effects, Paperhaus, Deleted Scenes). Matt started working with Benjamin Schurr(Br'er/Blight Records) on a series of sparse, melancholic yet hooky new songs. Utilizing limitations as a compositional tool, the duo focused on a spare sonic palate of old drum machines, bass, mellotrons and haunting synths. ... more


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