Dave Swallow

Dave Swallow

Live Audio Engineer/Mixer, Writer, Author and Creator of Audio Architect Apparel

Born with all the correct fingers, toes, arms and legs into the cockle-picking town of Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK, Dave spent his formative years surrounded by the many delights a British Seaside town has to offer. Or at least this seaside town; The world’s longest pleasure pier, for example, mud and the inability to sound a consonant, which is very much an Essex thing but it’s South Essex that really take it to another level. Leaving school, minus a tooth (cousinly inflicted), was a daunting prospect. Dave hated salt water, so cockle-picking was out, and he was about as gangster as Harry Potter…

August 26, 2005

Corinne Bailey Rae

Corinne Bailey Rae

The Cheltenham Festival played host to the first show I did with Corinne Bailey Rae in August read more tweet share share 

September 10, 2006

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse

On September 10th, 2006, I arrived at the Fleece in Bristol, UK to do my first show with Amy read more tweet share share 

January 21, 2008

Seasick Steve

Seasick Steve

As one door closes another one opens. In the November of 2017 my son came into this world. I’d read more tweet share share 

February 2, 2008

Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly.

Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly.

There are things in your life that are constant. Things like sunrise, breathing and the incessant read more

April 29, 2009

La Roux

La Roux

The early days of 2009 were slow. As the end of April approached I was set to start with a new read more tweet share share