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Richard Swift Dead At 41

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The multi-talented musician/producer Richard Swift has died.

Swift, who passed away in Tacoma, was 41.

He was hospitalized last month with a condition that was deemed to be “life threatening” and a GoFund me campaign had been set up to help defer rising medical costs.

Along with being a member of both The Shins and The Arcs and a touring member/collaborator with The Black Keys, Swift was a solo artist who recorded majestic pop records that came with mysterious and celestial heights.

Via Instagram Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys called Swift, “one of the most talented musicians I know.”

He then wrote: “I will miss you my friend.”

Owner of the National Freedom recording studio, Swift worked with Nathaniel Rateliff And The Night Sweats, Foxygen and Sharon Van Etten.