off to Alte Seileri now. very grateful to Internationales Künstlerhaus Villa Concordia, who have allowed me to practice on their beautiful piano/haunt their performance hall over the past few days. thank you Nora. see you this evening. love, eric.

29.10.18. hello. i hadn’t realized it until recently, but it turns out that the concert coming up on December 1st will not only be the sole raised by swans performance happening in the southwestern quadrant of the Upper Franconian region of the Free State of Bavaria during the year of 2018, but also on the […]

a very special raised by swans performance will be happening in Bamberg, Germany on Saturday, December 1st, 2018, at Alte Seileri Bamberg. please email Martin at to reserve advance tickets (€10) and/or with inquiries about accommodations. it’s been difficult to imagine writing an update of any kind over the past five and a half months. please forgive […]

chapter 7: a bespectacled chrysalis is moments away from passing through a gate.  it is smuggling songs inside its brain.

i wish i wasn’t writing this. in late 2016 a terrible door appeared somewhere in the distance, a door whose location i wouldn’t be able to predict or avoid and whose other side i couldn’t bear to imagine. tried to dig under it, ignore it, destroy it with love and focus and hard work, but […]

due to logistical issues, the show in Brno won’t be happening tonight. thank you to everyone who came out to DAOS club in Timișoara last night. because of the Brno cancellation, it turns out it was my final show with Midas Fall this tour, and it was a beautiful and emotional night. Cluj was wonderful […]

off to Cluj-Napoca with Midas Fall, another long day in the van. the show tonight is at Flying Circus Cluj and starts at 7:00 pm. thought there’d be time over the past few days to say something about the shows in Plovdiv, Sofia, Bucharest, and Iași, but we’ve barely stopped moving. can only hope you […]

in Sofia tonight, at Live & Loud –  advance e-tickets still available here.  show starts at 8:00 pm.  

Plovdiv tonight, at the Bee Bop Café. doors at 9:00 pm.

thank you for your warmth, Athens. going to bed glowing. love, eric.