The New York-based tropical rock foursome Swaai Boys present POLAR VORTEX, their foray into unchartered arctic territory.
Intrepid bass player and arctic cartographer Andrew Roth found himself trapped in a severe wind and snowstorm while mapping inlets on the Hudson Bay. Cut off completely from his support team and the supply ship, Roth staggered blindly around Northern Canada for days in hope of rescue. Sheltering himself in makeshift igloos and subsisting on melted snow and leather from his boots, he managed to survive just long enough to stumble across an Eskimo encampment.
When the exploration team finally found him, he was just recovering from extreme hypothermia and spouting deranged accounts of encounters with ghost ships and battles with walrus-tusked polar bears.
Roth’s trusty field recorder, upon later examination, had somehow been switched on for approximately 3 minutes of his dangerous ordeal, leaving a mysterious sonic artifact of questionable origin. Swaai Boys can now present POLAR VORTEX, that unique recording in its unedited entirety.
released January 10, 2014
Andrew McInerney - Guitar
Caleb Townsend - Lead guitar
Andrew Roth - Bass
José Ginarte, Caleb Townsend - Cymbals