Their band name is taken from the warped abbreviation of an urban slang, meaning: “to do something well in one’s own way or in a unique manner, usually involving members of another sex.” Schwervon! have been described as Antifolk, Minimalist Rock, Noise Pop, DIY, and even 90’s Indie Revivalist. Their longish career spans five albums and three seven inches. Schwervon! are a perpetual experiment between a drumset, a guitar, a couple and a song. But a particular reaction to their music has remained consistent, as David Gedge of The Wedding Present so eloquently put it: “I’m not sure how just two people manage to make such a big sound!” Schwervon! have toured the world and shared the stage with Thurston Moore, Guided By Voices, The Vaselines, Belle and Sebastian,The Wedding Present, King Missile, Kimya Dawson, Lucy Dacus, R.
Ring (Kelley Deal & Mike Montgomery), Jeffrey Lewisand other luminaries. In 2012 Nan and Matt moved from NYC to Shawnee, Kansas where they presently call home. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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