Wire: Swim Discography (to 1999)

Discographies compiled by Kevin S. Eden © 1999
(with thanks to Andrew Westmeyer)

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Click to download Wire historical memorabilia, text or hi-res graphic.
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Thorne's commentary on making four albums with Wire (24K Word file)
The Roxy, London WC2, (Jan-Apr 77), hi-res cover art 648K jpg
Pink Flag, hi-res cover art 568K jpg
Chairs Missing, hi-res cover art 556K jpg
154, hi-res cover art 188K jpg
Bruce Gilbert's mid-80s letter to Thorne, 176K jpg
Concert poster, Notre Dame Hall, London, 1979 796K jpg

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SWIM~

Formed in 1993, by Colin Newman and Malka Spigel to initially release their own music, Swim~ has developed into an expanding label and production facility for other artists. We have therefore decided to list the complete Swim~ catalogue. All titles are in catalogue order, irrespective of when released. All singles are 12" unless stated. All albums are CD unless stated.

 

KEY:

ORACLE = Colin Newman, Malka Spigel and Samy Birnbach

IMMERSION / EARTH / INTENS / OSCILLATING = Colin Newman and Malka Spigel

 

ALBUMS

MALKA SPIGEL - ROSH BALLATA

(Swim - WM 1 - September 1993)

Rosh Ballata, Lisgor Sipor Yashan, Kishufim, Rotsa Ladat Od, Besof Hayom, Ain Le'an Lalechet, Tethic, Mehamer, Yoshvim Al Hamaake, Yesitney, Hacol Zaram Beyachad, Don't Ask Why, Lisgor Sipor Yashan (no version), Kishufim (no percussion mix), Hacol Zaram Beyachad (no guitar mix), Lisgor Sipor Yashan (steam ahead mix)

 

ORACLE - TREE

(Swim - WM 2 - January 1994)

Esther II, Questions, Tree, Surrender, In Circles, World Gardening, I Can't Find A Way (To You), Flow, Reach The Tree, Soft Mad Children, Coconut Grove, Waiting, World Is Turning

 

COLIN NEWMAN - BASTARD

(Swim - WM 3 - July 1997)

Sticky, May, Slowfast (Falling Down The Stairs With A Drumkit), Without, G-Deep, Spaced In, Spiked, The Orange House & The Blue House, Turn

Issued with limited edition bonus CD single:

Voice: Automation, Faq , Voice, Output (WM 3.1)

 

IMMERSION - OSCILLATING

(Swim - WM 4 - September 1994)

Oscillating Between, No Surrender, Water Walker, Hydraulic, Sea Level, Envelope, Les Iles Flottantes, No Answers, Immersion

 

FULL IMMERSION: THE REMIXES VOL. 1

(Swim - WM 4.0 - June 1995)

Envelope (g-man), "Slow Drift" Immersion (Claude Young), Water Walker (Telepathic), Immersion "Walkabout" (Mick Harris), Oscillating Between (Mark Gage), Water Walker (Trawl), Oscillating (Iris), Oscillating Between (Craig Wharton), Les Iles Flottantes (Intens), Oscillating Between: Alternative mix (Immersion)

 

PLASTIC VENUS - HELVEN PARK

(Swim - WM 5 - June 1995)

It's Dead, Bicycle C., Lola, Will, Kiss, God, Wait, I'm Going Where, 2 Months In Bed, Bone Cake Ache, Boots, Yes, Haircuts Land, In My Mouth (Helven Park)

 

LOBE - LOBE

(Swim - WM 7 - April 1996)

Movement, Tactile, Affective, Dorain, Placebo, Depot, Basement, Disordered, Ammonite, Fractured

 

CUSP - SPACE + TIME * LIQUIDS + METALS

(Swim - WM 8 - August 1995)

Space Between, Venusian Satellite, Drone Um Futurisma, Mars The Red Planet, Liquids + Metals, Uranium, Venusian Dream Realm, Mercury Expanding, Liquid Dimension, Venusian Biosphere

 

g-man - KUSHTI VINYL

(Swim - VAWM 9 - November 1996) LP

Northern Tribes, Turtle, Mars :: Do It, House Of Vetti

 

g-man - KUSHTI

(Swim - WM 9 - November 1996)

Turtle, Spartacus, Dougga, El Jem, Quo Vardis, Mars, Second Legion, Do It, Zone, Northern Tribes, Attack, House of Vetti, Vandals, Legion

 

MALKA SPIGEL - MY PET FISH

(Swim - WM10 - September 1998)

One, Humans, Dreamwalking, I Said You Said, Parasites, Like Machines, 4D, The Fishes and The Shining Sea, Memory of Tomorrow, Fly, It's Odd

 

PABLO'S EYE - ALL SHE WANTS GROWS BLUE

(Swim - WM11 - July 1998)

She Would Stand Alone, The Episodic Nature Of Life - Part 1, New Weather, Delay Horizon, Roadsigns Doorways, The Adjuster, A Sermon On The Radio, The Episodic Nature Of Life - Part 2, That Night Together With Her, The Bridge, The City Orange, Driving One Night In The Rain, Next Morning, She Told Him The News

 

IMMERSION - LOW IMPACT

(Swim - WM12 - September 1999)

Days Under The Sun, Self Portrait (Immersed Diary), High Yellow, Hommage To Water, Dahab, Expanded Now

 

RONNIE & CLYDE - IN GLORIOUS BLACK AND BLUE

(Swim - WM15 - September 1997)

Natural One, Theme From A Lazy Life, Base Memory, Macro-Scopic, Twice Removed, Last Hand, Nine Million Miles, Natural Two, From A Great Height, The 33rd Caller

 

LOBE - HIBERNATION

(Swim - WM17 - March 1999)

Nude, Hatching, Red Spaces, Kulfi, Bini, Artificial Sweetner, Sleepy Builder, Free Floating, Wonder Into

 

dol-lop - CRYPTIC AUDIO

(Swim - WM16 - May 1997)

Shadow, Stem, Qoke, Phase, Hybrid, Doum, Bluehouse, Flow

 

SILO - INSTAR

(Swim - WM19 - November 1998)

Flake, Asset, Beat 41, Templates, Cowboy, You Play With Guns, Two Grown Men Can't Pull It Apart, Cream Puff, Tuffers, In Constant Use, Deckwork

 

LEGION OF GREEN MEN - FLOATING IN SHALLOW WATER

(Swim - WM21 - March 1999)

Floating In Shallow Water, For Maria Wherever I May Find Her, The Borderless Beyond, Owls In The Apple Tree, Gammaland, Constellation, A Forest Primeval... (Patience Part 1), ...Star On The Lake (Patience Part 2), Logarhythm Two Point Three, Tracing #13, Demystified Time (& Space), Listener Defined Noise Floor

 

SINGLES

EARTH/OSCILLATING - Oracle Remixes

World Gardening (Squeaky Gardening), Flow (Motion) / Surrender (No Surrender), Questions (No Answers)

(Swim - VWM 1 - May 1994) 

RESOLUTION - The Ghostwriter

The Ghostwriter / Houses From A Train

(Swim - VWM 2 - February 1995)

COLIN NEWMAN - Voice

Automation, Faq / Voice, Output

(Swim - VWM 3 - April 1995)

Issued as limited edition CD single (WM3.1) with BASTARD (Swim - WM 3 - July 1997)

IMMERSION - Remixes Vol. 1

Oscillating Between (remixed by Mark Gage), Les Iles Flottantes (remixed by Intens) / Water Walker (remixed by Trawl), Oscillating Between (remixed by Craig Wharton)

(Swim - VWM 4.1 - February 1995)

IMMERSION - Remixes Vol. 2

Telepathic Water Walker (re-produced by Fred Giannelli), Hydraulic (remixed by Iris) / Immersion "Slow Drift Mix" (re-immersed by Claude Young), Immersion "Walkabout Mix" (remixed by Mick Harris)

(Swim - VWM 4.2 - April 1995)

IMMERSION -  Remixes Vol.3

No Surrender (double remix by Jon Ryman), Immersion ("Sub mix" by Pablo Castrati) / Sea Level (re-voiced by Paul Schutze), Envelope (remixed by Cylob)

(Swim - VWM 4.3 - July 1995)

PLASTIC VENUS - Steady

Bicycle C., Will / I'm Going Where, Kiss (Whisper Mix) 

(Swim - VWM5 - May 1995) 10"

LOBE - Placebo

Placebo, Manana / Limbic, Placebo (Iris and Transparent Source remix)

(Swim - VWM 7 - July 1995)

g-man - g-man

Quo Vardis, Legion / Envelope (Immersion remix), Zone

(Swim - VWM 9 - June 1995)

MALKA SPIGEL - Hide

Hide, I Just Want, Returning Wheel, Strum Gliding, I Just Want (Incarnate remix), Returning Wheel (Immersion remix), Hide (g-man & Nigel Walker remix)

(Swim - CDSWM 10 - January 1997) CD single

MALKA SPIGEL - Hide

Hide (g-man & Nigel Walker remix), I Just Want (Incarnate remix), / Returning Wheel (Immersion remix), Strum Gliding

(Swim - VWM 10 - February 1997)

PABLO'S EYE - Prepare For Other's To Follow

Intro "Shot in the studio", Prepare For Other's To Follow, Escapae remix, Spot, Cypher N.Y. mix, Rotterdam mix featuring near nudity, Straight mix, World mix, Xprmntl, Broken 1604 & Bypass mix by Daniel B., Immersion for P.E. (C.Newman/M.Spigel remix)

(Swim - CDSWM 11 - August 1996) CD single

PABLO'S EYE - Prepare For Other's To Follow

Central Image (Ronnie & Clyde mix), Prepn Mix / Immersion for P.E (C.Newman/M.Spigel remix), Broken 1604 & Bypass mix (Daniel B.), Prepare For Eternal Opuscule # 102 (Incarnate mix)

(Swim - VWM 11 - December 1996)

IMMERSION - 2nd Immersion

Fat, Shadow / Metal Sea, Drive

(Swim - VWM 12 - January 1996)

g-man - g-man II

El Jem, Sparticus / Dougga, Second Legion

(Swim - VWM 14 - September 1996)

RONNIE & CLYDE - Last Hand E.P

Nine Miles High, Finger / Last Hand, Nine Miles Deep (adjusted by Immersion)

(Swim - VWM 15 - April 1996)

dol-lop - Cryptic Audio 1

Shadow, Stem / Qoke, Phase

(Swim - VWM16.1 - May 1997)

dol-lop - Cryptic Audio 2

Hybrid, Doum / Bluehouse, Flow

(Swim - VWM 16.2 - May 1997)

RONNIE & CLYDE - Macro-Scopic

Macro-Scopic, Bad Memory / Cinnabar, Parfum de R & C

(Swim - VWM 17 - February 1997)

SILO - Templates / Stage Of Development

(Swim - 7WM 1 - April 1999) 7"

SYMPTOMS - Versus / Bund

(Swim - 7WM2 - August 1999) 7"

 

COMPILATIONS

VARIOUS ARTISTS - WATER COMMUNICATION

(Swim - DWM 20 - January 1997) 2CD

COLIN NEWMAN - Spaced In, IMMERSION - Metal Sea, PABLO'S EYE - Immerse, RONNIE & CLYDE - Last Hand, g-man - Quo Vardis, LOBE - Limbic, MALKA SPIGEL - Hide, PABLO'S EYE - Cypher N.Y. mix, PLASTIC VENUS - Kiss (whisper mix), COLIN NEWMAN - Automation, ORACLE - World Gardening :: TRAWL - Water Walker (Immersion remix), EARTH - Flow Motion (Oracle remix), MALKA SPIGEL - Hacol Zaram Beyachad (no guitar mix), LOBE - Affective, RONNIE & CLYDE - Cinnebar, PLASTIC VENUS - Train, IMMERSION - How Long (Is A Piece Of String), dol-lop - Shadow, g-man - Chinned (live in Vienna)

 

MALKA SPIGEL & COLIN NEWMAN - LIVE

(Swim - CUSWM 1 - February 1999 CD

Water Walker (revisited), Long One, Humans, I'm Space (in), I Just Want (spinning guitars version), Yethnic '99, Dreamwalking, It's Odd (reconfigured), Strumgliding (ultimate version), Encore (aka Outdoor Miner)

Mail-order only release. Available direct from Swim~

 

OTHER APPEARANCES

VOLUME (Volume 10 - June 1994) CD magazine

one track (Oracle): The Sweetest Place

FREEZONE ONE - THE PHENOMENOLOGY OF AMBIENT (Freezone - SSR 129 - August 1994) Belgian 2CD

one track (Oracle): Flow (Motion) (Immersion remix)

FEAR DROP (Issue #2 - Winter 1994/95) French magazine

one track (Oracle): Surrender (on free 3" CD)

 

g-man (Swim - VWM 9 - June 1995) 12"

one track (Immersion): Envelope (remix)

SERENITY DUB 3.1 - ORGANIC TECHNOLOGY (Incoming! - INC! CD3306 - April 1996) CD

one track (Immersion): Metal Sea

DREAM INJECTION 2 (Subterranean - SPV 089-38692 - April 1996) German 2CD

one track (Immersion): Envelope

THE BROKEN VOICE (Sprawl - SOH-So1-024 - November 1996) CD

one track (Immersion): How Long (Is A Piece Of String)?

WATER COMMUNICATION (Swim - DWM 20 - January 1997) 2CD

(See Swim~ discography above for full details)

SLOW DEATH IN THE METRONOME FACTORY (World Domination - WDM 10068-2 - October 1997) US CD

one track (Colin Newman): May

 

PRODUCTIONS AND REMIXES

 

UNITONE HI-FI

REWOUND AND RERUBBED (Incoming! - INC! CD3308 - April 1996) CD

one track: Immersed HiFi (Immersion remix of 'Guiding Star')

 

BOWERY ELECTRIC

VERTIGO (Beggars Banquet - BBQ 315CD - September 1997) CD

one track: Coming Down (Immersion mix)

 

VAPOURSPACE

SWEEP REMIXES (Knob - KNOB 01/02/03 - October 1998) 3 x 12"

one track: Rays (Colin and Malka Sweep mix)

To Wire discography (to 1991)
To Wire discography (to 1999)
To radio sessions log
To Wire songs covered by other artists
To Bruce Gilbert discography
To Bruce Gilbert/Graham Lewis discography
To Robert Gotobed discography
To Graham Lewis discography
To Colin Newman discography
To Swim discography

To Wire's 2001 concert review in the New York Times

Click to download Wire historical memorabilia, text or hi-res graphic.
All are encoded as zip files.

Thorne's commentary on making four albums with Wire (24K Word file)
The Roxy, London WC2, (Jan-Apr 77), hi-res cover art 648K jpg
Pink Flag, hi-res cover art 568K jpg
Chairs Missing, hi-res cover art 556K jpg
154, hi-res cover art 188K jpg
Bruce Gilbert's mid-80s letter to Thorne, 176K jpg
Concert poster, Notre Dame Hall, London, 1979 796K jpg

To radio sessions log
To Wire songs covered by other artists

To Wir discography
To Bruce Gilbert discography
To Bruce Gilbert/Graham Lewis discography
To Robert Gotobed discography
To Graham Lewis discography
To Colin Newman discography
To Swim discography

Discographies compiled by Kevin S. Eden © 1999
(with thanks to Andrew Westmeyer)