SWELLS is an electro pop band from Austin, TX.


When I shared “Salt” last year I declared The Wild Now an artist to watch, and Tides has me standing firmly by that statement. - Sound Dessert

Intricate guitar work, some tasty reverb and Taylor’s charismatic lead vocal come together in a breezy pop song. - NPR

The combination of sweetness, snappiness, and soul of the 6 track offering has helped The Wild Now earn close to 60,000 monthly listeners via Spotify, hinting at bigger leaps in growth in the coming months and 2017. - Coho Events

The band's upcoming EP is a blend of compelling vocals, thought-provoking lyrics, gracious guitar licks, and melodic trumpet lines, driven by an approach to songwriting that is impressive, surprising, and unique. - Guitar World

In April 2016, Austin-based band, The Wild Now, premiered their first EP, Tides, which preceded to be the summer soundtrack on many Spotify playlists.  The band has since exceeded two million streams on Spotify and iTunes. Tides was produced by David Beck of Blue Healer.

The band's vibe is something like Glass Animals meets Alabama Shakes, while staying true to their own mellow, hypnotic vibe.  The five piece band has been on an upward spiral since the release of their first single, with NPR praising the band's "intricate guitar work, tasty reverb, and Taylor's charismatic lead vocals."