About SWIMS – Arthur Hnatek
SWIMS is the exploration between acoustic improvisation and functional dance music.
SWIMS is the merging of drumming improvisations with functional club music. Every song was created in the studio as a template for further de/reconstructions on stage, where they get deployed as samples to be manipulated, explored and remixed live using a trigger-modified kit. Arthur Hnatek (pronounced Na-tek), drummer, composer, electronica artist, is a Swiss musician. These days, he is mostly seen drumming with (Nonesuch and ECM artist) Tigran Hamasyan, Erik Truffaz, Arthur Hnatek Trio or his solo SWIMS project.