Frontman and guitarist for the seminal experimental sound rock-band Swans. He founded the self-employed record label Youthful God Information in 1990. He spent over four weeks inside a Jerusalem prison for selling medicines when he was sixteen. He released a assortment of brief fiction pieces known as “THE BUYER” in 1995. He resided in European countries with is dad, Robert Gira, as a kid. He and Swans’ critically-acclaimed 2014 recording “TO BECOME Kind” features vocal efforts by indie pop celebrity St. Vincent.