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Rob Swire

1982 - Today

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Robert Swire-Thompson (born 5 November 1982) is an Australian musician, singer, songwriter, record producer and DJ, best known as the founder and vocalist of the Australian drum and bass and electronic rock band Pendulum, as well as DJ and co-founder of electro house duo Knife Party formed of Swire and Gareth McGrillen. Originally from Perth, Western Australia, he relocated to the United Kingdom in 2003 with fellow Pendulum co-founders Gareth McGrillen and Paul "El Hornet" Harding. Swire has since fulfilled a broad spectrum of roles as a member of Pendulum, ranging from songwriting to singing while performing live with an unusual guitar-like MIDI controller – Starr Labs' Ztar Z6S-XPA. Swire also plays guitar, bass, keyboards, percussion, and other instruments. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rob Swire has received more than 474,653 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Rob Swire is the 2,578th most popular musician, the 590th most popular biography from Australia and the 28th most popular Australian Musician.

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  • 470k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 43.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Rob Swire ranks 2,578 out of 2,675Before her are Adam Dutkiewicz, Jack Antonoff, Kardinal Offishall, Space Cowboy, Gareth Emery, and Patrick Wolf. After her are Kacey Musgraves, Jowst, Jax Jones, Lukas Meijer, Alex da Kid, and Matt Cardle.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1982, Rob Swire ranks 830Before her are Paul Joseph Watson, Steve Sidwell, Fabrício de Souza, José Antônio Martins Galvão, Simona Krupeckaitė, and Nicolás Medina. After her are Leonardo Henriques da Silva, Herculez Gomez, Oliver Fink, Ricky Walden, Hanna Mariën, and Hong Jin-ho.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Rob Swire ranks 590 out of 790Before her are Alex de Minaur (1999), Feliks Zemdegs (1995), Jessica De Gouw (1988), Aaron Mooy (1990), Stan Lazaridis (1972), and Michael Turtur (1958). After her are Vanessa Amorosi (1981), Nathan Jawai (1986), Pita Taufatofua (1983), Mitch Nichols (1989), Will Clarke (1985), and Buddy Murphy (1988).

Among MUSICIANS In Australia

Among musicians born in Australia, Rob Swire ranks 28Before her are Slim Dusty (1927), Delta Goodrem (1984), Orianthi (1985), Brody Dalle (1979), Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu (1971), and Daniel Johns (1979). After her are Flume (1991), Liam Finn (1983), and Missy Higgins (1983).

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