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A sub-genre of post-hardcore music that incorporates elements of math-rock, progressive-rock, and post-rock and high-pitched and/or scream vocals. Bands that fall under this category are usually, but not always, signed to Blue Swan Records. Hence, the name "swancore".

Some examples of swancore bands are:

Dance Gavin Dance
Hail the Sun
Stolas
Oranges
Hey what's your favorite swancore band?

Hail the Sun is my favorite swancore band.
by Idareyoutocomeupwithabetterone September 06, 2016
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