Friday, July 12 2013
PopMatters is pleased to premiere Black Horses, the latest offering by Swervedriver frontman Adam Franklin and his Bolts of Melody.
Sunday, June 27 2010
The ex-Swervedriver frontman continues inching closer to his former band's mix of thrill-seeking momentum and placid reflection, often within the same song.
Thursday, May 21 2009
Even through all the (purple) haze, you can still sense hints of Swervedriver on Franklin's second solo set.
Monday, February 23 2009
Swervedriver's Adam Franklin and Interpol's Sam Fogarino create a record that will appeal to the subconscious, while sometimes confusing the conscious.
Thursday, February 5 2009
Radiohead weren't the first great band to come out of Oxford, England, and these timely reissues are the evidence. Swervedriver's first two albums are still as imposing and wondrous as ever.
Wednesday, October 24 2007
The ex-Swervedriver mainman's first official solo album should satisfy fans of that underrated band's later work, while fitting into the current indie-rock climate. Franklin hasn't lost his way with an effects pedal -- or dark sunglasses.