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Friday, July 12 2013

Now Hear This!: Adam Franklin and Bolts of Melody - ‘Black Horses’ (album premiere)

PopMatters is pleased to premiere Black Horses, the latest offering by Swervedriver frontman Adam Franklin and his Bolts of Melody.


Wednesday, September 12 2012

Bubbling Up: 10 Great Shoegaze Songs Submerged Beneath the Surface

This week's List This celebrates ten shoegaze tracks that were not always celebrated by the scene itself.


Tuesday, June 28 2011

Swervedriver: 19 June 2011 - Echoplex, Los Angeles

Swervedriver deliver a sonically nutritious show at LA's Echoplex.


Sunday, June 27 2010

Adam Franklin & Bolts of Melody: I Could Sleep for a Thousand Years

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, February 5 2009

Swervedriver: Raise / Mezcal Head

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.


Sunday, July 27 2008

Swervedriver

Returning from a nine-year hiatus, Swervedriver fused the ethereal textures of shoegaze with the heavy riffs and hard rhythms of grunge and came close to replicating the densely layered arrangements found on their records.


Thursday, May 22 2008

Juggernaut Still Rides: Behind the Scenes and Times of Swervedriver

Swervedriver have been away for so long that most assumed they were never coming back. Yet here they are, 17 years after their debut, in the midst of a full-scale tour. This is how they lived to tell.


Wednesday, October 24 2007

Adam Franklin: Bolts of Melody

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.


Sunday, April 13 2003

Swervedriver: Mezcal Head


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