The loudest if not finest of Creation Records’ glory days, Swervedriver never lost that feeling. Their drummer Jez, mouthy and blunt, speaks of their Anglo/US cross-references, the then-current Creation crop and their glorious guitar attack being two men with one brain (1996; 17 mins)
It could have been described as ‘the march of the indie kids’, a packed Planet arena reverberating with the chatter of alternative music talk and the clatter of Converse sneekers. And Britian’s Swervedriver were soon to be the toast of the several generations of indie music fans squished against the rails, ears bleeding but bodies … Continue reading “Swervedriver; Ammonia, Planet, 6 December, 1995”
While the majority of the UK music scene is measuring each others’ hair length, IQ and ‘Beatleness’, some bands are actually getting down to business and writing great music. Once again it is led by Swervedriver, a band originally from Oxford but who now command one of their biggest audiences in America, the traditional graveyard … Continue reading “interview | Swervedriver (1995)”
PERTH–So very nice to share the studio again with Mike Tucak and Lorna Walker on RTRFM, our 2016 effort on Siamese Dream.
MELBOURNE–Seeing Swervedriver tomorrow night and I surely must regale in the stuff I couldn’t put in The West http://bit.ly/eYsXfl , what, 12 years ago.
FBI Allnighta June 28 2004 tracklist
Floating thru timeslots, yours truly brings 5 hours of RAWK and DITS to the Wednesday morning spot for this week only, maybe. A personal review – started with a flourish propelled by the ace freestylin’ on STOLEN RECORDS, a great middle order and some obvious slurrrrring in the latter stages. Mental note – have a … Continue reading “Mental Notes: December 2003”
Didn’t mean it to be so electronic, but when the vibe hits, well, ya gotta shake it babee. Allnighta crews need watch out for the 5am breakbeat posse phonecalls :P
2SER Lolly Bag tracklist Nov 27 2003 w/ Adam Lolly
FBI Allnighta tracklist Nov 7 2003 w/ ADam Connors