Swervedriver then embarked on a proper headlining tour of North America with American indie rock act Poster Children opening. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. After 99th Dream came out in , the band went away for the best part of a decade. I didn’t put too much thought into it, which may be good. Are we having fun doing this? Martha Brooder rated it it was ok Aug 19, That’s definitely been the case.

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FCJ Interview: Adam Franklin of Swervedriver

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Other than that, it’s a phenomenal read. Auto-tune, Technology, and Hum Bonnar had left during the Raise tour. Interview “I wouldn’t want Swervedriver to become a legacy act”: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Are we having fun doing hndmarsh There are kids out there who’ve never seen us before, so in a way everything we play is swervecriver to them. I remember talking to our old bass player Adi Vines about what we’d do with the second album. When you finish an album it’s usually the songs that get discarded which end up as a starting point for the next record.

So sweervedriver entire world is now his little brother. The drums and bass were done in a day while we were in Melbourne.


It actually makes things easier in some respects. We’d been knocking ideas back and forth for just over a year.

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But then it’s swervedrivdr to sound a bit like Bolts Of Melody as I’m singing and playing guitar and Mikey’s on drums in both bands! We were thinking of reinventing ourselves but then he left and our original drummer Graham Bonnar left as well, so we thought maybe it would be best to come back with something fairly recognisable as us after all.

Suddenly there were people in the office we didn’t know, whereas early on it felt like one big happy family. There’s more money and security in what he does for a start.

Hartridge went on to work press and PR for record labels, and owns his own business as well. He now realises what he put his own manager through and is truly sorry Andy.

Any observations on how the songs felt then versus now? You can get yourself a booking agent and a PR person and a distributor, and then you can put your own record out and tour it, which I guess is a good swervedrover.

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And you discover it all at the same time. What influenced you to get back together? Ejector Seat Reservation did get some press in mainland Europe specifically France and Germany [8] and received significant support from licensee Sony Music in Australia, including an invitation for the group to tour the country at the end of the year, [27] but that did not prevent it from becoming Swervedriver’s poorest selling album.


More Posts – Website. And even then there’s always going to be similarities. Kelly-Lee Alexander rated it really liked it Mar 10, Nowadays it’s become an essential tool in getting your music across to a wider audience. I think we’re headed that way, to leave space to let the music breathe a little bit.

Best known for his time spent playing drums with well known indie beat combo Swervedriver, he now works his tits off as manager of some rather excellent bands.

Yeah, I think so. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. But we must have rehearsed the song in a room all together at some point! In Junethe band swervfdriver a five-date tour in Australia for late September—early October during which they would be performing Raise in its entirety along with “old and new highlights”.

We were actually recording the new album in between performing Raise.