Featured Swervedriver stories


31 Essential Shoegaze Tracks

"Shoegaze" was not initially meant as a compliment. Like "impressionists" (used dismissively by an art critic in 1874), "Krautrock," or more recently "deplorable(s)," the phrase…
Zach Schonfeld | June 14, 2017 - 12:17 pm

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Swervedriver Frontman Says He Punched Out Pete Doherty In Hong Kong

Adam Franklin, frontman for reunited shoegaze vets Swervedriver, says that he punched out famously troubled Libertines co-leader Pete Doherty last month, at a hotel party…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2015 - 9:39 am

Swervedriver – “Winter Depths”

This year's Adult Swim Singles Program is back in full swing. The latest contributors are the reactivated UK shoegaze veterans Swervedriver, who released the reunion…
Tom Breihan | July 13, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Adult Swim Announces 2015 Singles Series With Danny Brown, Chromatics, Run The Jewels, FlyLo, Sia x SOPHIE, & More

Adult Swim's annual singles series is back for the sixth time starting next week, and as usual the Cartoon Network offshoot has rounded up an…
Chris DeVille | June 5, 2015 - 12:01 pm

Stream Swervedriver I Wasn’t Born To Lose You

After breaking up in 1998, early-'90s British shoegaze titans Swervedriver have been back together and playing shows since 2008. But they haven't released an album…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2015 - 10:40 am

Swervedriver – “Autodidact”

Mythic alt-rock heroes Swervedriver are having a moment, in part because they're releasing their first album in seventeen years, I Wasn't Born To Lose You,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 4, 2015 - 12:05 pm

Swervedriver – “Setting Sun”

Early-'90s British shoegazers Swervedriver might not be as revered as contemporaries like My Bloody Valentine or Ride, but they did charged-up bleariness as well as…
Tom Breihan | January 7, 2015 - 12:05 pm

Swervedriver – “Deep Wound” Video

When '90s shoegaze demi-gods Swervedriver played Jimmy Fallon last year it was a bit of a surprise when they debuted a new song. Now we've…
Miles Bowe | December 9, 2013 - 2:37 pm

The ‘Gum Drop LV: Hear New Magnetic Morning (Interpol + Swervedriver), Win A Fender Guitar

Magnetic Morning's the project of Interpol drummer Sam Fogarino and Swervedriver frontman Adam Franklin. The duo previously put out a self-titled six-song EP and recently…
Brandon Stosuy | September 17, 2008 - 10:52 am

Magnetic Morning – “At A Crossroads, Passive”

Magnetic Morning is the project of Interpol drummer Sam Fogarino and Swervedriver frontman Adam Franklin. The duo's previously put out a self-titled six-song EP and…
Brandon Stosuy | September 16, 2008 - 8:53 am

Adam Franklin Of Swervedriver Covers Wolf Parade

When we saw Swervedriver at Coachella they played a very solid set in a tent that was barely 1/3 full. Lame. One way for Adam…
Brandon Stosuy | June 6, 2008 - 3:59 pm

Coachella: Sunday In Photos

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy When we arrived Sunday we didn't have to wait in line or battle our way through the…
Brandon Stosuy | April 28, 2008 - 9:43 am