Tag: Swervedriver

Weekend Showcase 4.47

Weekend Showcase 4.47

Happy first of December! There are only 24 more days until the presents are unwrapped and hopefully the last bits of egg nog, Christmas cake, and minced pies. To help you get through what seem to be endless queues, we offer the Weekend Showcase 4.47 edition. This week’s mega-playlist has a cool 44 songs. There is plenty of variety from […]

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Melodic Tonic ’18 November 28th

Melodic Tonic ’18 November 28th

The Melodic Tonic ’18 November 28th is a mostly American affair, with plenty of strong talents on display. But we can’t pass up a chance to share new tunes from a timeless British band who are one of our favorites.   Swervedriver – “Drone Lover” (Oxford, England) RIYL: Slowdive, Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr. Is it too soon to declare 2019 […]

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Weekend Showcase 4.42

Weekend Showcase 4.42

As the wintry weather soon approaches the north and summer colors slowly emerge in the south, the Weekend Showcase 4.42 edition finds the perfect balance. It also has some spooky tunes in preparation for Halloween. Forty-four songs are on this week’s mega-playlist, featuring a wide-range of sweet treats and howling moment. The artists and bands represent 13 countries, including: Australia, […]

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The Matinee ’18 October 26th

The Matinee ’18 October 26th

Fire up The Matinee ’18 October 26th edition to get a dose of new music that will get you off your seat. It is the weekend after all, and we’re doing our part to get the party started early. The Berries – “Salvation” (Seattle, USA) RIYL: Neil Young, My Morning Jacket, Steve Earle The cornucopia of musical goods continues to overflow […]

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Let it fall, let it go: Into Failure’s dark heart

Let it fall, let it go: Into Failure’s dark heart

Article written by Steven Fouchard (retired) Failure’s The Heart is a Monster ends with “Segue 9”, the last of six sound pieces interspersed throughout. It takes you into an oppressively industrial (post-apocalyptic?), dank space. It’s almost unbearably nightmarish. Until the beat kicks in. It would be foolish to try and reduce this album, and this band, down to any one thing […]

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Swervedriver Let the Notes Hang

Swervedriver Let the Notes Hang

Article written by Steven Fouchard (retired) The current line-up. Longtime bassist Steve George (second from left) is sitting out the Canadian tour. “It’s all kind of unresolved. Things always are, really.” That’s Swervedriver frontman Adam Franklin, sounding contemplative over the phone from his New York City home base. It’s a few weeks before the start of the band’s Canadian tour, […]

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