Swervedriver @ The Cambridge Hotel | Newcastle
When: Friday, 24th June 2016
Where: The Cambridge Hotel – 789 Hunter Street, Newcastle NSW
Swervedriver with special guests
In 1990 London’s indie-rock guitar scene was developing a distinctive new psychedelic sound: swirling, dreamy, mysterious and very much of the British Isles. One band stood out by hot-wiring that sound with the subversive energy of some American bands of the era and
that band was Swervedriver. They had the liquid distortion of shoegaze combined with the cool swagger of Hüsker Dü, Sonic Youth, and Dinosaur Jr – giving them a unique sound and attitude.
In 2013 everything was ratcheted up several notches when Swervedriver released its first single in 15 years, Deep Wound. Spin Magazine called it a “warm, confidently roiling return” with Mojo adding “those same distorted pop sensibilities remain reassuringly intact” and the
band debuted the song on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” in the States. And finally the announcement came that the band had been recording at legendary studios Birdland in Melbourne, and Konk in London. Their fifth album I Wasn’t Born To Lose You was released worldwide in March of 2015.
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