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How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders on Roku? Maybe I stayed in and did that. There is no way to know. But all across this great country we do know there were fireworks to be see… More »

New York just became the 6th largest state to approve same-sex marriage. Yes! The Senate bill passed 33-to-29, Governor Cuomo signed the measure shortly after, and the law goes into effect in 30 days. A historic night to be sure, one probably best not spent in front of a laptop. Too late. But in case… More »

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Silversun Pickups – “Circadian Rhythm (Last Dance)”

Veteran L.A. guitar-twinklers are out of the major-label system and on their own, and they'll release their new album Better Nature in a couple of…
Tom Breihan | September 11, 2015 - 1:10 pm

Silversun Pickups – “Nightlight” Video

Los Angeles twinkle-rockers Silversun Pickups have a new album called Better Nature coming out next month, and they've just unveiled the glamorous, elaborate video for…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2015 - 9:26 am

Silversun Pickups Announce New Album Better Nature

In 2006 Silversun Pickups put out one of the songs that best captures that era: "Lazy Eye." It's got all the thrumming guitars, kickstarted drums,…
Caitlin White | July 15, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Garbage – “The Chemicals” (Feat. Brian Aubert) Video

Garbage aren't the most active band these days, but they do make sure to do something new for Record Store Day every year. Two year…
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2015 - 11:36 am

Silversun Pickups – “Cannibal” Video & Kimmel Performance

The big news in late-night TV last night was Jimmy Fallon's blockbuster debut as the host of The Tonight Show. But other things were happening…
Tom Breihan | February 18, 2014 - 9:22 am

Silversun Pickups – “Cannibal”

It seems a little early for L.A. fuzz-pop pumpkin smashers Silversun Pickups to drop their career-spanning retrospective on us, but that's what's happening. The band'…
Tom Breihan | January 2, 2014 - 1:06 pm

Silversun Pickups, School Of Seven Bells, Atlas Genius @ Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica 9/13/12

It was a special homecoming show for Silversun Pickups as it was the last to feature bassist Nikki Monninger who will be on maternity leave…
Andrew Youssef | September 14, 2012 - 4:06 pm

MusicfestNW 2012 In Photos

Yesterday, Portland’s MusicFestNW wrapped up five days of concerts at over a dozen venues throughout the city. Among the acts who performed were Passion Pit,…
Stereogum | September 10, 2012 - 4:15 pm

Watch Silversun Pickups On Conan

Last night, moody California fuzz-rockers Silversun Pickups appeared on Conan. On the show, they trotted out "The Pit," a restless track from their new album…
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2012 - 9:20 am

Silversun Pickups Issue Cease-And-Desist To Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney has been using Silversun Pickups' "Panic Switch" during official rallies lately, but here's the big problem -- he didn't get permission from the…
Corban Goble | August 16, 2012 - 11:27 am

Watch Silversun Pickups Live From Letterman

Romantically-inclined L.A. fuzz-rockers Silversun Pickups are apparently bigger than I realized -- big enough, it turns out, to merit a spot in the Late Show
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2012 - 12:29 pm

Silversun Pickups, Garbage, The Naked and Famous, Grouplove @ Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara 6/1/12

Santa Barbara Modern Rock radio station KJEE hosted their annual Summer Round-Up show at the Santa Barbara Bowl that included Silversun Pickups, Garbage, The Naked…
Andrew Youssef | June 4, 2012 - 2:05 pm

Silversun Pickups – “Bloody Mary (Nerve Endings)” Video

Here's the video for Silversun Pickups' Neck Of The Woods leadoff track "Bloody Mary (Nerve Endings)," a video that finds the band mid-performance in some…
Corban Goble | May 30, 2012 - 2:11 pm

Watch Silversun Pickups On Kimmel

It turns out that the Californian fuzz-rock band Silversun Pickups is popular enough to warrant a spot on Jimmy Kimmel Live!'s gigantic outdoor stage. Last…
Tom Breihan | May 9, 2012 - 9:03 am

Stream Silversun Pickups Neck Of The Woods

Next week, Californian fuzz-rockers Silversun Pickups release Neck Of The Woods, their third album; we've already posted first single "Bloody Mary (Nerve Endings)." And now,…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Silversun Pickups – “Bloody Mary (Nerve Endings)”

Later this spring, the '90s-style L.A. dream-rockers Silversun Pickups return with Neck Of The Woods, their third album. This morning, they're letting everyone hear the…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2012 - 8:55 am

Silversun Pickups – “Seasick”

L.A. alt rockers Silversun Pickups got in on the Black Friday action by releasing the "Seasick" 10''. Check out the eponymous lead track after the…
Corban Goble | November 28, 2011 - 8:48 am

Silversun Pickups, Against Me!, Henry Clay People @ Greek Theater, Los Angeles 08/06/10

In a penultimate homecoming show to close the books on their Swoon tour, the Silversun Pickups couldn’t stop smiling while whipping through a razor shar…
Andrew Youssef | August 9, 2010 - 11:06 am