One of my more oft-played Pandora stations, Silversun Pickups, is going to be playing the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium on October 13, 2012. Look forward to a grungy good time with their buzzing melodies and deep lyricism. Known for putting on a great show, this could be one of the best live performances to see in Los Angeles through the rest of 2012.
On their third album, Neck of the Woods, amiable hipsters the Silversun Pickups sound utterly depressed. As one of a handful of significantly successful groups birthed out of the Silver Lake neighborhood, there's no reason for this moodiness. Like many of us, apparently, they are pining for the '90s, and it shows on Neck's My Bloody Valentine–meets–New Order fusion of hazy guitars and lightweight electronics. Read More and Buy Tickets