Tag Archives: Silversun Pickups

Live Video: Silversun Pickups at Sun Liquor

Sun Liquor and Silversun Pickups – the pairing pretty much writes itself – yet there’s so much more to the LA band’s relationship to KEXP and history behind their generosity in performing an exclusive show for our donors. Our love for Silversun Pickups goes back to their debut EP, Pikul. KEXP was not only oneRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, September 14th: • Sage Francis, Onry Ozzborn, Stage, Transit at Neumos // 21+ (more info) • Mac McCaughan + The Non-Believers, Mike Krol, Flesh Wounds at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • Ben Folds at The Moore // All Ages (more info) • “Weird Al” Yankovic at Washington State Fair Events CenterRead more…

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Monday Music News

California quartet Silversun Pickups share a glimpse into their studio life via the video for “Circadian Rhythm (Last Dance),” which you can watch below. The track appears on their forthcoming full-length Better Nature, their first new album in three years, out September 25th on their own label, New Machine Recordings. Silversun Pickups are playing aRead more…

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Thursday Music News

When in Rome, amiright? Last week, TV on the Radio played the legendary First Avenue in Minneapolis, MN, so of course, they kicked out a cover of Prince‘s 1984 hit “Purple Rain.” Watch fan shot video of the performance below, with Kyp Malone and Tunde Adebimpe trading off lead vocals. [Consequence of Sound]

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Video Roundup: Bob Dylan Revisited

This weekend, Bob Dylan and his Band will sing out from the beautiful stage at The Paramount for a three-night engagement, from Friday, October 17th to Sunday, October 19th. The Seattle dates actually kick off the North American portion of what’s being called Never Ending Tour 2014, a joking reference to the fact that DylanRead more…

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Thursday Music News

When someone invites you into a van, you should probably run, but if that someone is actor Rainn Wilson, and you happen to be the 6’4″ Win Butler of Arcade Fire, you’re probably okay. Join them in the backseat for this fun chat in the latest episode of Wilson’s Metaphysical Milkshake web series. [Pitchfork]

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Live Review: Austin City Limits 2013, Saturday

No one knew it at the time, but Saturday would be the end of Austin City Limits 2013. Rain had been threatening all weekend, and around 9:45 p.m., it finally showed up, and as of Sunday morning, it hasn’t left. That being said, Saturday would have been a hard day to top. The weather wasRead more…

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Live Review: Silversun Pickups @ Moore Theatre 9/6

In a last minute venue change, Silversun Pickups brought their Redmond show at Marymoor Park downtown to the Moore Theatre for an evening of excellent tunes and (thankfully for us) not as much driving. Understandably, the Moore was packed to the brim with people – seated areas were hosting one or two people to aRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Fresh of their 2012 release Reign of Terror, ear splitting power-pop outfit Sleigh Bells have teamed up with the fast fingered hip hop producer AraabMuzik for a fall U.S. tour. In their very first tweet ever (one tweet, over 36,000 followers…), Sleigh Bells predicts “It’s gonna be dope.” We concur. Kill Rock Stars has hasRead more…

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Live Video: Silversun Pickups

Apparently, no topic is off limits for Silversun Pickups guitarist Brian Aubert — just listen to his conversation with the Midday Show’s Cheryl Waters about breast milk at the end of the full performance video below — but their easy rapport comes with years of familiarity and friendship, as KEXP has long championed the SilverlakeRead more…

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