AimlessAmoeba
SmashingRoses
Join date: Jul 2004
352 IQ
#1
Heard these guys on Pandora about a year back, went out and ordered their EP 'Pikul' (which was their only release at the time) and listened to it endlessly. July rolls around, and they release a full-length album of gorgeous music only meant for ears that enjoy a high blast of psychedelia...

Thing is, you read about the pickups online and they're laden with Smashing Pumpkins comparisons. Granted, they sound somewhat similar, both bands have/had female bassists and they both really like layering but... that's neither here nor there.

Oh. By the by. Silversun Pickups and Smashing Pumpkins both have not only the same initials but also the same number of letters... coincidence? yeah, probably.

I was just wondering if anyone else has heard anything from silversun and enjoyed it? Just curious.
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Iluvpowerchords
Flau-BEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAR
Join date: Jan 2005
1,364 IQ
#2
Saw them on Letterman a while back.

They were good, but not good enough to make me look into them.
frd_marshll
i am not your friend
Join date: Nov 2004
2,264 IQ
#3
i saw these guys back on my brithday they were really cool i bought the cd and i like it

the reminds me of a compnation of anthony green and conor obrest
lp_mayer_guitar
Sinterceptor
Join date: Aug 2003
199 IQ
#4
i really dig their music. they're coming w/ snow patrol to austin march and im pretty stoked for that show. i love the guitarists style and tone.
AimlessAmoeba
SmashingRoses
Join date: Jul 2004
352 IQ
#5
i think i might be seeing a date on the same tour as you, only up here in Toronto. Pickups and OKGO opening for Snow Patrol
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frd_marshll
i am not your friend
Join date: Nov 2004
2,264 IQ
#6
i would like to see them again but they a playing a arena with snow patrol and i don't really wanna pay
Crimson_tornado
UG's Ex-President
Join date: Dec 2006
136 IQ
#7
Heard them a while back, like some of the stuff off the pikul ep, I didnt even know they had an album though. I heard of them through a band I saw supporting ex-pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan (odd co-incidence), a band called Gliss. I really recommend gliss though, they've toured with a few big names and could really be a big thing. Check them out!!
astonmartin
Registered User
Join date: Nov 2004
422 IQ
#8
I think their recordings dont do them justice they are much better live than on cd, a lot more energy.
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