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Silversun Pickups’s Nikki Monninger Expecting Twins, Band To Play Conan This Monday

August 23, 2012 The Audio Perv 0


Silversun Pickups are very excited to announce that bassist Nikki Monninger is expecting twin girls later this year. She’ll keep touring in the fall for as long as it’s possible, then Sarah Negahdari from the band The Happy Hollows will be filling in while Nikki is away.

“This is such an exciting and happy time for me — new record, first babies. I’ll lay low for a little while, but they won’t be able to keep me off the road …

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Silversun Pickups Extend Fall Tour, Cloud Nothings and Atlas Genius To Support Select Dates

August 20, 2012 The Audio Perv 0


Dangerbird Records is excited to announce that Silversun Pickups are adding dates to their fall headlining tour in support of their latest record Neck of the Woods. After festival dates, the band will tour from the Malkin Bowl in Vancouver on September 4th to the House of Blues in Cleveland on October 21st, followed by a festival date at Voodoo Music Experience in New Orleans from October 26-28. Silversun Pickups will be supported on this tour by School of Seven …

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Silversun Pickups Send Cease and Desist To Romney Campaign

August 15, 2012 The Audio Perv 1


Seems as if the GOP is once again whimsically ignoring our great nation’s laws to do whatever it wants to do, and shooting itself in the foot in the process. Without any regard for copyright or intellectual property laws, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has, without permission, begun to use Silversun Pickups’ 2009 smash “Panic Switch” at campaign stops across the country. Neither the band nor its representatives were contacted to gain permission for the use of the song and …

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TAP Firefly Festival: Silversun Pickups

August 6, 2012 The Audio Perv 3

By Matt Arena

Earlier in the day before their headlining set at the secondary stage at Firefly Festival, we got the chance to sit down with Nikki Monninger (bass) and Joe Lester (keys) of Silversun Pickups to talk about their new album, their live aesthetic, and their love for vinyl records.

Congrats on the new album, it sounds fantastic.

Joe: Thanks, we’re really excited to start playing it live.

Nikki: We haven’t been able to play these songs at all …

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Firefly Festival Day 1 Review and Photos (Jack White, Silversun Pickups, Wallflowers, Walk The Moon, OK Go)

July 25, 2012 The Audio Perv 0


By Matt Arena

New festivals seem to pop up every year, pull a decent lineup and then are never heard from again. In essence they’re attempts at unseating summer powerhouses like Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo, but they rarely ever succeed. But every once in a while those festivals have down years, allowing room for one of these newcomers to stake their own claim on the American summer music festival market. This year is one of those years and the Firefly Festival

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Silversun Pickups Confirm Fall Tour

July 23, 2012 The Audio Perv 0


Dangerbird Records is excited to announce that Silversun Pickups will be heading on a fall headlining tour in support of their latest record Neck of the Woods. After several festival dates, the band will tour from the Malkin Bowl in Vancouver on September 4th to the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago on September 21st. Throughout the tour, they will be supported by School of Seven Bells and Atlas Genius.

The new album debuted at #6 on the Billboard Top 200, …

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Silversun Pickups 6/4 Live on Letterman Review

June 6, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

By Michel Dussack

Last month, Silversun Pickups released their third full length album ‘Neck of the Woods’ to critical acclaim and the band has been making the late night TV rounds to help promote it. On June 4th, the band stopped in NYC to perform a song on The Late Show with David Letterman, and while they were here, they performed a webcast concert from the Ed Sullivan Theater. A few hundred lucky fans were in attendance for the 8 …

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Silversun Pickups, Passion Pit, Girl Talk and Beirut To Headline This Year’s Musicfest NW in Portland

May 30, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

Willamette Week is thrilled to announce the lineup for MusicfestNW 2012, now in its 12th year of showcasing the finest in national and regional music in one of the most compelling urban areas in the country.

MusicfestNW is once again returning to the historic Pioneer Courthouse Square—Portland’s civic living room—for three picturesque outdoor headlining performances at Levi’s Pioneer Stage headlined by shoegazing alternative rockers Silversun Pickups (Sunday, Sept. 9), mashup superstar Girl Talk (Saturday, Sept. 8), and the world …