Album review: Silversun Pickups' revivalist 'Neck of the Woods' Album review of the new Silversun Pickups album, "Neck of the Woods," by Los Angeles Times pop writer August Brown. Silversun Pickups Prep New Album, Call Major Label Options 'Meaningless' You'd think an indie band with a sophomore album that reached No. 7 on the Billboard 200 would be pursued by every major label in the music business. And that's exactly what happened to Los Angeles act Silversun Pickups after the band's second album, "Swoon," zoomed up the charts following its April 2009 release, on its way to selling 319,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Firefly Fest: Silversun Pickups, Bassnectar & More Added to Lineup The massive Firefly music event will span three days, July 20-22, in Dover, Delaware with more than 40 acts, including The Flaming Lips and John Legend. Silversun Pickups keep up the '90s groove "We're like the tortoise who remains slow and steady — we haven't won the race yet, but making it as a band for 12 years is testament enough that we've done something right" Quick Spin: 'Neck of the Woods,' by Silversun Pickups As the past decade saw alternative rock splinter into dozens upon dozens of hyper-specialized micro-genres, Silversun Pickups stayed out of the corners and in the middle of the road. The Los Angeles quartet's big-riffed, nuance-free songs sounded surprisingly fresh for a style that Smashing Pumpkins seemingly squeezed every last drop of distortion out of by 1996. " Neck of the Woods " is the ... Karmin, Silversun Pickups Release New Albums; Usher Hits 'SNL' Welcome to Buzzworthy's "The Week In Pop," where we round up new album releases, talk show musical guests and TV performances by your favorite pop stars and more (so you don't have to). So, what to give mom for her big day? (Sunday is Mother's Day, guys!) How about Silversun Pickups' third album for moms [...] Release: Silversun Pickups - Neck of the Woods 'Neck of the Woods' reveals a maturing band which is not in any way lacking progressive material. Album Premiere: Silversun Pickups, 'Neck Of The Woods' It's been a minute or three since we've heard from L.A.'s Silversun Pickups. In 2009, the band's sophomore album, Swoon, notched them a Best New Artist Grammy nomination -- and we're thinking their triumphant new set Neck Of The Woods should score them some actual hardware. The band's time in the lab has been spent [...] Silversun Pickups stream new album 'Neck Of The Woods' in full – listen Los Angeles rockers' third album will be released next Monday (May 7) 'Dark Shadows,' Silversun Pickups, and other hot new releases coming next week The latest from Keane and Stephen Colbert's first children's book also make the list.
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