Monday, September 04, 2006

Silversun Pickups
Remember grunge? Silversun Pickups do. Soft soft LOUD soft LOUD, just like the Pixies taught it and certainly it's easy to hear some Smashing Pumpkins or My Bloody Valentine as well. Named after a liquor store in LA, they have a nice sense of melody and often a surprisingly delicate dramatic build, particularly on the tracks with the lazily affectless vocals of bassist Nikki Monninger.

There are three other tracks to hear at: and you can see three videos at:

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