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Silversun Pickups, 90's rock resurgence?
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post Aug 10 2007, 12:44 AM
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Admit it, as soon as this post punk thing started to get stale, you knew a ‘90s
alternative rock revival was only a matter of time. And the band leading the way,
Silversun Pickups have caught my ear. They sort of compliment Smashing Pumpkins,
and Sonic Youth. I was giving up searching for good music for awhile, and when I stumbled
upon "Well Thought Out Twinkles" (a gay as hell title, but an awesome song), I was into the
groove riff that sounds like something Wolfmother would do, but instead quickly veers off into a highly melodic
verse dominated by Aubert’s distinct rasp (Think Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream).

After listening to Pikul, their first full length CD, it's got the kind of bleary-eyed ballads that would
have been a perfect fit on the great Singles soundtrack, standing alongside the Pumpkins’ “Drown”.
They show enough vitality in their sound to win me over, reminding me of a time when hooks mattered,
and American indie rock ruled, and restoring hope that it just might happen again. Their fucking awesome.

If you haven't heard of them, I recommend you check out "Lazy Eye", "Well Thought Out Twinkles", and
"Rusted Wheel".


Discuss the new resurgence of 90's rock (see Kings Of Leon, Sea Wolf) and Silversun Pickups.
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post Aug 10 2007, 03:18 AM
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post Aug 10 2007, 03:10 PM
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Kings of Leon is more faux 70s Southern rock. And Seawolf is Will Oldham, who isn't part of any type of movement, I don't think. I've never heard of Silversun Pickups, but I do like Siamese Dream-era Smashing Pumpkins, but if I wanna listen to something that sounds like Siamese Dream-era Smashing Pumpkins, I'll just listen to Siamese Dream-era Smashing Pumpkins.
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post Aug 10 2007, 03:14 PM
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I downloaded this a few months ago after Bill Simmons wouldn't stop raving about it in his chat (yes, that makes me very lame). I like Lazy Eye...the rest not so much.
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post Aug 13 2007, 02:52 PM
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Yes! This band is awesome, IMO! My girlfriend picked up their CD "Carnavas" a while back and I've been hooked ever since I blindly ripped it onto my ipod.
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post Aug 14 2007, 12:25 PM
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Not a huge fan.

Kings of Leon are a much better band IMO, better live too.

SSP reminds me way too much of The Pumpkins for me to take them seriously.
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post Aug 14 2007, 12:34 PM
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Heard them, didn't like it. Then again, my musical diet has largely been Library music/funk-driven 60's-70's movie scores, old school hip hop, and progressive rock as of late.
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