As the sun was setting at Rock the Garden 2013, Southern California alternative rock band Silversun Pickups performed "Dots and Dashes" from their album Neck of the Woods and won over both new and old fans with their explosive set. Filling in for new mother of twins Nikki Monninger, bassist Sarah Negahdari charmed fans while Brian Aubert tore up the stage with Joe Lesteand on keys and Christopher Guanlao on drums.
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Silversun Pickups set list:
Well Thought Out Twinkles
The Royal We
Dots and Dashes
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- Rock the Garden 2013 What a day. One of the most exciting and memorable Rock the Gardens is in the history books. Thanks to all who came and made it such a rousing success.
- Theft of the Dial: Silversun Pickups Silversun Pickups lead singer, Brian Aubert, hijacks our airwaves to share his musical picks in this edition of Theft of the Dial
- Silversun Pickups perform live in The Current studios Silversun Pickups' first hit "Lazy Eye" didn't follow any of the conventions of songwriting - including a bridge or any sort of chorus - but they still create complete and compelling songs.
- Album Review: Silversun Pickups - Neck of the Woods I love this quote from the band regarding the sound and texture of the record: "We wanted the louder stuff to sound cranky." Oh, it does. Even the tiniest moments of silence have a buzz and a darkness about them.