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Silversun Pickups at the Theatre at Ace shot by Danielle Gornbein
Silversun Pickups light up Theatre at Ace in support of Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

With Thanksgiving come and gone, Los Angeles gathered Saturday night, post the Black Friday huzzah for an incredibly necessary cause. Los Angeles favorites, Silversun Pickups put together an extraordinary show to help raise funds for Puerto Rico after the terrible hurricane a few months ago. 100% of proceeds from ticket sales went straight to the Hispanic Federation’s “UNIDOS” fund. Without a somber […]

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Silversun Pickups at When We Were Young Fest -- Photo: Steven Ward
Silversun Pickups announce Puerto Rico benefit show at the Theater at Ace

In support of hurricane relief for Puerto Rico, Los Angeles indie darlings, Silversun Pickups have announced a benefit show at the Theater at Ace Hotel for November 25. Performing with them are Minus The Bear. Always coming through with a big heart, Silversun Pickups are no strangers to hosting benefit shows. “What’s happening in Puerto […]

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Senses Fail at When We Were Young Fest -- Photo: Steven Ward
Santa Ana gets the gritty rock festival it deserves with inaugural When We Were Young festival

As the bedrock venue for a large portion of the burgeoning punk rock and rap scene of Orange County’s counter-culture, the Observatory in Santa Ana tapped into its first niche audience with the 90’s/early 00’s R&B, soul, and hip-hop tailored Soulquarius late last year. Mosh heads and hardcore lovers wouldn’t have to wait long to earn […]

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Silversun Pickups and James Supercave fight the good fight at Love Trumps Hate event at Bootleg Theatre

“Tonight isn’t about Donald Trump; tonight is about supporting organizations like the ACLU and Planned Parenthood,” Nikki Monninger, the soft crooning bassist for the Silversun Pickups, couldn’t have nailed it more poignantly when she responded to a fan that screamed “Fuck Trump.” With little under a week left before the U.S. would receive its next President, […]

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Alabama Shakes at Panorama Festival 2016
Photos & Review: Panorama Festival Day One Featuring Arcade Fire, Alabama Shakes, De Lux and more

Arcade Fire closes out Panorama festival day one with a marching band tribute to David Bowie (along with some words about Trump) Words & Photography: Steven Ward Walking across the Robert F. Kennedy bridge in the sweltering heat towards Randall’s Island, it was hard not to feel the deja vu wash over me. Like many […]

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Silversun Pickups, Foals and Deap Vally deliver unmatched hat-trick performance at Fox Theater Pomona

Last week, the Fox Theater Pomona saw an action-packed lineup of sound and vision as Coachella performers Silversun Pickups and Foals took the stage alongside opening act Deap Vally. Deap Vally, one of our favorite acts from Los Angeles, kicked things off with blast of rock fury. Lead vocalist and guitarist, Lindsey Troy shined on stage. […]

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Win Tickets to Silversun Pickups at Fox Theater Pomona

L.A. based band, Silversun Pickups have quite an extensive tour up their sleeve, taking part in this year’s Coachella, Shaky Knees, and Lollapalooza. We last caught the band in 2009 for the LA Weekly Festival, LA 101 where we embraced their return to LA  (after that year’s extensive tour!). The four-piece band has been on […]

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Coachella 2016: finally moving away from being a boys’ club?

Feature written by Mark E. Ortega According to an April 2013 Buzzfeed article, Coachella hadn’t seen a ratio of male-fronted acts to female-fronted ones below 80% since 2008. Last year, female-fronted acts represented less than 16% of the lineup with names like Florence + The Machine, Alabama Shakes, Jenny Lewis and St. Vincent being some […]

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Win tickets to Silversun Pickups at iHeartRadio Theater LA

Los Angeles alt-rockers Silversun Pickups have announced an intimate show date on Friday, October 2 at the iHeartRadio Theater LA on the Honda Stage. The band are touring in support of their new album Better Nature which was just released today September 25 via their brand new self-owned label, New Machine Recordings. In addition to their iHeart date, […]

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Silversun Pickups at Siren Studios for KIA Soul Collective – Photos and Video

The KIA Soul Collective pulled off an awesome four-day extravaganza of music last week! With all shows taking place at Siren Studios Hollywood, Sunday’s guests were in for a special treat. The Silversun Pickups played an amazing set at this intimate venue and closed up the KIA Soul Collective proper! Check out the photos and […]

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