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Silversun Pickups (music group)

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  • Klaxons know how to get attention

    Klaxons know how to get attention
    They know how to get attention At times on "Myths of the Near Future," the debut album by the London quartet Klaxons, the synths' wail is so siren-like you sense there may be an emergency. And there is, kind of. Their imperative seems to be to have fun...
  • Rating the rising frontmen at Coachella

    Among other things, the three-day Coachella festival provided a prominent showcase for a handful of young singers whose profiles figure to get a major boost from their shows. Here's a look at a few whose faces and voices figure to be part of the scene for...
  • Coachella presents a day full of pivotal moments

    For Los Angeles bands, Coachella is almost a hometown gig, despite its distance in miles and mind-set from the city. During the Silversun Pickups' performance on the main stage Friday afternoon, singer Brian Aubert told the crowd that the band has been on...
  • Subtle but memorable at Coachella

    "I tell you, that's a very loud ice-cream van over there," Damon Albarn told his audience Saturday at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival's Outdoor Theater. It wasn't actually an ice-cream van. It was dance-music star Tiësto, the only DJ at this...
  • L.A.'s string of indie labels succeeds with a jack-of-all-trades approach

    L.A.'s string of indie labels succeeds with a jack-of-all-trades approach
    Part of a series of occasional articles. Two weeks ago, rock band Arcade Fire landed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts with its third album, "The Suburbs." For the band's devoted fans as well as some online music prognosticators, hitting the top...
  • The path to success is no longer labeled

    The path to success is no longer labeled
    One in a series of occasional articles The Troubadour, awash on a recent night in indigo light and chiming guitars, doesn't look all that different than it did in the 1970s, when music history plugged in to the club's stage amps and earned the tiny...
  • Live: Airborne Toxic Event at Walt Disney Concert Hall

    Coming home is a recurring theme in pop music, but Los Angeles must have looked a little different to the Airborne Toxic Event on Friday, as the band stood on the elegant stage of a sold-out Walt Disney Concert Hall. The quintet's return to base follows a...
  • Turn It Up

    Turn It Up
    TÊTE-à-TÊTE: JASON SCHWARTZMAN Jason Schwartzman started young. At 14, he was a cofounder and drummer with the L.A. rock band Phantom Planet. At 17, he jumped into acting with an impressive debut in Wes Anderson's 1998 art-house favorite Rushmore. He...
  • Miss Derringer at the Troubadour tonight; Shadow Shadow Shade at Spaceland

     
    Video: Miss Derringer's "Better Run Away From Me," directed by Zalman King. Oh, Miss Derringer – is that a gun in your pocket or are you just happy to see us? Miss Derringer is a dream band; they’re like watching Emmylou Harris and the Ronettes f...
  • Giant Drag: From a major label to auctioning hair

     
    With the release last week of a new EP, Giant Drag's Annie Hardy finally had something to sell other than her hair -- or sex toys. Once stamped with next-big-thing status, the Silver Lake-based rock band, centered on Hardy's sweetly......
  • How to be a rock star: Moving beyond the labels

     
    The Troubadour, awash on a recent night in indigo light and chiming guitars, doesn't look all that different than it did in the 1970s, when music history plugged in to the club's stage amps and earned the tiny West Hollywood venue the audacity to...
  • Thursday's Talk Shows: Tom Hanks appears on 'Good Morning America,' 'Regis and Kelly' and 'Late Show with David Letterman'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 28 - March 6 in PDF format This week's TV Movies The Early Show Author Kym Douglas. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Jerry Seinfeld and Tom Papa; Marla Gibbs;......