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Interview Archive

All interviews are sorted by era in descending chronological order. These are all local mirrors with linkbacks to the originals, if still available online. Nonetheless, any publications that have heartburn with the postings can complain here (or to DreamHost—I'm sure they'll let me know too).

Widow's Weeds-era (2018-)

Name Outlet Date Involving
"Silversun Pickups find a renewal of music, friendship in the 'Weeds'" The Daily Times March 11, 2020 Christopher
"New album marks new era for Silversun Pickups, which returns to The Fillmore this week" The Charlotte Observer March 5, 2020 Brian
"Silversun Pickups' Joe Lester discusses 'Widow's Weeds,' Butch Vig and playing Aspen" The Aspen Times February 12, 2020 Joe
"Nikki Monninger: Pickup Artist" Bass Magazine July 23, 2019 Nikki

Better Nature-era (2015-2018)

Name Outlet Date Involving
"A conversation with Nikki Monninger of Silversun Pickups" The Buffalo News March 25, 2016 Nikki
"Nikki Monninger: Song Strengthening with Silversun Pickups" Bassplayer January 11, 2016 Nikki
"Silversun Pickups' Joe Lester on Growing Up in Indio, Sampling, and Better Nature" Broward Palm Beach New Times January 5, 2016 Joe
"On the Beat With Christopher Guanlao of Silversun Pickups: Recording Better Nature" Modern Drummer October 16, 2015 Christopher
"Silversun Pickups: Riffing on band drama*, 'Better Nature' and being old-school" buzzbands.la September 25, 2015 All
"ESPN Music Exclusive Interview: Nikki Monninger of Silversun Pickups" ESPN Music September 25, 2015 Nikki
"Silversun Pickups Break Into The Duck At Mission Chinese" Food Republic September 23, 2015 Joe,
Christopher

Neck of the Woods-era (2012-2015)

Name Outlet Date Involving
"An Interview with Brian Aubert from Silversun Pickups: Play Time" The Aquarian October 10, 2012 Brian
"Interview: Silversun Pickups Guitarist Brian Aubert Discusses New Album, 'Neck of the Woods'" Guitar World July 27, 2012 Brian
"Interview: Joe Lester of Silversun Pickups" AbsolutePunk May 10, 2012 Joe
"L.A.'s Silversun Pickups are Lakers spies" ESPN May 8, 2012 Christopher

Swoon-era (2009-2012)

Name Outlet Date Involving
Interview with Nikki Monninger of Silversun Pickups UWM Post July 1, 2010 Nikki
Interview: Christopher Guanlao (of Silversun Pickups) Consequence of Sound March 31, 2010 Christopher
"Silversun Pickups: 'We Like When The Guitar Is Used As A Texture'" Ultimate Guitar July 21, 2009 Brian
"Silversun Pickups: Switch Off the Panic and Swoon" Sentimentalist Magazine June 3, 2009 Brian
"Interview with Brian Aubert of Silversun Pickups" The Aquarian April 7, 2009 Brian

Carnavas-era (2006-2009)

Name Outlet Date Involving
"Silversun Pickups enjoy the rock-star treatment" Chron November 28, 2006 Brian
"Silversun Pickups shine bright after full length gets major college radio play" Marquee Magazine October 1, 2006 Brian
"10 Artists to Watch 2006" Rolling Stone September 21, 2006 Brian
"Silversun Pickups Interview" IGN August 21, 2006 Brian
"The Ghost Media Interview: Brian Aubert of Silversun Pickups" Ghost Media August 11, 2006 Brian
"A conversation with Brian Aubert" The Red Alert July 2006 Brian

Pikul-era (2000-2006)

Name Outlet Date Involving
"Brian Aubert of Silversun Pickups" Seattlest July 19, 2006 Brian
"Exclusive Interview With Christopher Guanlao" ARTISTdirect July 17, 2006 Christopher
"Nikki Monninger of Silversun Pickups" Three Imaginary Girls February 5, 2006 Nikki