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Silversun Pickups - Carnavas - 2006 90s Style Indie Alt Rock - Brown Vinyl 2LP

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Silversun Pickups - Carnavas

Dangerbird Records ‎– DGB016
2 × Vinyl, LP, Limited Edition, Reissue, Brown Translucent

Released in a gatefold sleeve and includes a download card.

27 Sep 2019
Indie Rock




A1 Melatonin 4:04
A2 Well Thought Out Twinkles 4:02
A3 Checkered Floor 4:51
A4 Little Lover's So Polite 4:58


B5 Future Foe Scenarios 5:20
B6 Waste It On 4:13
B7 Lazy Eye 5:54


C8 Rusted Wheel 6:00
C9 Dream At Tempo 119 4:52


D10 Three Seed 5:40
D11 Common Reactor 6:01





Companies, etc.

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Dangerbird Records
Copyright (c) – Dangerbird Records
Copyright (c) – Silversun Pickups Music
Copyright (c) – Boredom Mending Music
Recorded At – Beer Wine Fish
Recorded At – The Sound Factory
Recorded At – Sunset Sound
Recorded At – Grand Master Studios
Recorded At – Sandbox Studio
Mixed At – Sunset Sound




Engineer – Tom Biller
Engineer [Additional] – Steven Rhodes
Layout – Sara Cumings
Mastered By – Stephen Marcussen
Mixed By – Tony Hoffer
Painting [Paintings] – Darren Waterston
Performer – Brian Aubert, Christopher Guanlao, Joe Lester, Nikki Monninger
Producer – Dave Cooley
Technician [Studio Assistant] – Andrew Alekel, Bill Mims
Written-By – Silversun Pickups



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Barcode: 842803001637

Silversun Pickups get a lot of Corganishishness thrown their way for the sake of vocal inflection, but on their new record "Carnavas," they've pinned down that elusive "love in neutral" tone that only bands like My Bloody Valentine have managed in the past, and spitshined it with a melodic Guided by Voices sheen, yielding white noise-pop that sparkles from the glint of all the fuzzy edges.

Something like "Well Thought Out Twinkles" could only be called soda pop, recalling everything from the La's to "Adore"-era Pumpkins (with human drum machine Chris Guanlao filling in for the less-earthy computer), caffeinated and shaken up in a mixer until it resembles gender neutral shoegaze. Perfect sunshine pop lies buried under a truncheon of fuzz--you can hear it if you listen--but it's been beaten and whipped like a birthday cake into something excited but not sure of what emotion it's feeling.

Their influences are as varied and distinct as a fruit smoothie: "Dream at Tempo 119" sounds like the best-produced early Robert Pollard track you've never heard sung an octave higher, and stuff like "Rusted Wheel" broods with the best of them before sprouting wings to fly off the axle into territory occupied by like-minded contemporaries Lovedrug and Amusement Parks on Fire.

"Carnavas" is like the best of the past wrapped up as a gift to the future. If reviving seductively aggressive '90s noise is next in line behind rainy day '80s new wave in the future of pop music, take comfort in knowing that once you pick the Silversuns up, you're only going to want to listen to them over and over and over and...

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Condition New
Format 2LP, Gatefold
Label Dangerbird Records