AbsolutePunk.net
   Username
Password
 Browse Blogs Start a Blog The Charts Adv. Search Need Help?
 

Jonathan Bautts's Blog

 | Search Options
JB's Blog
Interview Ė Silversun Pickups
05/16/12 at 07:32 PM by Jonathan Bautts
Keyboardist Joe Lester talks about the direction Silversun Pickups took on new album Neck of the Woods, its psychological underpinnings, writing longer songs and why thereís no bonus to being on a major label.

"With Dangerbird, thereís, like, eight people that work there. Itís six blocks from my house, so if thereís a problem I can just walk down and talk to them about it. I canít really imagine a better situation for wanting to put out a record and then go about doing it. Why the fuck would we go with a major label? Our record isnít going to sell 800,000 copies in the first week, and weíd just get buried by whatever the next crappy pop band is. We have everything we need from a small label. Itís not like thereís these crazy deals you hear about, like R.E.M. getting $90 million for 16 records or something ridiculous. They donít even do that anymore, so we couldnít even be assholes and take a bunch of money. Thatís not even there, so what do they have to offer?"
Tags: silversun pickups, interview
No Comments | Add a CommentPermalink | Share
Silversun Pickups: Finding The Balance
10/28/09 at 11:00 PM by Jonathan Bautts
Check out my article on Silversun Pickups and the success of Swoon over at Campus Circle.
Tags: Silversun Pickups, Brian Aubert, Swoon, Panic Switch
No Comments | Add a CommentPermalink | Share
Interview Ė Silversun Pickups
10/18/09 at 09:02 PM by Jonathan Bautts
Catch my interview with Silversun Pickups over at Mammoth Press. Frontman Brian Aubert shares about the band's journey, including its indie/L.A. roots, the cathartic making of Swoon, nervous breakdowns, writing No. 1 single "Panic Switch," and the yin yang of recording and touring.
Tags: Silversun Pickups, Swoon, Panic Switch, Brian Aubert, Interview
No Comments | Add a CommentPermalink | Share
1 to 0 of 288 Entries
Last Updated: 03/16/14 (134,682 Views)
Blog Tools
Share This Blog  Share This Blog

NEWS, MUSIC & MORE
Search News
Release Dates
Exclusives
Best New Music
Articles
CONNECT
Submit News
Forums
Contests
Mobile Version
AP.net Logos
HIDDEN TREASURES
AbsolutePunk Podcast
Free Music
Sports Forum
Technology Forum
Recommendations
INFORMATION
Advertising
Contact Us
Copyright Policy
Terms of Service
Privacy Policy
FOLLOW
Twitter | Facebook | RSS
AP.net Podcast on iTunes
UnderTheGun
Purevolume
Chorus.fm | @jason_tate