September 24, 2022

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Southern California natives Brian Aubert and Nikki Monninger entrance Silversun Pickups, one in every of rock music’s main bastions of guitar glory. The band only recently launched their sixth studio album, Bodily Thrills, produced by the legendary Butch Vig of Rubbish (who had been highlighted on July’s episode of The Story Behind the Music). The LP is marked by an adventurous — and intentional — departure of types, a tone brilliantly set by the lead single, “Scared Collectively.”

However the path to this newest document begins again in 2006 with the band’s first studio album, Carnavas, and its breakout observe “Lazy Eye.” The tune has turn out to be one thing of a rock and roll staple over the past 15 years, making it an ideal subject for this newest episode of The Story Behind the Music.

On this episode, Silversun Pickups’ Aubert and Monninger be part of host Peter Csathy to debate the that means of every part from the “Lazy Eye” observe title to the very title of the band itself. They even reveal the origins of their artistic partnership, which entails Aubert catching Monninger — then a stranger — pilfering a small bottle of booze from a drink cart throughout a flight to London.

The pair additionally dive into “Scared Collectively” — which was an ideal match for the interview, as they referred to as in from the highway whereas staying in a lodge identified to be haunted. It’s a incessantly playful, humorous and lazy eye-opening interview of an especially passionate and gifted band that’s nonetheless grateful and humble in spite of everything these years.

Pay attention the the most recent episode of The Story Behind the Music above, after which be sure to love, overview, and subscribe to the present wherever you get your podcasts. You may as well control the Consequence Podcast Community for updates on all our sequence, and observe host Peter Csathy on Twitter @pcsathy and at Inventive Media.

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