Via: L.A. Times
The Silversun Pickups, who first caught widespread attention with “Lazy Eye,” a sliver of woozy early Smashing Pumpkins-inspired rock from the band’s 2006 debut album, “Carnavas,” were nominated for a Grammy on Wednesday in the best new artist category.
Currently on tour in Europe with Placebo, the band’s frontman, Brian Aubert, was asleep when the news came in. He woke up to hundreds of voicemails and text messages. “To be honest,” he wrote in an e-mail from Rotterdam, Netherlands, “I didn’t quite understand it. . . . Finally, when my brain started working, I realized what it was and I’m simply stunned.” [Read More]