Silversun Pickups Play Terminal 5

The Los Angeles-based band Silversun Pickups play the first of two shows at Terminal 5

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Silversun Pickups play the first of two shows at Terminal 5. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Australian band Atlas Genius were the first band on the bill. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Their indie rock vibe was the perfect fit for an opening spot for Silversun Pickups. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The band's single "Trojans" got the crowd going, and many people seemed to realize that they'd already heard the song on the radio before. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Cloud Nothings were next on the bill, and they had a much more aggressive sound. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The band hardly stopped moving throughout their energetic 35 minute set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The band originally started out as a solo project of singer/guitarist Dylan Baldi (pictured), though it's now expanded to be a full band. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Dylan provided vocals while also playing lead guitar, a rare thing in a four piece band. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Silversun Pickups relied heavily on bright blue and red lights throughout their set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Singer and guitarist Brian Aubert wails as he plays a heavily distorted riff. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Drummer Chris Guanlao plays in a rather nontraditional manner, with his cymbal far above the rest of his drum kit. Photos by Michel Dussack
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When it came time for the band to play their latest single "Bloody Mary", the members were bathed in appropriately red lights. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Their set was mainly focused on their latest release "Neck of the Woods", though peppered in the set were older fan favorites. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Temporary bassist Sarah Negahdari rocks out. She's filling in with the band right now while bassist Nikki Monninger is pregnant. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Fan favorite "The Royal We" was played second, whetting the crowd's appetite for older material. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Joe Lester played keyboards, synthesizer and a sampler throughout the bands set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Towards the end of their main set, the band ripped into two of their biggest hits - "Panic Switch" and "Lazy Eye". Photos by Michel Dussack
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After a brief break, the band returned for an all too brief encore. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Ending the night was an extended version of "Well Thought Out Twinkles". Photos by Michel Dussack
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As the crowd filed out of the venue after the performance, crew members were able to take it easy since the band's equipment stayed in the venue for the next's night show. Photos by Michel Dussack
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