October 3, 2008

The Globe and Mail

Go to article Heavy Turbulence By David Ebner September 4, 2008 VANCOUVER — Let me tell you about this song. It starts softly, the sweet sound of violin and viola, then it swirls and swells. The words are all true, an unflinching rendering of emotional pain. It plays out at […]
October 3, 2008

USA Today – Backstage Pass

Go here for the article and 10-part video blog Backstage Pass: The Airborne Toxic Event cover Pemberton By Korina Lopez July 28, 2008 In the space of one week in 2006, Mikel Jollett was diagnosed with a genetic autoimmune disease, his mother was diagnosed with cancer, he and his longtime […]
October 3, 2008

Wired – Listening Post

Go to article Event Horizon: An Interview With The Airborne Toxic Event By Scott Thill July 11, 2008 | 7:59:16 PM Every postmodernist worth his or her salt knows Don DeLillo’s award-winning novel White Noise, and its chief technological horror. But a merry band of dark indie poppers from Los […]
October 2, 2008


Go to article The Heeb Interview By Amy Westervelt April 28, 2008 Named for a line in the Don DeLillo book White Noise L.A. band The Airborne Toxic Event suddenly found itself this year with a shit-hot full-length album recorded and a song in regular play on a major radio […]
October 1, 2008

West Coast Performer

Go to article Staying Grounded By Julia Cooper Photo by James Hickey October 2008 Mikel Jollett once discovered the perfect complement to his band’s live stage setup in a junkyard. The frontman of Los Feliz five-piece The Airborne Toxic Event had trekked to a local facility along with drummer Daren […]