Posts tagged "passion pit"

Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos Comes Out as Gay

Passion Pit's frontman Michael Angelakos just appeared on the author Bret Easton Ellis' podcast where he discussed a host of topics including mental illness, the tug of…
Brennan Carley / November 9, 2015

Review: Passion Pit Celebrate Hard-Won Happiness on the Joyful ‘Kindred’

On a casual listen, pretty much everything Passion Pit puts out sounds joyfully, euphorically saccharine — especially when the glittery vocals are in such a high…
James Grebey / April 21, 2015

Passion Pit’s New Album, ‘Kindred,’ Is Now Streaming on iTunes

Passion Pit are streaming their third album, Kindred, on iTunes, a week before the record gets its proper release. So far we've heard three tracks from…
James Grebey / April 14, 2015

Hear Passion Pit’s Jubilant ‘Until We Can’t (Let’s Go)’

Passion Pit are a few weeks shy of releasing their new album, Kindred, and now, following previous singles "Lifted Up (1985)" and "Where the Sky…
Rachel Brodsky / April 6, 2015

Passion Pit Get Pushed Around in a Club in ‘Lifted Up (1985)’ Video

Passion Pit's new video for "Lifted Up (1985)," the lead single off of their forthcoming Kindred album, shows frontman Michael Angelakos in a sea of people at a crowded…
James Grebey / March 26, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Blur ‘Go Out,’ Sufjan Stevens Finds ‘No Shade,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. From resurrected Britpop legends to eyebrow-raising indie-folkies to Canadian…
SPIN Staff / February 20, 2015

Madeon and Passion Pit Team Up for Dystopian ‘Pay No Mind’ Video

Last month, French electronic producer Madeon teased his upcoming debut album, Adventure, with "Pay No Mind," which features Passion Pit. Now he's released the track's music…
Brennan Carley / February 20, 2015

Passion Pit Get ‘Caught Up in Your Heartstrings’ on New Track ‘Where the Sky Hangs’

As Passion Pit readys Kindred — the follow-up to 2012's Gossamer — they've released two tracks one day apart: "Lifted Up (1985)" and now, "Where the…
Rachel Brodsky / February 17, 2015

Passion Pit’s Third Album, ‘Kindred,’ Comes Out in April

Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos has been dropping unreleased demos on SoundCloud for a couple of months now, but today, the band officially revealed information about their…
James Grebey / January 29, 2015

Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos Addresses Bipolar Disorder in New PSA

Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos stars in a new PSA to help raise awareness for those struggling with bipolar disorder. Titled #StrongerThanStigma and organized by Bring Change…
Rachel Brodsky / January 20, 2015

Hear Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos Flip an Old Barry Manilow Sample

We didn't get much from him this year, on his own or otherwise, but Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos is hopefully gearing up for a…
Andrew Unterberger / December 30, 2014

Payola Blues: A Conversation With Cults

Shrouded in an intentional aura of mystery, Cults appeared in March 2010 with their first single, "Go Outside," a reverb-heavy pop singalong. The song was…
Ari Lipsitz / October 17, 2013

Passion Pit Bandsplain Canceled Shows in Hugely Condescending Letter

Let's say you're in a band. A pretty successful band. Sometimes, due to factors beyond your control, you're forced to cancel shows. It happens. Not…
Marc Hogan / October 9, 2013

Passion Pit Rebound From Gear-Destroying Storm With Joyous ‘Live on Letterman’ Set

This past weekend, a massive storm hit Chicago and destroyed most of Passion Pit's equipment. "Our gear was completely annihilated by the weather," the band wrote…
Kyle McGovern / September 5, 2013

Passion Pit Delicately Cover fun.’s ‘Carry On’

Passion Pit may be an arena-sized act — how that happened is still a little mind-boggling — but main man Michael Angelakos recently scaled back…
Kyle McGovern / July 12, 2013

Night, Light: Photos From Electric Forest Festival 2013

A congregation of Jam bands and EDM stars converged for the Electric Forest Festival in Rothbury, Michigan this weekend. Eclectic pothead favorites Dispatch and the…
Ken Bachor / July 1, 2013

‘Shameless’ Star Emmy Rossum on Avoiding Skrillex’s Mosh Pit, Making Out to ‘Wonderwall’

The multi-talented Emmy Rossum could use a breather. It's a good thing then, that the Showtime network's Shameless, on which she plays a dutiful sister…
Luke McCormick / April 10, 2013

Passion Pit Stalk a Girl’s Romantic History in ‘Cry Like a Ghost’ Video

Passion Pit spied on a troubled couple's cycle of bickering for last month's "Carried Away" music video, and now the Michael Angelakos-led synth-poppers bounce between…
Kyle McGovern / March 27, 2013

Camp Bisco 2013 Lineup: Animal Collective, Passion Pit, Bassnectar, and More

You know winter is on its way out when the days are getting a little longer, the weather is getting warmer, and the festival lineup…
David Marchese / February 21, 2013

Passion Pit Celebrate Messy Relationships in Polished ‘Carried Away’ Video

Happy Valentine's Day, people who love watching other people's bad relationships. Passion Pit's "Carried Away" carries more than a whiff of the Talking Heads' equally…
Marc Hogan / February 14, 2013
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