The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

Turntable Kitchen Announces Monthly Vinyl Subscription Service

The Seattle-based website Turntable Kitchen is giving vinyl subscription servicing a shot. The site has announced Sounds Delicious, a new service that will deliver full-length cover albums…
Brian Josephs / June 1, 2016

Hear Beverly’s ‘Victoria,’ Co-Written By the Pains of Being Pure at Heart’s Kip Berman

Beverly shared the first single, "Crooked Cop," off of their forthcoming record back in November, and today they've shared the next via Stereogum. Titled "Victoria," the…
Rachel Brodsky / January 21, 2016

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Try to Give Taylor Swift a ‘Poison Touch’

Following the May release of their Days of Abandon album, the Pains of Being Pure at Heart are back with "Poison Touch," one of five new…
Dan Reilly / September 18, 2014

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Plot Fall U.S. Tour

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart have a new live lineup, which they'll be bringing across the United States this fall. On October 5,…
Kyle McGovern / June 12, 2014

Young Adult Friction: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart’s Rebirth

Kip Berman loves to talk about bands. The boyish 34-year-old singer-guitarist — who leads the oh-so-preciously named group the Pains of Being Pure at Heart…
Kyle McGovern / June 12, 2014

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Pump Fresh Blood into ‘Days of Abandon’

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart have wisely taken two steps back and one step forward for their latest, Days of Abandon. The Smashing…
David Turner / May 15, 2014

Watch Pains of Being Pure at Heart Turn Into Jem and the Holograms

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart's third LP, Days of Abandon is out today via Yebo, and the band is celebrating with the release…
Colin Joyce / May 13, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: the Black Keys, Swans, Pains of Being Pure at Heart, and More

Another week nears its close, and with it comes a new roundup of album streams. Follow the links below to hear new records by the…
Kyle McGovern / May 8, 2014

In My Room: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart’s Kip Berman

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart are currently on tour in support of their upcoming third album, Days of Abandon, out May 13 via…
Kyle McGovern / April 28, 2014

Pains of Being Pure at Heart Share Mythic ‘Eurydice’

Yeah, so there's that saying, "It's all Greek to me," but here that stops with the title. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart's "Eurydice,"
Marc Hogan / April 15, 2014

Pains of Being Pure at Heart Make GIF Video for ‘Simple and Sure’

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart's Days of Abandon will arrive later than expected. The Brooklyn-based foursome's third album was originally scheduled to drop…
Kyle McGovern / March 25, 2014

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Remain ‘Simple and Sure’ on Joyous New Single

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart have ended their lengthy silence by sharing the first single from their upcoming third album, Days of Abandon.
Kyle McGovern / February 27, 2014

Pains of Being Pure at Heart Squeeze Into Spanx for ‘Days of Abandon’

Three years after releasing their sophomore album, Belong, the Pains of Being Pure at Heart are back with Days of Abandon. The New York noise-pop…
Dan Reilly / February 25, 2014

Watch the Pains of Being Pure at Heart’s Long-Lost ‘Belong’ Video

New York noise-poppers the Pains of Being Pure at Heart released Belong two and a half years ago, but that excellent album's titular track suddenly…
Chris Martins / December 2, 2013

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Cover Magnetic Fields’ ‘Jeremy’

New York twee-gazers the Pains of Being Pure at Heart have a new 7-inch out at the end of the month featuring covers of "two…
Chris Martins / October 5, 2012
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