The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

Video: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – “So True”

New York power-pop shoegazers The Pains of Being Pure at Heart have been rolling out their new album, The Echo of Pleasure, over the last…
Dale Eisinger / September 20, 2017

Stream The Pains of Being Pure At Heart’s New Album The Echo of Pleasure In Full

After unveiling the album early via NPR First Listen, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart's new album The Echo of Pleasure is finally available…
Rob Arcand / September 1, 2017

Stream The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart’s The Echo Of Pleasure

Whereas many of their peers from the late aughts underground have faded away, the Pains Of Being Pure At Heart thankfully persist. Few bands have…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / August 24, 2017

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – “My Only”

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart's fourth album The Echo of Pleasure was originally scheduled for release July 14, but now it's coming September 1. To…
Anna Gaca / August 17, 2017

The Pains of Being Pure At Heart – “When I Dance With You”

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart have released a new song called "When I Dance With You." It's from the upcoming The Echo of Pleasure,…
Geena Kloeppel / June 12, 2017

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Announce New Album The Echo of Pleasure, Release “Anymore”

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart will return on July 14 with their fourth studio album, The Echo of Pleasure, and they've just shared first single "Anymore." The…
Anna Gaca / May 15, 2017

Here’s All the Anti-Trump Protest Music Released on Inauguration Day

Great protest music isn't the silver lining of autocracy. I haven't asked, but I feel pretty confident saying that all of the artists whose music is featured…
Anna Gaca / January 20, 2017

Mount Eerie, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Surfer Blood Featured on New Protest Compilation

Is There Another Language?, a new compilation organized by Knoxville, Tennessee indie label Gezellig Records, is one more anti-Donald Trump album to add to the pile of…
Anna Gaca / January 20, 2017

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
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