Tag Archives: Passion Pit

Out This Week 4/21

Before you even have a chance to recover from Record Store Day, the industry is spitting out even more awesome releases this week. You may have grabbed the vinyl version on Saturday already, but the long-awaited Built to Spill hits shelves today. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it “a consistently strong set of songsRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Passion Pit‘s third studio album Kindred is now streaming in its entirety. They’ve already shared a few tracks, but now you can hear the whole thing thanks to iTunes Radio. The seven-track collection will officially release on April 21. Listen HERE. [SPIN]

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Friday Music News

French producer Madeon teamed up with Passion Pit for his new single “Pay No Mind” and today they’ve shared the futuristic music video. The track will be featured on his upcoming debut album Adventure (out March 31). Passion Pit will release their new album Kindred on April 21. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Danish singer-songwriter MØ is ringing in 2015 with a new song brilliantly titled “New Years Eve.” It’s a somber song with an impressive bassline. The accompanying music video features a mix of both new and vintage black and white clips. [Stereogum]

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Tuesday Music News

The Decemberists shared an artsy, lyric video for their latest track, “The Wrong Year.” It’s a charming folk song, complete with descriptive lyrics and a stunning string section. Their upcoming album, What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World, will be out on January 20. Local band Dude York just premiered a new video forRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Just a couple weeks away from the release of Floating Coffin, Thee Oh Sees have dropped a new video for the album closer they shared with us last month “Minotaur”. And, wonderfully, the video actually features a Minotaur holding a young woman captive in a deep dark dungeon in the forest, where two fearless knightsRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

With the KEXP Spring Fundraising Drive now over (and thank you to everyone who pledged a gift of support), it’s time to get down to some live music in Seattle. This week, things start with a couple nice little shows at Easy Street Records in West Seattle with Pickwick on Monday night, and The CaveRead more…

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Thursday Music News

At last night’s NME Awards in London, The Smiths/Modest Mouse/The Cribs/Electronic/every-other-band-ever guitarist Johnny Marr won the Godlike Genius award and celebrated by playing a set at the ceremony, concluding by playing The Smiths’ “How Soon Is Now?” with Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones. (?) You can watch video of the performance below while imaginingRead more…

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Thursday Music News

photo by Dave Lichterman

Happy Valentine’s Day! This morning, we shared a some of our favorite V-Day videos with you, but here are some other new videos that you’re sure to love. First up, we have this clip for Passion Pit‘s “Carried Away” off their latest album, Gossamer. Sophia Bush and lead singer Michael Angelakos star in this whimsicalRead more…

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Live Video: Passion Pit “acoustic” at Bumbershoot Music Lounge

How does a mainly electronic band go acoustic? Short answer: they don’t. Well, not really, but when Passion Pit played live in afternoon during KEXP’s broadcast at Bumbershoot, they stripped it way back. On the third day of the festival, before their jam packed evening show on the Fisher Green stage, Passion Pit frontman MichaelRead more…

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