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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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Live at Bumbershoot 2012 Photos: Passion Pit

Closing out Bumbershoot 2012 at the packed Fisher Green stage, Boston’s electro-pop sensation Passion Pit put on an outstanding performance Monday night with lead singer Michael Angelakos proving beyond a doubt that he knows how to handle a festival stage. A complete reversal of their intimate Bumbershoot Music Lounge session earlier in the day, theRead more…

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Live at Bumbershoot, Day 3: Passion Pit

Upon its arrival in May 2009, Passion Pit‘s Manners became one of the first indie albums to transcend the blogosphere into public consciousness, and by the end of 2010, what started as Michael Angelakos’ bedroom project had turned into an adrenaline rush of gold records and sold-out club shows. After spending nearly three years holedRead more…

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Listen to KEXP from Bumbershoot Music Lounge

This weekend, KEXP returns to the Bumbershoot Music Lounge returns for a glorious seventh year bringing intimate performances from some of Bumbershoot’s biggest names and broadcasting them live. This year’s lineup features an incredibly diverse and talented group of artists, from electro-pop sensations Passion Pit to the legendary indie rockers Low to the Ethiopian funkRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

As promised, Benjamin Gibbard will support his forthcoming solo debut, Forever Lives (out October 16th through Barsuk), with a brief solo tour this fall. Gibbard, who is currently playing shows in Japan with Death Cab For Cutie, will start the tour in Big Sur, CA on September 26th and cover the eastern United States beforeRead more…

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Album Review: Passion Pit – Gossamer

Gossamer is the second album from Boston electro-pop band Passion Pit. Gossamer is also an adjective used to describe something so thin or translucent that light shines through it, like a spider web. Shakespeare uses the word to help illustrate how stupid we act when we’re in love. (It’s also the name of this LooneyRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Yeasayer have created an internet video scavenger hunt, dubbed PSCYVOTV, to promote their new album Fragrant World, due out August 21 via Secretly Canadian. According to a press release, the band will be releasing “visual videos” created by Japanese artist Yoshi Sodeoka for every song from their new album across the internet all day long.Read more…

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Out This Week 7/23

We envy you. When you go into your favorite record store today or hop online to your trusted music merchant, you are about to buy your favorite album of the year. Or one of them, anyway… there’s a lot of competition this fall! Purity Ring, though, the Halifax/Montreal-based duo, have finally released their full-length debut,Read more…

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