Tag Archives: Passion Pit

Tuesday Music News

The long awaited follow up to Manners is now official. Passion Pit has announced that their second LP, Gossamer, is due for release through Columbia on July 24. The band will begin touring in support of the album in May, but they have not posted dates in the Northwest yet. Keep your eyes peeled –Read more…

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Friday Music News

SXSW is seeing some odd last minute additions to the lineup. Next week, Jay-Z will be returning to Austin (he made a surprise performance last year for Kanye West‘s G.O.O.D. Music label) to play for American Express. The entire performance will be streamed live on the AmEx Youtube page here. So look for it 6pmRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

Veteran Seattle rockers Pearl Jam are showing their greener side: to mitigate the carbon footprint for their 2011 tour, the band bought $8,000 worth of native trees to plant on 4.6 acres of land along the Stillaguamish River. This isn’t the first time, either; In 2010, the band, celebrating its 20th year, donated $210,000 toRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, November 29 THE BLACK ANGELS and BLACK MOUNTAIN @ Showbox at the Market The Black Angels and Black Mountain both released amazing new albums on September 14th, and now they’re touring together. This, appropriately, is a co-headlining tour, so both bands will be playing lengthy sets, and will likely be alternating opening and headliningRead more…

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Thursday News Shakedown

Interpol just released the music video for their new song “Lights.” It is strange, odd, and offbeat. Could we expect anything less from Interpol?

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Sasquatch 2010: Monday

Last year at Sasquatch, Monday was the one day I spent mostly at the main stage. This year, it was the day I spent mostly at the smaller stages, starting with Past Lives at the Yeti Stage. Although I’d waited longer to get in to the festival this day than the previous two, the crowdRead more…

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Three Imaginary Girls shout “The British are coming!”

Cheerio, lads and luves! We here at Three Imaginary Girls suggest you enjoy a hearty dish of fish and chips (beans optional), put your bracers on, hop in your lorry (but continue to drive on the correct side of the road for your own safety) and come out for what will be a bang onRead more…

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Song of the Day: Passion Pit – The Reeling

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s featured selection, chosen by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, is “The Reeling” by Passion Pit from theirRead more…

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Sasquatch photos from Day 1

King Khan & the Shrines The first day of the 2009 Sasquatch Music Festival was an amazing success, beautiful weather and great bands like Kings of Leon, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Bon Iver, DeVotchKa, M. Ward, Doves, King Khan & The Shrines, Passion Pit, Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band, Vince Mira, James Pants, Mos Def, ChampagneRead more…

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Out This Week 5/19

This week, John Vanderslice finally releases his latest, Romanian Names, which he previewed live on KEXP in Berkeley a few months ago. He’ll be back live on KEXP this Friday, May 22, at 2PM to perform more songs from the album. Among the most anticipated releases, around this station at least, are Apostle of Hustle,Read more…

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