Tag Archives: Passion Pit

Monday Music News

In a big day for song debuts, Passion Pit released a third track off their upcoming album Gossamer, due out July 24 via Columbia Records. The song, titled “Constant Conversations,” is somewhat of an indie R&B ballad – a bit slower, albeit just as sparkly, than what we’ve come to expect from the electro-pop quintet.Read more…

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Live Review: Passion Pit with 2 Chainz @ Emerald City Trapeze Arts 6/27

Yep, you read that right. Rising hip hop star 2 Chainz and synth-pop geniuses Passion Pit played back to back Thursday night at a trapeze place in south Seattle. This show was one of seven secret shows across the country put on by The Fader and Vitamin Water where a hip hop act and anRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Passion Pit has uploaded another Gossamer track entitled “I’ll Be Alright”. If “Take A Walk” didn’t seem crazy or danceable enough for you, “I’ll Be Alright” will fulfill all of your Passion Pit desires. The song is a dizzying combination of all that we have come to know and love about Angelakos’s excellent and uniqueRead more…

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MFNW announces 2012 lineup

Today, Willamette Week announced the lineup for Portland’s premier music festival, MusicfestNW 2012. Celebrating its twelfth year, and featuring one if its best lineups ever, MFNW will own all of the Northwest from September 5th through 9th, as over 150 bands perform at 16 clubs around town. This year’s headliners include Silversun Pickups, Passion Pit,Read more…

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Bumbershoot 2012 lineup announced!

The lineup was announced today for the 2012 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. Headliners Jane’s Addiction, Tony Bennett, SKRILLEX, and M83 are joined by a wide range of artists including many KEXP favorites: The Helio Sequence, Blitzen Trapper, Passion Pit, M. Ward, The Jayhawks, The Heavy, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, King Khan &Read more…

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Monday Music News

Sleigh Bell’s literal reign of terror (bearing no relation to that other reign of terror) will continue this summer as newly announced tour dates have just popped up on the interwebs.  List of dates here. You could patiently wait until June 26 to hear Animal Collective’s two new songs, “Honeycomb” and “Gotham,” on 7″, or youRead more…

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Friday Music News

Passion Pit is back!  Sort of!  Check out their pulsating remix of Swedish duo We Are Serenades‘ first single, “Birds” off of their album debut, Criminal Heaven, here. He is now, quite literally, the king of pop.  Pepsi is commemorating the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson‘s seminal album Bad by adorning one billion cans with hisRead more…

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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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