Posts Tagged ‘passion pit’

Indie Songs That Have Been Ruined By Commercials

While there are several songs that call to mind famous scenes from film and television, there are others we just can't disassociate with commercials. You know the ones. It's a rainy Friday night and you're stuck... Read more »

Taco Bell Made a 50-Minute Film About Passion Pit

I’m not entirely sure what Taco Bell’s objective is, but it’s cool to see one of my favorite fast food chains do more than just serve up tacos. Last year, Passion Pit‘s “Take A Walk” was... Read more »

St. Lucia – “Elevate (Passion Pit Remix)”

This is one of those dream remixes, where a band you love remixes a song you already love from another artist you love. As “Elevate” is an addicting, attention-holding song on its own, the Passion Pit... Read more »

Passion Pit – “Carried Away (Blood Diamonds Remix)”

For his latest remix, Blood Diamonds has taken on a standout from Passion Pit‘s Gossamer, “Carried Away.” A tropical twist does this one well, so put some rum in a coconut, fill your bathroom with sand, and... Read more »

15 of the Best Falsettos in Music Right Now

In Italy during the mid 16th Century, an entirely new kind of vocalist began to emerge due to the popularity of falsetto–the castrato. Castrati were men with the voices of angels. Their light, airy, falsetto tones... Read more »

Portugal. The Man – “Purple Yellow Red & Blue (Passion Pit Remix)”

Portugal. The Man‘s “Purple Yellow Red & Blue” is a high-flying anthem—the kind that makes you want to take your shirt off, dance on a table, and throw something at someone’s face. For this remix, Passion... Read more »

30 “Indie” Musicians Who Aren’t Actually Indie

Before there was indie music, there was underground music, which was essentially the same thing as what we now call indie, except, as the name implies, no one knew about it. In the '70s and '80s,... Read more »

Watch Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos Speak on Mental Illness

Passion Pit‘s Michael Angelakos has been open about his experience with mental health issues. When he missed tour dates because he was receiving treatment for bipolar disorder, he decided to explain what was really going on. Instead... Read more »

Passion Pit Announces Upcoming Tour

To make the most of their travels around the US for a handful of music festivals, Passion Pit has announced a lengthy string of tour dates. Starting this Friday, Michael Angelakos and the gang will begin... Read more »

Video: Passion Pit – “Cry Like a Ghost”

Passion Pit delivers a new set of visuals for “Cry Like a Ghost,” their latest cut off Gossamer. The video features a girl in a dream-like sequence who, as the directors describe, is “dancing through her... Read more »

Juicy J Remixes Passion Pit’s “Constant Conversations”

It actually makes perfect sense that Juicy J would remix a Passion Pit track, especially one that is so clearly about substance abuse and failing relationships, two things that J has likely had experience with himself.... Read more »

Video: Passion Pit – “Carried Away”

Passion Pit offers a different variation on typical Valentine’s Day romance with their latest video for “Carried Away.” The Gossamer track features a couple who once cared about each other but now find their relationship in... Read more »

Phoenix, Passion Pit, Kendrick Lamar, Yeah Yeah Yeahs Playing Sweetlife Festival

Sweetlife Festival is returning to Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland on May 11 for its fourth year. Combining music and food is already a brilliant idea worthy of your attention, but even better: this year’s... Read more »

Listen to Songs From The Twilight Soundtrack by St. Vincent, Passion Pit, and Ellie Goulding

It’s a little frustrating for non-Twilight fans to admit that the soundtrack to the final installment of the Twilight Saga might actually be good. Featuring contributions from St. Vincent, Passion Pit, Feist, and Ellie Goulding, it’s... Read more »

Passion Pit Announces 2013 Tour Dates

After the release of Gossamer and a rocky ending to 2012, Passion Pit is gearing up to hit the road in 2013. Last year they had to cancel tour dates due to Michael Angelakos seeking help to... Read more »