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  1. Passion Pit Delivers A Perfect Finale To Movin' On 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Onward State

    ... we were ready to see the final act. My feet hurt and I was sick of being elbowed in the ribs. I was ready for Passion Pit to put on an incredible performance, and they certainly delivered. By the time we were ready to jam to the indietronica tunes, ...


  2. Passion Pit's "Kindred" Debuts with ~16K Sales;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 |

    Released in July 2012, "Gossamer" moved approximately 37,000 copies during its first week of availability. Digital downloads represented roughly 27,000 of those first week sales.


  3. Passion Pit paints uplifting picture of recovery with albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Daily Trojan

    There is no mistaking the huge influence Passion Pit has had on both music and culture since their debut in 2009. With a complex brand of synth and soul dubbed "indietronica," the young band's music has been successful in its own right and has been featured in countless commercials and films, making it nearly impossible to find someone who hasn't heard their music in some respect.


  4. Don't miss these great April albumsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    ... process of taking her place as one of rock's great front women. - Mansfield Michael Angelakos' third album as Passion Pit starts with the bubbly, sky-high Lifted Up (1985), and refuses to let up its sugarcoated assault from there on out. While 2009 ...


  5. Family Matters in Passion Pit's 'Kindred'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | New University

    It has been seven years since Matthew Angelakos created the "Chunk of Change" EP to give to his girlfriend as a Valentine's present and Passion Pit began. The band holds a unique place in the electronic indie scene as having over-the-top production values while telling personal stories.


  6. Concert review: Passion Pit worth the weatherRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 26 | The Lantern

    ... Activities Board annual spring concert on the South Oval to still be enjoyable. Headlined by electronica trio Passion Pit, which released a new album Tuesday, the Big Spring Concert also featured opening acts Chromeo and COIN. The crowd started off ...


  7. Passion Pit looks back on youthful anxiety through layered synths and hooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Student Life

    Though Passion Pit been relatively silent since its hugely successful sophomore album "Gossamer" in 2012, the band hit the public full force this week with the release of its third studio album, "Kindred." Passion Pit's new project definitely needs a few listens to fully appreciate.


  8. On Passion Pit's latest, every track sounds like a singleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | TwinCities

    The last time Michael Angelakos put out a Passion Pit record, 2012's "Gossamer," he launched it with a frank, emotional Pitchfork interview, where he discussed his ongoing struggles with bipolar disorder. It instantly gave a new depth to the group's effervescent synth pop.


  9. Passion Pit shows softer side with latest album, 'Kindred'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Triangle

    April 21 marked the official release of "Kindred," the third studio album from synth-pop band Passion Pit. "Kindred" marks the first LP released by the Massachusetts band since "Gossamer," released in July 2012.


  10. REVIEW: Passion Pit's "Kindred" lets in lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Daily Free Press

    There's an old tradition in pop music that Passion Pit's Michael Angelakos has made his personal mantra. For decades, shrewd pop acts have taken the bouncy, hooky stylings of whatever contemporary sound happens to be relevant and paired it with dark, downbeat lyrics for a startling contrast.


  11. Red Butte Garden concert series features Lindsay Stirling, Ryan Adams, Passion PitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Deseret News

    The lineup for the Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series features a diverse mix of classic rock, country, '90s radio favorites and plenty of recognizable names, including a YouTube star well-known to Utah audiences, an "American Idol" judge and a Beach Boys icon. Announced earlier this month, the concert series begins Friday, May 22, with the band Passion Pit, followed by The Decemberists , Chromeo & ODESZA , Lindsey Stirling and Ryan Adams .


  12. Barbarella by Presidente Reveals Details About Production and ArtistsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | KXVO

    ... artists, but we will turn this party into a conceptual experience never before seen in , North American band Passion Pit , and the Canadian Kiesza , who was just awarded with the "Breakthrough Artist of the Year" at the Juno Awards. Also attending ...


  13. Passion Pit announces third "Kindred" album titleRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Torch

    After a lengthy tour for their 2012 release "Gossamer," Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit announced in 2014 the release of a then-untitled third album. The upcoming release, now known as "Kindred," features the signature sugar-sweet, sucrose laden hooks that casual listeners and major fans have come to associate with the band.


  14. Passion Pit's 'Kindred' Is A Huge Step Forward For Michael AngelakosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Switched

    he first song on Passion Pit's new album, "Kindred," takes just 18 seconds to hit the chorus. "You're all I'll ever have," Michael Angelakos sings in his signature high pitch. "It's all I'll ever have," he repeats over and over, somewhere in between ...


  15. Bright bouncy pop from the depthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 |

    BENEATH the euphoric melodies and Michael Angelakos soaring voice, the songs of Passion Pit are loaded with darkness and meaning - with good reason. HE shot to fame as the wheelchair-bound Artie on Glee.


  16. Review: Passion Pit's 'Kindred' kicks it down a notchRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Daily Gazette

    Passion Pit is Michael Angelakos and whomever he has playing along with him at the time. Angelakos' struggles with bipolar disorder have been well documented, and have heavily influenced his songwriting.


  17. Review: Passion Pit Celebrate Hard-Won Happiness on the Joyful 'Kindred'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Spin

    On a casual listen, pretty much everything Passion Pit puts out sounds joyfully, euphorically saccharine - especially when the glittery vocals are in such a high register that it can be hard to make out just what main man Michael Angelakos is singing. There are near-blinding levels of vibrancy to his synth-pop - so much so that one can't help but assume that his songs are meant to be upbeat, a surface-level reading that obscures darker lyrics about fraying relationships, alcohol abuse, and mental illness.


  18. Passion Pit's Michael Angelakos Just Wants to Make Music With RuPaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 |

    Passion Pit's third studio album Kindred is out April 21. It's been a long time coming: the band's frontman, 27-year-old singer-songwriter Michael Angelakos, had to take a break from touring for his 2012 album Gossamer to focus on treatment for bipolar disorder, a condition he's grappled with for nearly a decade . In conversation with TIME, Angelakos discussed how his new album shows how far he has come with his recovery and his surprising dream collaborator.


  19. Alabama Shakes Leads Albums To Check OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 |

    ... in a Bottle," "Till It's Gone," "Best Friend" featuring Eminem, and "Box Chevy V." Michael Angelakos, aka Passion Pit, returns for his third studio album, Kindred . Kindred arrives three years after Gossamer (2012), which arrived three years after ...


  20. Passion Pit, "Kindred"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Boston Herald

    ... dirt of life. Where other confessional acts drone on about their troubles over an acoustic guitar or piano, Passion Pit layers keyboards on synth patches on drum loops. Passion Pit references '80s new wave, '90s IDM (intelligent dance music) and ...