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  1. Big acts draw thousands to Neon Desert Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | El Paso Times

    ... bands. It gives us something to do," Pedraza said. Today's lineup includes Mexican rock band Zoe, indie band Passion Pit and DJ Flume. The music will begin at 3:30 p.m. with Fixed Idea hitting the stage. The cost for today's event starts at $99. ...


  2. Passion Pit singer Michael Angelakos regains control of his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 |

    The singer, producer and currently sole member of New York "indietronica" pop band Passion Pit, Michael Angelakos has in recent years been more defined by his shaky mental health than by his music. But this seems unfair.


  3. Photos: Passion Pit kicks off Red Butte summer concert series in Salt Lake CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Indie-synth pop band Passion Pit, led by singer/keyboardist Michael Angelakos, opens the Red Butte Garden summer concert series on Friday. The band, known for hits including A Take a WalkA and A Carried Away,A is touring in support of their newest album, A Kindred,A released in April.


  4. Luke Bryan brings country cool to TacomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | HeraldNet

    ... the Dust Up" tour, which will find him headlining some of the nation's biggest venues through at least October. Passion Pit also is headed to the Northwest, as the lauded rock act plays a pair of concerts at the Showbox. The band is set to appear at ...


  5. Summer music preview: Get out your calendar for these acts touring Utah in coming monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... coming through Utah this summer. Michael Angelakos travels with four other musicians on tour, but in the studio Passion Pit is all him. The singer/keyboardist is the brains and voice of the indie alt-dance-pop band and has recorded three full albums ...


  6. Passion Pit Mines the Past for Inspired Dance Pop on 'Kindred'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The New York Observer

    "And 1985 was a good year." It's a repeated statement in the chorus of "Lifted Up ," the opening song on Passion Pit 's third album, Kindred .


  7. Peter Angelakos and Passion Pit bring 'Kindred' to festival PierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 |

    Curled up on a couch backstage before a show at the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, in March, Michael Angelakos could hardly appear to be more relaxed. "I've never actually been more stressed - and happier," said the singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist leader of Passion Pit, gearing up for a tour in support of its third album, Kindred , on Columbia Records.


  8. Passion Pit's Michael Angelakos on Dealing With...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Billboard

    Passion Pit 's Michael Angelakos talks to Billboard about recording their latest album Kindred , which debuted at No. 23 on the Billboard 200 , and addresses interpretations that it was influenced by his bipolar disorder, which hung over their last record, Gossamer .


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

    Saturday May 2 | 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, ...


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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 ...


  13. 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.


  14. 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 ...


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

    Apr 23, 2015 | 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.


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

    Apr 24, 2015 | 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.


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

    Apr 21, 2015 | 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.


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

    Apr 24, 2015 | 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.


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

    Apr 24, 2015 | 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 .


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

    Apr 23, 2015 | 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 ...