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Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos has been open about his mental illness before. He even won an award last year for increasing awareness and putting a positive face on his experiences with…   Read Story »
"Don't chase the money," Aloe Blacc intones, in a Sam Cooke croon over a Stevie Wonder romp, about halfway through his new album Lift Your Spirit. "You can't chase the money," he pleads. What exactly…   Read Story »
Recently, Passion Pit had to cancel an outdoor show in Wilmington, North Carolina because of rain. This is shortly after a Chicago rainstorm ruined much of the band's equipment during a show, but the…   Read Story »
The first of two Austin City Limits weekends took place in Zilker Park over the weekend, with performances by Depeche Mode, the Cure, Kings Of Leon, Atoms For Peace, Phoenix, Wilco, Vampire Weekend,…   Read Story »
Passion Pit have unleashed a 3-track EP, Constant Conversations, a B-sides companion to last year's Gossamer. The collection posts an alternate version of the title track, the previously-unheard…   Read Story »
This past weekend, a huge thunderstorm hit Chicago's North Coast Music Festival, fucking up a bunch of Passion Pit's gear and forcing the band to turn a few Canadian shows into DJ sets instead. But…   Read Story »
As you may recall, about one year ago Taco Bell released a commercial featuring the Passion Pit song "Take A Walk." Some fans criticized the band, as might be expected whenever artists align with…   Read Story »
In a live session for VEVO, Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos did a piano cover of fun.'s "Carry On" backed by four female singers. The session seems to be for a series called Unexpected Covers…   Read Story »
Remix kingpins Passion Pit have flipped Portugal. The Man's track "Purple Yellow Red & Blue" from the recent Danger Mouse-produced LP Evil Friends. The original is storm cloud indie pop -- seriously,…   Read Story »
Free Press Summer Fest returned to Houston over the weekend, hosting acts like the Postal Service, Bassnectar, Iggy & The Stooges, Passion Pit, and more. We sent Allyce Andrew to capture the sights.…   Read Story »