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Christoph and Anton Hochheim are probably best known for their involvement in Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, and to a much lesser extent the now defunct shoegaze/chiptune group Depreciation Guild…   Read Story »
New York indie-poppers the Pains Of Being Pure At Heart are back with their new album Days Of Abandon next month, and they just about knocked us dead with the LP's first single "Simple And Sure."…   Read Story »
Let's take a moment for Dave Brockie, better known as Gwar's Oderus Urungus, who died suddenly earlier this week. For decades, Brockie helped to pioneer a distinctly DIY music-video aesthetic. With…   Read Story »
Kip Berman's Brooklyn indie-pop group the Pains Of Being Pure At Heart have been away for a while, but they're back this spring with their new album Days Of Abandon, and first single "Simple And…   Read Story »
Last weekend was the second annual Baltimore Popfest, and the Pains Of Being Pure At Heart were the headliners for the event. The band played an hourlong set that was mostly composed of new songs…   Read Story »
The music gods were really kind this week. We had maybe a dozen legit songs in contention for this week's 5 Best, and and when we finally narrowed it down five, we could barely even find a way to…   Read Story »
Judging from what little we've heard so far -- lead single "Simple And Sure," a snippet of intro "Art Smock" -- the Pains Of Being Pure At Heart's upcoming third album Days Of Abandon marks a…   Read Story »
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, the Brooklyn masters of '90s-style indie-pop, went a little bleary on their last album, 2011's shoegaze/dream-pop-influenced Belong. But on their forthcoming third…   Read Story »
Belong, the sophomore album from the great New York indie-pop band the Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, came out way the hell back in 2011, and I think I speak for all of us when I say that a new Pains…   Read Story »
We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we've ranked our most anticipated albums.…   Read Story »