New Ra Ra Riot – “Ghost Under Rocks (Passion Pit Remix)”

It’s a match made in blog heaven, these two getting together on a track like this: “Ghost Under Rocks” sees Ra Ra Riot at the height of their melodramatic, orchestral pop powers; Passion Pit are an ascendant band that make highly bloggable electro-singles. And the results are, well if you’ve ever heard “Ghost Under Rocks” and a Passion Pit track (or any Hypem-baiting promo remix before really) (and come now you’re reading a music blog), you already know how this one goes. Still there may be a few moments of novelty to it for your next DJ set. Try it:

Ra Ra Riot – “Ghost Under Rocks (Passion Pit Remix)” (MP3)

Ra Ra is going on a pretty extensive tour, including stops with Death Cab, Tokyo Police Club, and their partners on this here remix. Digest the dates:

01/30 – Hamilton, NY @ Colgate University
01/31 – Geneva, NY @ Smith Opera House
02/11 – Birmingham, UK @ Barfly
02/12 – [email protected] King Tuts
02/14 – Newcastle @ Academy 2
02/15- Manchester @ Night and Day
02/16 – Nottingham @ Bodega
02/17 – London @ King’s College
02/18 – Paris, France @ La Fleche D’or
02/21 – Vancouver, BC @ Richard’s on Richards [email protected]
02/22 – Victoria, BC @ Lucky !
02/24 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge [email protected]
02/25 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos [email protected]
02/27 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent (Noise Pop) [email protected]
02/28 – Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre [email protected]
03/01 – San Diego, CA @ The Loft [email protected]
03/02 – Costa Mesa, CA @ Detroit Bar [email protected]
03/07 – St. Augustine, FL (Harvest of Hope Festival)
03/08 – Miami, FL (Langerado Music Festival)
03/10 – New Orleans, LA @ The Parish at HOB #
03/11 – Houston, TX @ Walter’s on Washington #
03/12 – McAllen, TX @ Cine El Rey #
03/13 – San Antonio, TX @ The White Rabbit #
03/14 – Dallas, TX @ Granada Theatre #
03/16 – Omaha, NE @ The Slowdown #
03/17 – St. Louis, MO @ The Billiken Club *
03/18 – Oklahoma City, OK @ The Conservatory $
03/24 – Bloomington, IN @ The Cinemat $
03/25 – Akron, OH @ Musica $!
03/26 – Ann Arbor, MI @ The Blind Pig $
04/07 – Upper Darby, PA @ Tower Theatre %
04/08 – Washington, DC – DAR Constitution Hall %
04/09 – Davidson, NC @ John Belk Arena %
04/10 – Louisville, KY @ Louisville Palace Theatre %
04/11 – Memphis, TN @ Orpheum Theatre %
04/12 – Tulsa, OK @ Brady Theater %
04/15 – St. Paul, MN @ Roy Wilkins Auditorium %
04/17 – Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom %
04/18 – East Lansing, MI @ Michigan State University, Breslin Events Center %
04/19 – Waukesha, WI @ Carroll College, Van Male Fieldhouse %
04/24 – Spokane, WA @ Gonzaga University, McCarthey Athletic Center %
04/25 – Boise, ID @ Morrison Center %
04/27 – Sacramento, CA @ Sacramento Convention Center, Memorial Hall %
05/01- Austin, TX @ Austin Music Hall &
05/04 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium &
05/05 – Birmingham, AL @ BJCC Concert Hall &
05/06 – Atlanta, GA @ Fox Theatre &

! w/ Cut Off Your Hands
@ w/ Telekinesis
# w/ Tokyo Police Club
* w/ Maps & Atlases
$ w/ Passion Pit
% w/ Death Cab for Cutie, Cold War Kids
& w/ Death Cab for Cutie, Matt Costa

Also good news Passion Pit fans: they finally have a Wiki page.