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Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: March 2013

Remember last month when we made a hand-wringing post about the death of the MP3 and thereby the end of the downloadable Monthly Mix? Well,…
Amrit Singh | March 29, 2013 - 2:19 pm

Progress Report

Progress Report: Active Child

NAME: Active Child PROGRESS REPORT: Harp enthusiast and dream pop impresario Pat Grossi puts the finishing touches on a full-length debut It…
T. Cole Rachel | April 15, 2011 - 3:09 pm

Straight To Video

The 12 Best Videos Of The Week

There's a larger dose of videos this week, since we took Friday off for the holiday. And the best videos this week are varied --…
jessica | December 3, 2010 - 5:23 pm

More Active Child stories

Active Child – “Midnight Swim” & “Darling” Video

After a short break following the release of his sophomore album, Mercy, earlier this year, Active Child is back with videos for "Midnight Swim" and…
James Rettig | November 4, 2015 - 3:50 pm

Active Child – “1999” Video

"1999" is the impossibly delicate, nostalgic lead single off Active Child's new album, Mercy. It sets the tone for a shimmering, shy record that's got…
Caitlin White | June 30, 2015 - 3:49 pm

Active Child – “Stranger” (Stereogum Premiere)

Active Child's first single off his new album Mercy is the fragile "1999." Accordingly it deals in memory, nostalgia and all the sweet pain that…
Caitlin White | May 18, 2015 - 10:37 am

Active Child – “Never Far Away”

Active Child -- the recording project of electronic musician Pat Grossi -- took a nice, long break in between the release of his 2011 debut…
James Rettig | March 31, 2015 - 6:45 pm

Active Child – “1999”

The last time Pat Grossi put out a full album -- 2011 -- electronic-tinged alt-R&B wasn't the pervasive force it is in 2015. The landscape…
Caitlin White | March 11, 2015 - 3:11 pm

Active Child – “Takes Me Back (Until The End Of Time)”

Last month, indie falsetto traveler Active Child attempted to go kinda-pop on his Rapor EP, and it wasn't his best work. Today, after messing around…
Tom Breihan | November 27, 2013 - 4:07 pm

Stream Active Child Rapor EP

Active Child, the expansive art-pop project run by the falsetto-crooning former choirboy Pat Grossi, started out making experimental float-pop and has since moved closer and…
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2013 - 10:53 am

Active Child – “Subtle” (Feat. Mikky Ekko)

Pat Grossi, better known as Active Child, posted on Facebook last week that no one would be able to guess the guest feature on his…
Miles Bowe | September 9, 2013 - 1:36 pm

Active Child – “She Cut Me”

One of the greatest strengths of Active Child, the art-pop project of L.A.'s Pat Grossi, has always been Grossi's angelic choirboy falsetto. So it's a…
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2013 - 4:13 pm

Active Child – “Evening Ceremony”

On the soundtrack of The Host -- the new Stephanie Meyer magical-teen-romance adaptation, and sadly not the amazing 2006 South Korean monster movie -- L.A.'s…
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2013 - 10:37 am

Active Child – “His Eye Is On The Sparrow”

The Los Angeles indie-pop falsetto-wailer Active Child has started off his 2013 in what I'd have to call the right way: By giving us a…
Tom Breihan | January 2, 2013 - 11:32 am

Active Child – “Hanging On” Video

"Hanging On," the new video from Californian bedroom-pop singer/producer Active Child, follows two guys fishing in the woods. At the end (spoiler alert), one either…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2012 - 4:34 pm

Active Child – “High Priestess (CFCF Remix)”

Montreal's Michael Silver -- a prolific producer and DJ under his CFCF alias -- reimagines Active Child in this remix of You Are All I
Corban Goble | January 3, 2012 - 5:19 pm

M83, Active Child @ Music Box, Hollywood 11/9/11

The hottest ticket in Los Angeles last night was M83's super sold out show at the Music Box in support of their double album opus…
Andrew Youssef | November 10, 2011 - 3:05 pm