Michael Angelakos

Passion Pit Frontman Shares Essay About Vile Blog Comments And Mental Health

Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos, who has bipolar disorder, has always been very up-front and public about his issues with mental health. And in a
Tom Breihan | March 3, 2017 - 2:19 pm

Passion Pit – “Hey K”

Another day, another Passion Pit song. Michael Angelakos recently launched a company called Wishart Group to provide legal, educational, and healthcare services to artists, and…
Peter Helman | February 19, 2017 - 10:13 pm

Passion Pit – “Moonbeam”

Passion Pit mastermind Michael Angelakos just launched Wishart Group, a new company that provides legal, educational, and healthcare services to artists. Over the past few…
Peter Helman | February 18, 2017 - 11:23 am

Passion Pit – “I’m Perfect”

Over the past few days, Michael Angelakos has been sharing new Passion Pit songs via his newly-founded Wishart Group, a company that provides artists with…
James Rettig | February 15, 2017 - 3:10 pm

Stream Michael Angelakos Merry Christmas, Mr. Fields

Today, Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos released his debut album Merry Christmas, Mr. Fields. It's a Christmas-themed "video album," and while the video component doesn't…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2016 - 9:44 am

Michael Angelakos – “Stained Glass Windows” Video

Passion Pit's Michael Angelakos wrote the original soundtrack to Merry Christmas, Mr. Fields, and he shared one of the 15 tracks today. "Stained Glass Windows"
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 12, 2016 - 1:27 pm

Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos Comes Out As Gay

Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos has just come out as gay. As SPIN points out, Angelakos spoke frankly about his sexuality during a conversation with…
Tom Breihan | November 9, 2015 - 5:29 pm

Watch Passion Pit Strip Down Two New Songs At BFD Fest Kick-Off Party

Earlier this month, Michael Angelakos played a solo set of stripped down Passion Pit tracks at the kick-off party for California radio station LIVE 105's…
James Rettig | March 16, 2015 - 10:25 am

Watch Michael Angelakos Discuss His Bipolar Disorder In New Mental Health PSA

Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos has been very candid about his bipolar disorder after he had to cancel some tour dates following the release of…
James Rettig | January 20, 2015 - 1:13 pm

Hear A Previously Unreleased Passion Pit Demo That Samples Kate Bush

Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos has putting up some unreleased demos over the past few days on his Soundcloud under the name Eastern Shift, which…
James Rettig | January 2, 2015 - 9:20 am

Eastern Shift (Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos) – “Somewhere”

Aside from an acoustic performance of "Sleepyhead" he did for charity a few weeks back, Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos has been pretty quiet over…
James Rettig | December 30, 2014 - 8:39 am

Passion Pit Frontman Responds To Henry Rollins’ Suicide Article, Says LP3 Is Almost Done

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…
James Rettig | August 23, 2014 - 1:15 pm

Ryn Weaver – “OctaHate”

Ryn Weaver is a pop singer based in New York and Los Angeles, and she was, up until this afternoon, basically a total unknown. But…
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2014 - 4:38 pm

Watch Passion Pit Play SNL

This past weekend, Passion Pit passed yet another career milestone, serving as musical guests on the Christina Applegate-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live. The band…
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2012 - 8:56 am