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The Anniversary

Passion Pit’s Chunk Of Change EP Turns 10

Based on their early aesthetics alone, Passion Pit arrived at exactly the right time. 2008 was a moment when rainbow-hued, fizzy, synthy indie rock reigned…
Patrick Lyons | September 14, 2018 - 1:40 pm

Sounding Board

Something Strange Indeed: The Music Of Ghostbusters

The comedic legacy of Ghostbusters is pretty firmly set in stone -- deep enough that even the idea of a reboot was enough to freak…
Nate Patrin | June 30, 2016 - 1:27 pm

The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: Aloe Blacc’s Spirit-Dampening Star Turn

"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
Chris DeVille | March 6, 2014 - 3:30 pm

More Passion Pit stories


Young & Sick – “Sleepyhead” (Passion Pit Cover)

Ten years ago this week, Neon Gold Records launched with the release of Passion Pit's debut single "Sleepyhead." The NYC boutique label has grown a…
Chris DeVille | September 6, 2018 - 10:55 am

World Suicide Prevention Day: Metallica, Logic, Halsey, Bleachers, Passion Pit, & More Participate In Mental Health Awareness Campaign

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day, and as part of Entercom's "I'm Listening" campaign for mental health awareness, artists and celebrities including Metallica, Logic, Halsey,…
Peter Helman | September 10, 2017 - 10:01 am

Passion Pit Announces Hiatus For Mental Health Reasons

Passion Pit mastermind Michael Angelakos has long been open about his struggles with bipolar disorder. And in a series of tweets last night, he announced…
Tom Breihan | July 24, 2017 - 10:28 am

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

Passion Pit – “Inner Dialogue” & “Somewhere Up There”

Passion Pit are sharing new music by way of Wishart Group's YouTube profile. Wishart is a new company that Passion Pit's Michael Angelakos founded that…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 14, 2017 - 3:53 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

Photos: Project Pabst 2015

Project Pabst took place this past weekend in Portland's South Waterfront District, and the lineup boasted a collection of acts both young and old. Blondie,…
Stereogum | July 20, 2015 - 1:01 pm

Converse’s Free Rubber Tracks Live Residency Brings The Replacements, Slayer, Chance The Rapper, Passion Pit To Boston This Month

There are lots of reasons to be suspicious of corporate-sponsored music events, but if a shoe company was bringing the Replacements and Dinosaur Jr. to…
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2015 - 9:30 am
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