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Photos: Passion Pit at House of Blues

Photos: Passion Pit live at House of Blues Boston, January 6, 2010.
Passion Pit, live at House of Blues Boston, January 6, 2010.
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  January 08, 2010

2009: The year in local pop

When I think back on 2009, I feel the same pleasant discomfort you get at the end of a John Hughes movie, when suddenly all the jocks and dorks and punks are good friends. This year, hardcore denizens of time-worn niches came out of hiding and acted al
The '09 mixtape
By MATT PARISH  |  December 25, 2009

Review: WFNX's Miracle on Tremont Street 2009

A quick, mildly sycophantic shout-out to the "powers that be" here in Phoenix -Land: This year's Miracle on Tremont Street was nothing short of a wicked pissah powerhouse bill. The grand old Orpheum creaked under the weight of a sold-out audience, and a
Passion Pit, Phoenix, and Spoon, live at the Orpheum Theatre, December 4, 2009
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  December 11, 2009

Interview: Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit

In 2008, Passion Pit won Best New Artist in our Best Music Poll.
Cleaning up with this year's BMP winners

Passion Pit | Manners

Long have we at the Phoenix trailed the spark as it crackled down the winding wick toward the ostensible powder keg of this, Passion Pit's first full-length release. And why not?
Frenchkiss (2009)
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  May 04, 2009

Precious and Few

Twenty-five minutes into Passion Pit's set last Friday at the Middle East downstairs, Michael Angelakos mopped sweat from his brow with a towel and made an apologetic announcement.
Passion Pit live at the Middle East Downstairs, February 6, 2009
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  February 09, 2009

Hot and cold

Bands and artists do have a way of coming and going here in Boston.
A revved-up Bang Camaro and techno Freezepop lead the way
By MATT ASHARE  |  May 07, 2008

Interview: Michael Angelakos

Passion Pit aren’t ours anymore.
Passion Pit keep rising higher and higher and higher
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  January 01, 1900