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  1. Passion Pit cancels PH concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | ABS-CBN News

    Lead vocalist Michael Angelakos has been suffering from lingering issues with bronchitis, which forced the band to cancel earlier shows in U.S. and Canada. "Fellow Passion Pit fans, believe us when we say that we feel as disappointed as you guys as we announce this, since we are such huge fans of Passion Pit and have been trying for so hard and so long to get them here in Manila," a post by organizer Vybe Productions said.

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  2. Boston 101: #37 a 'The Reeling" a Passion PitRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Boston Herald

    ... bandmate Sheel Dave's instrumental metal band Irepress at the time. I remember doing SXSW for the first time and Passion Pit were one of the hypest bands down there. Every band touring in a van has a song or album that starts every single drive to ...

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  3. Ryn Weaver; Failure; X Ambassadors; Rickie Lee Jones; Larry Campbell and Teresa WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... of Weaver's sweet vocals sent through an array of electronic machinations spawned by producers Benny Blanco and Passion Pit singer Michael Angelakos. "Free" dances angelically on a soaring melody, while "Pierre" marches on a reserved syncopated ...

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  4. Meet Jesse Beyer, Global Edmonton's new chief meteorologistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | GlobalNews

    ... If you were to look through his iTunes library, the most-played artists would be a tie between indietronica band Passion Pit and rapper Notorious B.I.G. Jesse is ambidextrous. He writes with his right hand, but uses his left hand for shooting, ...

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  5. Mercedes-Benz Announces The Return Of The Evolution TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | KXVO

    ... a synthesis of entertainment, fashion and art. The tour will feature headlining performances by Bastille and Passion Pit in select cities as well as local talent. During the events, consumers will experience art activations by and Zio Ziegler and a ...

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  6. Passion Pit at BottleRock 2015: a I Changed My Age on My Birth Certificate to Get Into a ShowaRead the original story

    May 31, 2015 | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    Despite his innocent demeanor, Passion Pit mastermind Michael Angelakos has been known to get a little mischievous from time to time. "I changed the age on my birth certificate to get into a show," he confessed to Billboard backstage at BottleRock 2015.

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  7. Robert Plant Has a 'Whole Lotta Love' for Napa,...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Billboard

    ... he sang "Whole Lotta Love" and ended with "Rock and Roll," the rocker reminded everyone of his legendary status. Passion Pit's Michael Angelakos had the toughest slot on the BottleRock Day 2 bill, playing opposite the night's headliner: Led Zeppelin ...

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  8. Big acts draw thousands to Neon Desert Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | El Paso Times

    ... bands. It gives us something to do," Pedraza said. Today's lineup includes Mexican rock band Zoe, indie band Passion Pit and DJ Flume. The music will begin at 3:30 p.m. with Fixed Idea hitting the stage. The cost for today's event starts at $99. ...

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  9. Passion Pit singer Michael Angelakos regains control of his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    The singer, producer and currently sole member of New York "indietronica" pop band Passion Pit, Michael Angelakos has in recent years been more defined by his shaky mental health than by his music. But this seems unfair.

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  10. Photos: Passion Pit kicks off Red Butte summer concert series in Salt Lake CityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Indie-synth pop band Passion Pit, led by singer/keyboardist Michael Angelakos, opens the Red Butte Garden summer concert series on Friday. The band, known for hits including A Take a WalkA and A Carried Away,A is touring in support of their newest album, A Kindred,A released in April.

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  11. Luke Bryan brings country cool to TacomaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... the Dust Up" tour, which will find him headlining some of the nation's biggest venues through at least October. Passion Pit also is headed to the Northwest, as the lauded rock act plays a pair of concerts at the Showbox. The band is set to appear at ...

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  12. Summer music preview: Get out your calendar for these acts touring Utah in coming monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... coming through Utah this summer. Michael Angelakos travels with four other musicians on tour, but in the studio Passion Pit is all him. The singer/keyboardist is the brains and voice of the indie alt-dance-pop band and has recorded three full albums ...

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  13. Passion Pit Mines the Past for Inspired Dance Pop on 'Kindred'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | The New York Observer

    "And 1985 was a good year." It's a repeated statement in the chorus of "Lifted Up ," the opening song on Passion Pit 's third album, Kindred .

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  14. Peter Angelakos and Passion Pit bring 'Kindred' to festival PierRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Philly.com

    Curled up on a couch backstage before a show at the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, in March, Michael Angelakos could hardly appear to be more relaxed. "I've never actually been more stressed - and happier," said the singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist leader of Passion Pit, gearing up for a tour in support of its third album, Kindred , on Columbia Records.

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  15. Passion Pit's Michael Angelakos on Dealing With...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Billboard

    Passion Pit 's Michael Angelakos talks to Billboard about recording their latest album Kindred , which debuted at No. 23 on the Billboard 200 , and addresses interpretations that it was influenced by his bipolar disorder, which hung over their last record, Gossamer .

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  16. Passion Pit Delivers A Perfect Finale To Movin' On 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | Onward State

    ... we were ready to see the final act. My feet hurt and I was sick of being elbowed in the ribs. I was ready for Passion Pit to put on an incredible performance, and they certainly delivered. By the time we were ready to jam to the indietronica tunes, ...

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  17. Passion Pit's "Kindred" Debuts with ~16K Sales;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | FHWrestling.com

    Released in July 2012, "Gossamer" moved approximately 37,000 copies during its first week of availability. Digital downloads represented roughly 27,000 of those first week sales.

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  18. Passion Pit paints uplifting picture of recovery with albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Daily Trojan

    There is no mistaking the huge influence Passion Pit has had on both music and culture since their debut in 2009. With a complex brand of synth and soul dubbed "indietronica," the young band's music has been successful in its own right and has been featured in countless commercials and films, making it nearly impossible to find someone who hasn't heard their music in some respect.

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  19. Don't miss these great April albumsRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    ... process of taking her place as one of rock's great front women. - Mansfield Michael Angelakos' third album as Passion Pit starts with the bubbly, sky-high Lifted Up (1985), and refuses to let up its sugarcoated assault from there on out. While 2009 ...

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  20. Family Matters in Passion Pit's 'Kindred'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | New University

    It has been seven years since Matthew Angelakos created the "Chunk of Change" EP to give to his girlfriend as a Valentine's present and Passion Pit began. The band holds a unique place in the electronic indie scene as having over-the-top production values while telling personal stories.

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