Passion Pit’s new album is free if you tweet in support of mental health

Michael Angelakos from Passion Pit has been a little quiet over the last little while. With Passion Pit’s 2015 Aussie tour being cancelled due to Angelakos falling ill, fans have been waiting anxiously for something new from Angelakos, whether it be a new tour, or new music. Well, the good...

7 More Amazing International Tours You Can’t Afford To Miss

With the number of international artists continually hitting Aussie shores for a tours, it can be a little overwhelming to keep up with just who and when which musicians are making their way to our great land girt by sea, that’s why each week we compile a list of all the touring acts who have...

Florence & The Machine, Hot Chip & Alabama Shakes Drop Banging New Tracks

This week has already seen some mega brand new tunes released, with King Kendrick Lamar dropping his epic new track, not to mention homegrown rising star Tkay Maidza releasing another banger, as well as local house house duo Ara Koufax’s steamy new beat, and today, we’ve got four more songs from...

6 Awesome Music Docos You Can Watch Right Now For Free

As music fanatics, there’s one thing we love almost as much as the live experience, and that’s a compelling music documentary. Every so often we scour the internet to piece together a nice shortlist of music inspired docos that you can watch at home, whether it be a focus on up-and-coming artists, the...

The Amity Affliction Cancel Show Due To “Exciting Unforeseen Circumstances”

Just last week, synthpop favourites Passion Pit opened up about the circumstances that surround band cancelling shows, with frontman Michael Angelakos citing conflicting scheduling, illness, and inclement weather as main reasons bands have to regrettably pull the plug on their concerts. We can now add another bullet point to that list:...

Passion Pit Write About Why Bands Cancel Shows, “We Lose Out The Most”

Nobody likes it when a show gets cancelled, just ask anyone who had tickets to Frank Ocean’s Splendour In The Grass sideshows or the leagues of Aussie hip hop fans who’ve missed countless canned events. Though despite the perception that cancelled shows are often due to the temperaments of diva-like...

Afternoon Snack: New Eminem Single, 5ive Tour As 4our, Passion Pit Doco, Bliss N Eso N AFL

Feeling the post-midday blues? We’ve got some tasty afternoon treats in the forms of tracks, videos, and news tidbits from around the interwebs that you may have missed that are sure to get you through the afternoon. Dig in! Eminem Goes Old Skool For First Single Of New Album Following...

Artist Etymology: The Origins Of Your Favourite Band Names Pt. 2

Ever wondered where your favourite band got their name from? Some of our most loved artists get their moniker inspirations from the strangest of places. From old French sci-fi films to pieces of rubbish on the side of the road, nothing is off limits when you’re searching for that perfect...

Passion Pit

Passion Pit brought their bouncy pop tunes to Melbourne’s The Palace for a rather standard yet hit-laden mid-week show. Ably supported by Sydney’s experimental trio; PVT in a set that lasted just about as long as the headliners themselves. The eclectic outfit played to a fuller than normal crowd for...

Passion Pit

Passion Pit’s latest album Gossamer was conceived in a prolonged state of mania by the band’s bipolar mastermind Michael Angelakos, brought on by a one-off gorging of anti-depressants. This fact, surfaced in Pitchfork’s engaging profile piece on the frontman, is no more fully realised than in Passion Pit’s live show;...

Spin Off Festival 2013 Set Times Announced, Lineup Expands

Making the trip over from Splendour The Grass are Icelandic folk collective Of Monsters And Men, synthpop stunners Passion Pit, and scuzzy garage punks FIDLAR, joined by the impressive domestic selection of Chet Faker, Snakadaktal, The Jungle Giants, and Dune Rats, who will all be playing the main stage at...

PVT To Support Passion Pit On 2013 Australian Tour

Synthpop favourites Passion Pit are headed to Australia this month to play the sold out Splendour In The Grass and headline Adelaide’s Spin Off festival, as well as playing their own headline shows in Sydney, Perth, and two shows in Melbourne to accomodate an under 18s gig at the HiFi Bar. Now...