Passion Pit: Take a Walk

passion pit gossamerI recently came across a new group that has really caught my attention recently. Passion Pit is a great indie rock band from out east specifically Cambridge, Massachusetts. They formed in 2007 and its members are: Michael Angelakos, Ian Hultquist, Xander Singh, Jeff Apruzzese , and Nate Donmoyer. All of the band members, save Angelakos, attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Michael attended Emerson College. Their name comes from a slang term for a drive in movie theater. Continue reading

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Foster The People- Torches

I might be a little late on the uptake for this one, but I wanted to fully digest the album. Now that I have, I love it!

Mark Foster founded the Foster & the People in 2009 after spending several years in Los Angeles as a struggling musician and working as a commercial jingle writer. After Foster’s song “Pumped Up Kicks” became a viral success in 2010, they were signed to Columbia Records‘ imprint Startime International . They gained a fan base through club shows and music festivals. The group is Continue reading