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Flaming Lips, Passion Pit & Chromeo Lead Moogfest 2011 Lineup

June 1, 2011 drainu182 0

AC Entertainment is proud to announce the initial lineup for Moogfest 2011, the annual festival of electronic and visionary music, celebrating the innovative spirit of Bob Moog, inventor of the Moog synthesizer. Taking place Oct. 28 – 30, in beautiful Asheville, NC, Moogfest’s Halloween harvest of musical delights builds on the tremendous success of last year’s reinvention of the Moogfest concept in the city that Bob Moog called home.

This year’s Moogfest lineup highlights a …

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Passion Pit and MGMT On Latest Episode of Inside Track

November 4, 2010 drainu182 0

A true indie success story, Passion Pit, sits down with Inside Track to discuss the dichotomy of their music, touring with Muse, and tweeting photos to their fans. Also, in episode 6 of Inside Track is a sneak peek at MGMT’s upcoming documentary.

On each episode of Inside Track, the world’s biggest recording artists reveal how they’re using the latest, innovative technologies to create their music and connect with fans. And they give their take on how this tech enhances …

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KROQ Weenie Roast 2010 Lineup (Presale Thursday)

May 10, 2010 drainu182 0

106.7 KROQ LA has announced details for their Weenie Roast 2010 concert on Saturday June 5th. Stone Temple Pilots and Sublime with Rome are set to co-headline. The rest of the lineup includes Hole, Silversun Pickups, DEVO, Paramore, Deftones, Spoon, Chevelle, Cage The Elephant, The Dirty Heads, Against Me!, The Temper Trap and Passion Pit. The exclusive KROQ Pre-sale starts Thursday, May 13th at 12:00pm (PT) online only to KROQ Street Team members. To get the password for the …

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The Joy Formidable Offer Free MP3 From Forthcoming EP

April 27, 2010 drainu182 0

Welsh indie rock three-piece The Joy Formidable is excited to offer their song “Whirring” as an MP3 download. As a track from their forthcoming EP titled A Balloon Called Moaning, “Whirring” exhibits what The Joy Formidable execute so well: crafting uplifting songs with a crashing rock element that melds the huge expanses of its members’ native Welsh countryside with the hectic nature of their new London home.

The Joy Formidable is the first band signed to Black Bell Records, the …

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New The Middle East Tour Dates, Free MP3s, KCRW SXSW Video

April 8, 2010 drainu182 0

The Middle East have announced some new tour dates. Over the next two months, the band will find themselves playing with Passion Pit, Mayer Hawthorne, Pavement, Beach House, Frightened Rabbit, Laura Marling and Mumford & Sons. Oh yeah, they’re also playing Coachella. Check out the tour dates below and download the following songs for FREE!

“Lonely” MP3

“Blood” MP3

“The Darkest Side” MP3

4/14–University of California–Davis, CA (w/ Passion Pit & Mayer Hawthorne)
4/15–Fox Theater–Pomona, CA (w/ Pavement)
4/16–Soho Restaurant …

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The Joy Formidable Announce Headlining US Tour Dates

March 31, 2010 drainu182 0

Welsh indie rock three-piece THE JOY FORMIDABLE have announced a run of headlining US tour dates. The band will play several shows on the east coast, beginning April 30th at Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, NY and winding up May 8th at Jillian’s in Albany, NY. Along the way, the band will stop off in East Rutherford, NJ for an appearance at the Bamboozle Festival on May 2nd.

The Joy Formidable is the first band signed to Black Bell …

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The Joy Formidable First Act Signed To Passion Pit’s Ayad Al Adhamy’s Black Bell Label

March 24, 2010 drainu182 0

Wales trio The Joy Formidable is the first band signed to Black Bell Records, the label founded by Passion Pit‘s Ayad Al Adhamy. The band’s debut release on Black Bell will be an 8-song EP titled A Balloon Called Moaning on May 4. The EP was recorded in the band’s home bedroom studio, and was entirely self-produced.

Of his roster’s first act, Ayad says that “The Joy Formidable grabbed my attention when I first heard the EP. …

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Passion Pit To Re-Release Manners (with Cranberries’ “Dreams” cover), Add Tour Dates (Second NY Show On Sale 3/19)

March 16, 2010 drainu182 1

On April 13th, Passion Pit will be re-releasing their hit album Manners. The re-release will feature new artwork as well as different renditions of the tracks “Moth’s Wings” and “Sleepyhead.” The band will also incl
Passion Pit has added some tour dates including a second NYC area show as the band will be playing Colonels’ Row @ Governors Island Wednesday June 30th (On sale Friday 3/19). Check out the full dates below:

Mar 26 2010 Ultra Music Festival Miami,

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Shout Out Louds Get Remixed By Passion Pit (Free MP3!)

February 19, 2010 drainu182 0

In celebration of the February 23 release of their upcoming album, Work (Merge Records), Sweden’s Shout Out Louds are offering up a FREE MP3 Remix download of the first single “Fall Hard.” The remix was done by Cambridge, MA’s electronic-pop sensation Passion Pit. Already an infectious slice of pop perfection, once in the hands of Passion Pit, “Fall Hard” becomes blissed out and, as Pitchfork said, “synthed up.” You can pull it down here (right click, save as).

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