Monday, September 15, 2008

The Passion Pit

Here's a fun six track EP which came out last week from a Boston based band Passion Pit ( and no, they don't perform porn music). It's titled Chunk of Change (kind of cute and appropriate for an EP) and it's the debut from the fivesome. It opens up with I've Got Your Number (which you can hear below), a quirky, upbeat, blippy-bloopy electronic song that feels like an 80's / 2000's synth-mix. The remaining five cuts are electronic-based as well.

Interestingly enough, the first four tracks of the EP were put together entirely by Michael Angelakos (the original sole member of the band) as a Valentine's present for his girlfriend (makes flowers and chocolate seem like a tired stand-by). Since then he's recruited four other members to put together a group that hits the stage. In addition to the four original tracks, the EP also includes two more recorded afterward (Sleepyhead and Better Things) which are also available as a limited edition 7" (buy it here).

Visit their label Frenchkiss Records and become their friend on MySpace.

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