The Boston, Massachusetts-based Passion Pit began as a one-man project of singer Michael Angelakos to produce a Valentine's Day gift for his girlfriend. The gift, an EP entitled Chunk of Change, soon wound up in the hands of friends and acquaintances, who were enthralled with the work. Eventually, Passion Pit became not only a vehicle for the romantic expressions of Angelako's heart but a full-fledged band - at least for live gigs - and opened for a number of well-known artists, including Death Cab… Show more
After spending several years with the post-punk outfit Sidecar Kisses, vocalist/guitarist Ritzy Bryan and bassist Rhydian Dafydd left the lineup and launched the Joy Formidable, drawing heavily from shoegaze and noisy alt-rock to create their new group's sound....
1807 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94612