Posts Tagged ‘Passion Pit’
Months ago, I was looking to see if there were any good shows during our winter break in Boston. Growing up outside of Boston gave me many opportunities throughout high school to catch great concerts in Boston, Cambridge and Somerville; so, any time that I’m home, I try to see a show or two if I can. By some miracle, Passion Pit, based in Boston, were playing a show the last week I was home and the tickets were only $25. I immediately bought them; after missing out on their last concert in Boston (with Phoenix and Spoon, reviewed HERE), which sold out the first day, I knew I had to act fast.
There was a lot of excitement leading up to the show—it was like the cherry on top of my winter vacation. I’ve been listening to Passion Pit for a few months now and recently they’ve become extremely popular, so I knew there would be a lot of interest and a lot of different people at the concert. Read more »
December 15th, 2009 • 4 comments Commentary, Electronic, Folk, Hip Hop, Rock, Top Ten
Tags: Karen O and the Kids, Matt and Kim, Mum, Noah and the Whale, Passion Pit, Phoenix, Regina Spektor, The Lonely Island, Top Ten, Weezer, Zee Avi
With just 16 days remaining in 2009, and the music calendar winding down, its time to look back at the year in music as I provide you with my picks for the 10 best songs of the year.
2. “All is Love” (Where the Wild Things Are) Karen O and the Kids
3. “Rome” (Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix) Phoenix
Usually when you are awakened three hours before the alarm goes off, it’s a sign that you might be having a bad day. However, when I received such a call one morning in October while on a trip in San Francisco, the opposite was true.
The call alerted me to the lineup of the annual Miracle on Tremont Street sponsored by Boston’s WFNX, which featured three of my favorite indie rock acts, in concert order, Passion Pit, Phoenix and Spoon, and the concert was to be held in Boston’s historic Orpheum Theater. Read more »