| Feb 20, 2013
Michael Angelakos would rather not discuss topics he's been asked in other interviews. Specifically, the lead singer of the electro-pop band Passion Pit doesn't like repeatedly being asked about his band's admirable decision to give up alcohol.
| Feb 14, 2013
| 4:26 AM
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Stone Temple Pilots' lead singer Scott Weiland at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Tim McGraw at Susquehanna Bank Center, Beyonce at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, and fun. with.......
| Feb 5, 2013
| 7:54 AM
It's starting to look like Passion Pit and Norfolk are a cursed combination, but there were moments at The NorVa Monday night when the spell was lifted and pure light shined through.
The Boston-based group, led by vocalist and songwriter Michael...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 7:38 AM
For years, the Virgin Mobile FreeFest has been the biggest annual concert with the most consistently impressive lineup in Maryland. Sweetgreen's Sweetlife: A Music and Food Festival has been a recent challenger since it held its first concert four years...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 12:04 PM
**1/2 stars (out of four)
We all assumed, upon discovering Ra Ra Riot, that they were a synth pop band, right? Or at least some kind of thing you could play at parties?
It turned out they were actually a band with a string section, maybe best suited...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Late last year, I scrambled to put together a list of my favorite songs released during 2012, not just to have a handy playlist of songs I love, but to remind myself that I should keep track of this stuff starting at the beginning of 2013. Today, I...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 11:24 AM
What follows are the favorite 10 albums of 2012 as chosen by Times pop music staffer Todd Martens:
1. Frank Ocean, “Channel Orange” (Def Jam). No doubt this is Ocean's moment, what with his Grammy nominations and the romantic topicality of...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 7:57 AM
If you're caught with an empty sack only a few days left before Christmas, believe me, I understand. Sound Check is ready and willing to lend a hand. Here are a few recommended items with local ties. It's the Sound Check Last-Minute Gift Guide.
| Dec 7, 2012
| 10:43 AM
You've already seen our picks for albums of the year, but maybe you're wondering what else almost made the cut. Below are all of the albums that reviewed by the RedEye Sound Board that recieved three stars or more in 2012.
***-star reviewed albums:...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 4:25 PM
There was a surge of energy when Passion Pit took the stage at the Electric Factory Thursday night. Literally, a surge of people crowded the stage of the sold out venue, and a surge of energy burst onto the stage......
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Green Day's new music video for “The Forgotten,” the first video from The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 soundtrack, including footage from the film, will make its premiere tonight, Oct. 30, at 6:55pm ET/PT on MTV and MTV.com. This...