Enter Passion Pit, the next in the line of Indie Rock party starters with synth-heavy grooves, crazy live shows and that one certain something to eschew them from the mainstream.
In this case, lead singer and primary songwriter Michael Angelakos’ vocals are so over-the-top falsetto that Alvin and the Chipmunks would be jealous. Even with that grating voice ringing through the air, the songs from the band’s debut Chunk of Change EP are dangerously infectious. Their hit Internet single, “Sleepyhead” combines a slinky synthesizer line with a Kanye West-inspired sample and hand claps to create dance-floor heaven.
Passion Pit gets bodies moving at The Northside Tavern with Cale Parks. Read a full interview here.