The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
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Reviews // 6 Articles
Blogs // 5 Articles
Media // 4 Articles
//Features

The Best Indie Pop of 2014
2 Dec 2014 // 8:20 PM

It's hard to see how any lover of indie pop could find the field of choices lacking in 2014, a year when the top ten albums are just the tip of the iceberg.

The Best 60 Albums of 2009
17 Dec 2009 // 3:00 PM

PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2009, highlighted by a bevy of American indie rock juggernauts, the return of a hip-hop master, and a couple of the finest voices on the planet.

//Reviews

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart: Days of Abandon
13 May 2014 // 8:06 PM

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart's third full-length Days of Abandon finds the band in flux, with a new sound that's crisper and cleaner.

The Pains of Being Pure At Heart: The Body (Single)
12 Dec 2011 // 3:00 PM

With shoulders slumped and eyes down, it’s the kind of vocal delivery that convincingly captures all the angst of a universe-crumbling teen breakup.

//Blogs

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Announce Third Album 'Days of Abandon'
25 Feb 2014 // 3:20 AM

Brooklyn's the Pains of Being Pure at Heart have just announced an April 22nd release for their third album, Days of Abandon.

Bubbling Under the 75 Best Albums of 2011: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
15 Dec 2011 // 12:00 AM

This week we presented our Best 75 Albums of 2011. Here are several more just bubbling under the top 75...

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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