The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
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Reviews // 8 Articles
Blogs // 5 Articles
Media // 4 Articles
//Features

The Best Indie Pop of 2014
2 Dec 2014 // 9:20 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 // 4:00 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: The Echo of Pleasure
28 Aug 2017 // 9:19 PM

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart are back to show us that '80s alternative synthpop isn't dead, and it's perfectly fine to be mopey as long as there's a good beat.

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart: Hell EP
16 Feb 2016 // 8:55 AM

The Brooklyn-based indie pop group has never been shy about showing their influences. But can they do those influences justice?

//Blogs

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Announce Third Album 'Days of Abandon'
25 Feb 2014 // 4:20 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 // 1:00 AM

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

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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