Formed in Cambridge in 2007, Passion Pit is what happens when four Berklee College of Music attendees and one Emerson grad get together with some keyboards, synths, samples, and stamina. After releasing the EP that brought us every hipster party’s unlikely dance hit, “Sleepyhead,” they put out their first full-length album in 2009 and began shuffling around the television circuit, showing up in everything from ads to sitcoms in testament to their melodic accessibility. Last year’s relentlessly catchy and uptempo sophomore effort, Gossamer, proves that they’ve still got the alt-dance market cornered.
Fri., Feb. 8, 8 p.m., 2013
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