The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

  • Annie Hart Goes Ambient (11/30 at WCL)

    You may know Annie Hart as a composer of synth-heavy, postmodern pop jams, both as one-third of Au Revoir Simone and, since 2017, a solo artist.  However, her latest solo effort, Everything Pale Blue, which dropped this May, took Hart in a different direction.  In the middle of lockdown...
  • The Natvral, Kip Berman Going Solo: “Songs of circumstance, you could call it.” (11/15 at UT w/ Luna)

    Although best known as vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter for New York indie poppers The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Kip Berman has spent recent years embracing a different sort of lifestyle… parenting, husbanding, but also making a slightly different kind of sound as The Natvral.  Earlier this year,...
  • The Weekly Soundup, March 29-April 3

    Spring has finally sprung in the music world. This means two things in my world – tons of touring bands stopping through Philadelphia and outdoor shows. 3/31 The Pains of Being Pure at Heart dropped their new record, Belong, yesterday. They step out on tour with Twin Shadow for...