Passion Pit‘s Michael Angelakos has uploaded nearly 40 unreleased tracks, demos, stay performances, remixes and rarities to Soundcloud.
Angelakos has been quiet for the reason that launch of his fourth album as Ardour Pit in 2017, ‘Super Sea Of Love’, as he introduced a break from music to deal with his psychological well being.
As first reported by Consequence of Sound, Angelakos started importing the fabric on the 18th of December this yr and has steadily added new tracks every day with no indicators of stopping.
A brand new Soundcloud bio says Angelakos is “previewing unreleased songs, demos at varied levels, decreased/different mixes, a capella tracks, instrumentals, and different b-sides and “rarities.””. Browse the complete assortment here.
Among the many uploads are unreleased songs that distinction considerably with the glitz of Ardour Pit’s studio materials. ‘It’s Not You, It’s Six AM (draft1)’ is an Aphex Twin-like rhythmic digital instrumental, whereas ‘Mom of a Complete New World (demo take 1)’ sees Angelakos sing in a ragged tenor over clockwork drums, avoiding his signature falsetto altogether.
A capella and demo variations of Ardour Pit’s launched materials additionally abound, together with vocal-only variations of the hit ‘Sleepyhead’, ‘It’s Not My Fault, I’m Completely happy’, ‘The place We Belong’ and extra.
Lots of the stay recordings are taken from Ardour Pit’s performances on the now-defunct Australian touring pageant, The Massive Day Out, in 2010. Remixes of latest singles ‘Hey Okay’ and ‘5 Foot Ten’ in addition to 2017 “redux” variations of the band’s first materials additionally seem.
The ten-minute ‘Respiratory In The Coloration Violet (d1_take1.3_fx_nobass_nomstr)’ that includes a stop-start groove and wordless vocoder, was uploaded with a word asking followers to let Angelakos know whether or not he ought to end the tune.
The singer-songwriter has been replying to lots of the feedback on the fabric, thanking followers for his or her assist and providing background particulars on the tracks. If his bio is to be believed, a “free pattern library” is coming quickly, although it’s unclear what it will entail.
Final yr, Angelakos launched his first new music as Ardour Pit since 2017, with the collaborative single with Galantis ‘I Discovered U’.