Matt Mastricova Staffwriter

Class of 2014


  • Belong reveals band's musical growth

    The Pains of Being Pure at Heart released a self-titled debut in 2009 to nearly universal acclaim, and it’s easy to see why. Mixing heavy influences from noise-rock bands of the late ’80s and early ’90s like My Bloody Valentine, Ride, and The Jesus and Mary Chain with unbridled energy and lightheartedness, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart appealed to more than just indie kids looking for the next ...

    Pillbox | April 4, 2011