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Jan 02, 2013

Clearly left in a reverential mood after the holidays, today Active Child released his take on gospel standard, “His Eye is on The Sparrow.” More

Jul 05, 2012

In the beautifully lensed video for “Johnny Belinda,” a cut from Active Child’s excellent debut full-length You are All I See, frontman Pat Grossi goes back to nature. More

2012 Sasquatch Music Festival Lineup Announced

Featuring Jack White, Bon Iver, St. Vincent, and More

Feb 03, 2012

The 11th annual Sasquatch Music Festival has announced its official lineup of artists, including Jack White, Bon Iver, Tenacious D, The Shins, St. Vincent, Feist, The Roots, Beirut, and Beck. More

Active Child Announces U.S. Tour Dates

Supporting Debut You Are All I See

Feb 03, 2012

Choirboy-turned-indie-pop songwriter Pat Grossi, aka Active Child, has announced that he will be touring throughout the U.S. starting in April. More

Watch: Active Child – “Hanging On”

Ghosts, Countryside, HATS!

Jan 19, 2012

Check out Active Child’s visual take on “Hanging On” a cut from the red-head harpist’s recently album You Are All I See. We have the clip. More

Jan 04, 2012

Avant garde songwriter/harpist Active Child was recently given the remix treatment when Montreal’s Michael Silver (aka producer/DJ CFCF) took the reigns of You Are All I See track “High Priestess.” More

Nov 10, 2011

On Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 M83 and Active Child graced The Music Box stage with two amazing performances. Photographer Wendy Lynch Redfern was there to capture the action. Check out a full gallery here. More

Nov 07, 2011

On November 4 M83 and Active Child played Warehouse Live in Houston, TX. We sent photographer Iman Mannie Saqr down to cover the action. More

Active Child Announces Debut Album and Release New Track

Listen to First Single "Playing House (ft. How to Dress Well)"

Jun 08, 2011

Today, Los Angeles-based avant garde harpist Active Child announced the release date of his debut album You Are All I See, We have the details. More


Aug 25, 2011

With the recent proliferation of falsetto crooners (James Blake, Bon Iver, How to Dress Well, etc.), Active Child’s Pat Grossi certainly runs the risk of getting lost in the shuffle, but his voice remains defiantly distinct and haunting: an icy, alien falsetto that somehow always registers as masculine and transmits enough emotion to buckle your knees. More