Making Out (Is the Best Part of Christmas)

by The Active Set

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Bored to tears with the endless stream of uninspired holiday covers, the Active Set took it upon themselves to write an original pop song addressing the very best part of Christmas.

Buy the song and we will be donating some of the proceeds from sales of the song to Harmony Project, a charity that targets at-risk youth in underserved areas of Los Angeles, bringing quality music instruction and ensemble playing to children who otherwise would not have access to it, which is incredible. See what they do at


released November 30, 2012
©2011 The Active Set
Lyrics by Matthew/Demian Stolarz
Music by The Active Set
Mixed by Jason LaRocca


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The Active Set Los Angeles, California

The Active Set was born of the excitement of late '70s/early '80s post punk and new wave, unified with '90s alternative and viewed through the referential lens of the '00s. Drawing from this wide range of influences, the band yields a sound that is both energetic and intelligent. The Active Set love driven melodies with smart hooks. Then they like to change their minds, and change it up. ... more

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