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Foster The People Interview

Apart from a certain rapper, LA band Foster The People are the most hyped act of 2011. It’s impossible to read anything music-related online without catching mention of their breakout hit Pumped Up Kicks or debut LP ‘Torches’. It’s for a very good reason though- these guys make refreshing and supremely cool music that has already seen them play sold out tours across the States and indeed in Australia. Foster The People are returning here for the second time this year to play Splendour In The Grass as well as a few sideshows, and I caught up with lead singer/songwriter Mark Foster to talk Coachella, Torches, Pumped Up Kicks, and FIFA.

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Album Review: Foster The People ‘Torches’

Every so often you come across an album that you know you are going to adore before you even listen to it. Foster The People’s debut record ‘Torches’ is one of these albums. Partly, that’s because we’ve already heard nearly half of the album on their self-titled EP. Mostly however, it’s because this is a band simply incapable of writing a bad song and whose music is oozing with so much charisma, polish, skill, and- well- coolness, that not to love it would take a serious and concentrated effort.

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Chin Music For The Unsuspecting Hero

By now you’ve almost certainly heard Foster The People’s summer chill anthem Pumped Up Kicks (if not, check out my post about it a while back). For a band that is absolutely killing it on the interwebs at the moment however, we know very little about the LA outfit. This is in part why I […]

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