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Foster The People 5/29 Central Park Rumsey Playfield Review/Photos

June 3, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

By Michel Dussack

It’s still hard to get a handle on just how big Foster the People has become in just over a year. Now several tours into supporting their debut LP ‘Torches’, this current spring tour (apparently the last one in support of the album) started on May 29th in New York’s Central Park and sees the band playing their biggest venues to date, including three sold out stops at the New York venue. Supporting the band on the …

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TAP Exclusive Interview: Up Close and Personal with Luke Pritchard of The Kooks

April 2, 2012 drainu182 1

Up Close and Personal with Luke Pritchard of The Kooks
By: Cassandra Paiva

When I found out that I would be interviewing Luke Pritchard of The Kooks, the band that I have been absolutely in love with since before I was even sweet 16, there were no words. Thankfully, by the time the interview came around, there were thousands of them.

I didn’t know what to expect, I didn’t want to make an idiot out of myself, and I didn’t …

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The Kooks and Morning Parade 3/10 Lupo’s Providence Review

March 13, 2012 drainu182 0


By Cassandra Paiva

The night was young, the fans were quite young too, and the bands were brewing with excitement as they prepared to play their last show of the tour. Doors were at 6, considerably early for the venue, and the second they opened, all of the “teeny boppers” (as my friends and I were calling them) made a mad rush to the barrier. Other, older audience members who didn’t want to get caught up in the claustrophobic catastrophe …

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The Kooks Announce US Tour Dates

January 18, 2012 drainu182 0

After a sold-out US tour late last year, The Kooks are thrilled to announce their return to the U.S. in 2012 for a February/March headlining tour. Tickets go on sale this Friday, January 20th. This will be succeeded by dates as special guests of Foster The People, of which both Central Park NYC shows have sold out five months in advance.

Their latest Astralwerks release, Junk of the Heart was produced by Tony Hoffer (Beck, Air, Belle & Sebastian), and …

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The Kooks Announce US Tour Dates with Foster The People

December 14, 2011 drainu182 0


Following a SOLD OUT headlining US tour that just concluded last night, The Kooks are thrilled to announce their return to North America in 2012 as special guests of Foster The People. Tickets go on-sale this Friday, December 16th.

Their latest Astralwerks release, Junk of the Heart was produced by Tony Hoffer (Beck, Air, Belle & Sebastian), and recorded in The Sound Factory (Los Angeles) and Sarm Studios (London). The band’s third album sees The Kooks solidifying their position as …

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The Postelles To Support The Kooks On Fall North American Tour

September 29, 2011 drainu182 0

The Postelles will support The Kooks on the first leg of the U.K. band’s upcoming North American tour, beginning with a show at the Trocadero in Philadelphia on November 15th and including two sold-out nights at Webster Hall in New York City (11/16, 17). Prior to The Kooks dates, The Postelles will be the main supporting act on The Wombats’ entire U.S. tour, which launches with a CMJ show at Webster Hallon October 19th and concludes at the Crocodile Café …

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The Kooks Announce Fall Tour Dates

August 9, 2011 drainu182 0

The Kooks will return to the U.S. for their first tour in three years this November. See below for the full routing of dates.

The band just released their debut single “Junk Of The Heart (Happy)” which will be followed by their brand new album of the same name on September 13th on Astralwerks/Capitol Records. The track was recently premiered by NYLON.

In conjunction with their U.S. tour, The Kooks will include a free mp3 download of “Junk of …

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The Kooks Release New Single “Junk Of The Heart”

July 12, 2011 drainu182 0

The Kooks have just released their debut single “Junk Of The Heart” today, July 12th which will be followed by their brand new album of the same name on September 13th on Astralwerks/Capitol Records. The track was just premiered by NYLON.

Produced by Tony Hoffer (Beck, Air, Belle & Sebastian), and recorded in The Sound Factory (Los Angeles) and Sarm Studios (London), the band’s third album sees them consolidating their position as a bona fide album band with trademark …