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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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New Foster The People “Houdini” Video

April 25, 2012 drainu182 0

A month shy of the one year anniversary of Torches, Foster The People have released the video for their fourth single, “Houdini.” The video premiered worldwide today on MTV and is streaming on Directed by Daniels (The Shins, Chromeo, Battles), the video for “Houdini” is a darkly comedic take on the age-old saying “the show must go on.”

On the heels of groundbreaking performances at this year’s 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards® and Elton John’s AIDS Foundation Oscar Party, Foster …

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Kimbra To Support Foster The People on US Summer Tour

February 14, 2012 drainu182 0

Warner Bros. Records artist Kimbra has been selected to support Foster the People on their US summer tour. The dates kick off May 29th with two nights at Rumsey Playfield in New York’s Central Park, and run through July 7th in Las Vegas, NV. The Kooks, Tokyo Police Club and Mayer Hawthorne will also be supporting on selected dates throughout the tour.

This year is shaping up to be an extremely busy one for the 21 year-old singer and songwriter. …

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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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Foster The People Announce New Tour Dates

December 14, 2011 drainu182 0

For Los Angeles based trio, Foster The People, this year included three headlining sold-out U.S. tours, a gold album for their debut release Torches, two Grammy® nominations for ‘Best Alternative Album’ and ‘Best Pop Duo/Group Performance,’ and a 3x platinum single in “Pumped Up Kicks.” With 2012 around the corner the band is excited to announce they’ll be back next Spring; kicking off a national tour on May 29th with two nights in New York City, making stops in …

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Foster the People 12/9 NYC Bowery Electric Review

December 12, 2011 drainu182 0

By Jennifer Trainor

Friday night, December 9th, SiriusXM’s Alt Nation hosted a private Foster the People concert at the Bowery Electric for a hand full of contest winners. Vinyl banners posted in front of the venue and on the walls inside boasted “TONIGHT ONLY” giving the air that something special was happening. Touring non-stop for the last year, two recent Grammy nominations, and Pumped Up Kicks having gone platinum, it’s no stretch to claim FTP as the “it” band for …

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107.7 The End Deck The Ball Hall Review and Photos

December 10, 2011 drainu182 7

Words by Grant Ruby, Photos by Marianne Spellman

Radio stations often put together disjointed lineups for such things as a holiday show like 107.7 The End’s Deck the Hall Ball. Because an alternative rock station like this plays so many bands from innumerable sub-genres, it can be difficult to find several acts that fit reasonably well together and can draw a large audience at the same time. In the 20th annual edition of the station’s winter festival, the …