Foster the People and Other Bands Fighting the 'Modern One Hit Wonder' Label

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It's been a while since we've heard from Foster the People, who scored a massive hit in 2011 with their debut single "Pumped Up Kicks," but it appears that they're ready to return to the spotlight in 2014 with a new single: "Coming of Age."A 45-second teaser clip posted to the band's YouTube page this week reveals a soaring piano-driven tune that seems to bear some strong U2 influences.  It's way too early to tell if the song will be enough to shake the dreaded "one-hit wonder" label that...Read Full Story

'Pumped Up Kicks' Dubstep Video: NONSTOP Does It Again

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Foster the People's runaway hit "Pumped Up Kicks" continues to inspire viral videos. This time a dubstep dance video uploaded by dubstep prodigy NONSTOP has everyone in the office wondering if this guy's skeleton is made out of gummy worms as he dances to a remix by Butch Clancy. Don't Miss: Get to Know Kreayshawn, Tyler the Creator and the New Faces of the VMAsFoster The People Videos 'Torches' - Foster the People - Best Selling Summer Albums 2011 Jersey Shore star Vinny Guadagnino...Read Full Story

Get to Know Kreayshawn, Tyler the Creator and the New Faces of the VMAs

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From left: Kreayshawn; Tyler the Creator of Odd Future; Sameer Gadhia of Young the Giant; Mark Foster of Foster the People. (Getty Images)MTV's Video Music Awards were mostly dominated by familiar faces like Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber last night, but a few new faces stuck out from the crowd. If you found yourself wondering how to spell K-R-E-A-Y-S-H-A-W-N or why a rapper named Tyler the Creator was wearing a tie-dyed cat tee, you weren't alone. Here's a rundown on the new kids at the show.1...Read Full Story